A cactus native to Kansas from the Flint Hills adds some natural landscaping in the garden of Bob Rauktis, 1616 Ind.
Bob Rauktis enjoys placing what he calls "goofy stuff" throughout his garden area. Here a small birdhouse sprouts from an old boot.
Sunflowers and plants native to Kansas make up much of the landscaping at the home of Robert Rauktis.
Wildflowers ready to bloom in a butterfly plant and flower garden area at the home of Bob Rauktis, 1616 Indiana.
Robert Rauktis, 1616 Ind., salvaged some windows from his house and placed them in his garage, providing a ground-level and picturesque view of his backyard garden. Rauktis hadn't gardened at all until he moved to Lawrence from California six years ago.