Valley Pond Townhome Association

Tag: Prairie Restorations

  • Maintaining the prairie grass and wildflowers

    Every year, the City of Northfield contracts with a company to care for the prairie grass and wildflowers that surround its storm water ponds.  A crew from Prairie Restorations was spraying the invasive/noxious weeds around Hidden Valley pond last week.

  • Getting rid of Bird’s foot trefoil

    Last Thursday, I noticed a crew of three workers walking around the pond spraying. I chatted with one who said they were from Prairie Restorations, under contract with the City of Northfield. They were killing Bird’s foot trefoil, described on their website as an exotic species of wildflower.  In some cases exotic species find just…