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Seed Collecting at Harris Farm Pollinator Patches

September 30, 2022

Our pollinator patches are a gift that keeps on giving! Now that most of the blooms have [...]

Butterflies at the Harris Farm!

August 8, 2022

Why do we love butterflies? Certainly, we admire their exotic beauty and effortless grace as they [...]

Summer Update – Pollinator Patches at the Harris Farm

July 5, 2022

In honor of #PollinatorWeek and @pollinatorpartnership (June 20-26) FLC staff wanted to update you on the pollinator patches at the [...]

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Seed Collecting at Harris Farm Pollinator Patches

September 30, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Our pollinator patches are a gift that keeps on giving! Now that most of the blooms have come and gone, it's time to get out and collect seeds. Most of the species we have planted are excellent self-seeders and return in force [...]

Butterflies at the Harris Farm!

August 8, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Why do we love butterflies? Certainly, we admire their exotic beauty and effortless grace as they dance among the flowers, but they serve many other important roles, from the caterpillars that provide food for migratory songbirds to the pollination that is [...]

Summer Update – Pollinator Patches at the Harris Farm

July 5, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #PollinatorWeek and @pollinatorpartnership (June 20-26) FLC staff wanted to update you on the pollinator patches at the Harris Farm. Black-eyed Susan, partridge pea and false sunflower abound! The meadows are coming to life and attracting a variety of pollinators. The cover crops [...]

‘Musings about Jarvis Park and it’s importance’ – By Joe Black with The Daily Times

May 25, 2022 Uncategorized

By Joe Black joeblackdpt@gmail.com May 21, 2022 I got a personal tour of Jarvis Park recently. Dr. [...]

UPDATE! FLC’s Pollinator Patch Project with Strata-G Volunteers (4/29/2022)

May 4, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Last Friday was nice and cool with partly cloudy skies! That gave FLC staff and Strata-G volunteers the wind in our sails to work out in the pollinator patches and other native landscaping beds at the Harris Farm (FLC’s office headquarters in Rockford, TN). There was plenty of mulching and [...]

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

It’s springtime and FLC’s office headquarters at the Harris Farm is boasting plenty of native blooms!   Staff can’t help but take a look back at the last few years as we focused on removing invasive exotics like honeysuckle, multi-flora rose, and the infamous privet, within some of the property’s [...]