Wild Acres Park
We went to Wild Acre park with the challenge of finding more wild flowers than my sister, Sonja, and her family did. We ended up discovering way more than just beautiful flowers!! 🌺
Sonja had sent me a text the other day with some photo collages of 20 wild flowers she had found on a hike with her husband and children in upper Michigan!
She said my blog had inspired her… and in turn she inspired me to take the kids on a flower hunt!!
We just happened upon this park… I tried going to a specific store and it happened to be closed just for today- of course LOL! So I checked my Map App for parks nearby and voila… Wild Acres Park showed up!
I came prepared with a Missouri Wild Flower book but we didn’t use it… We just kept seeing too many new and exciting things!!
A bike parking sign that was just begging to be sat upon…
A real LIVE cicada!
A cicada shell/ shedding!
And then… We saw a GIGANTIC wasp or hornet (I don’t know exactly) carrying a dead cicada!!
I zoomed the camera into the flower… And discovered that it was actually covered in ants!!
Today was Simone’s lucky day because she then found two owl pellets!!
And Lucky Simone found one of its feathers!
I can’t tell which flower is what and if it’s the same as another LOL!!! 🌺😳🌺😂😂 so I can’t take an accurate count!
So – Sonja and her family wins the Wild Flower Hunt!!
Good Job🌸 and thanks for inspiring us to get out into the WILD 💜