So, let’s say you’re 18 or 25 or 30 and need a place to live in the Okanagan. Where are you going to go? Here? Sorry, you can’t even afford the stone […]
The Beauty of Okanagan Nature
Nature is hard to create. You will need a tractor and a mower, and you will need to get stuck in the swamp every few feet and struggle out, but in the […]
Flowers are Where It’s At
The daisy and the bee. The daisy with no bee. The second flower will, however, get pollinated. Not even a spider can wait forever, and it will be drenched with pollen when […]
The Food Chief Speaks
Are You Guys Nuts?
Who hires these guys to landscape their 2 million dollar homes? If you have the money to build a house like that, can you not do math? So, you want the house […]
Rakeball: The New Lacrosse
You play it under one of those waterfilled basketball hoops that get parked on the gravel outside your driveway. But you need abandoned 1970s landscaping, or the rake is just a danger […]
Okanagan Landscaping Tip
Don’t plant cedars. No, really. Don’t. This is what they do. This is because it’s a dry grassland. Cedars like rainforests. Irrigation and landscaping can’t change that.
What We Need More Than Fences
Fence posts. Sincerely, your friend, California Quail.
Black Widow on Guard
The watch spider at my front door has been killing bees and using the protein to lay eggs. Here is one sac she’s just finishing up. 200 eggs in there. By the […]
Want to Buy Some Land in Vernon?
This orchard will be for sale soon. It’s dying. There’s no way that it can pay off the cost of its posts now, let alone anything else. There’s an idea out there […]