This video is one we can really relate to, because the Painted Desert is one of the dinosaur capitals of the world. Everywhere you go there are fossils and museums. You can find dinosaur fossils and footprints just spread around on the ground sometimes
We also happen to think The Petersons are hilarious!
This easy-to-grow, popular North American native bears striking, rich rosy-pink, daisy-like flowers in summer that attract butterflies. Plants are heat- and drought-tolerant, and blooms are used for cut- and dried-flower arrangements. The drug Echinacea, used to boost the immune system, comes from this genus.
“Echinacea is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. The Echinacea genus has nine species, which are commonly called purple coneflowers. They are found mainly in eastern and central North America, growing in moist to dry prairies, and in open wooded areas. They have large, showy heads of composite flowers, blooming from early to late summer.” – Wikipedia
Called “Cos” lettuce in England. In Italian it is called lattuga romana and in French laitue romaine, both meaning “Roman lettuce,” an indication it arrive in Europe by way of Rome. Some language experts trace the word “cos” to the Arabic “khus.”
Cos or Romaine lettuce was associated with the ancient Egyptian god of fertility, Min.
Romaine lettuce may be used in the Passover Seder as a type of bitter herb.
Brightly-painted hues are reminiscent of the American Southwest and its beautiful sunsets. Heat and drought resistant, grown near Phoenix across the heat and cold of three seasons in the Sonoran desert and five seasons at 6700 feet in the Painted Desert.