Take Back Your Time Week ends on January 29. Here’s another idea for taking back your spirituality in Mother Nature by experiencing common, ordinary time in an uncommon, extraordinary way.
There’s a tendency to think that getting back to Mother Nature takes travelling a long distance, but what if you could get there in your own backyard? The
Originally created by a donation of land by the family of Walter and Lulie Price, the center’s 33 acres is found right smack dab in the middle of Olde Town Clinton, Mississippi. Located at
616 Dunton Road
While there, you’ll want to visit Fern Gully and The Butterfly Garden. Fern Gully contains approximately 40% of the fern species native to our state. A small pond and over 20 species of wildflowers and flora are incorporated into The Butterfly Garden. You will also want to visit the “Elephant Tree” on Grapevine Loop. Trail maps are available at Price Hall, the center’s main building.
Taking back your spiritual time in Mother Nature doesn’t have to end here. If you want to know more about gardening and conservation, the center offers educational programs that include lectures as well as hands-on demonstrations. There’s even a summer day camp for children and a project for rescuing, raising and releasing monarch butterflies.
One of the great things about purchasing native plants through the Whitfield Price Nursery is that if you have any questions, someone should be able to find the answer for you. Education is actually what they do at the