Setting up station for transplanting the Catalina island currant.
Peter demonstrating the proper way of transplanting.
Here he is tickling the roots of the plant
Add some soil into the pot
carefully place plant into pot and pack in more soil until it's firm
After potting plant place at the back of the cart.
Continue until cart is filled.
Once cart is filled, water the plants. Go over it 3 times.
Push cart to drying area. then placed plants on the rack.
All the plants we transplanted!! WOO!
We Trojans always clean up after ourselves. :)
mapping out the area we will start collecting seeds. We are collecting two different plants today. The purple needle grass and the silver lotus.
Oh yea.. group shot!
Us in our gaiters, looking cool!
Purple Needle Grass
Peter showing us the seed and how to ID them
Enclosed area in near Middle Ranch/ Avalon with Purple Needle Grass
Seed of Silver Lotus after painstakingly opening it up. Looks like cricket turd that small seed
Handful of seeds
Hunting and gathering re-enactment of silver lotus seeds
End of the day group picture
Peter recording data and sorting the seeds.