Welcome to stektektsxwíIhp, laying down the summer out of her own healing language, spring. Summer is the medicine. The berries are edible but bitter, a kind of relish; the inner bark is […]
Crazy CBC Thinking
The award-winning journalist Alex Migdal, this guy… … knows, apparently his Google, and works for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, for whom he recently wrote this: ‘Huge amount’ of carbon in soil Irrigation […]
Crazy Okanagan Water
Today, I’d like to show you some water in its living environment and some crazy water. First, living water: That’s mock orange, doing its thing. Home to deer, porcupines, bears, lazuli buntings, […]
The Musical Interludes of Grass
Like the colour from the setting sun on setting grass, the intervals of growth in the grass comes from a balance between earth and sun and time. It’s beautiful stuff. The names […]
The Secret Life of Wild Mustard
What a life it is to live in the sun. A garden doesn’t have to be humanly planted. Who knew?
Salsify Weaves the Sun
Here she is gathering the threads. Here’s the finished weaving. Wondrous work!
Big Game Hunting in the Okanagan
Note the tidy landing gear package, the side saddles and the lovely fur coat! Now, with all that camping gear unfolded just half a second before: Isn’t she a beautiful one!
Big Yellow Bear in the Sagebrush
Up the hill we go. Butterflies in the mock orange. How nice! CRASH! CRACK! BANG! A scurry of activity. One second later: Then everyone is calm again. Now it’s time to hunker […]
Applied Mathematics in the Garden
Elders do math best. A living calculus. The spiders of the fruiting world! For them, life is a spray of electrons. Why not plant one today? Also great for keeping away sorceresses, […]
Shelter From the Rain
You may not be planting your garden for yourself. Good on ya. Dragonfly and Pine