I dunno. Here are some of these hardworking guys planting Frind’s industrial vineyard in Vernon. It’s hard to say, isn’t it. Wine, a tourist product, sold at about $22 a bottle, may […]
It’s chamomile time! When those winter moons keep me awake in the middle of the night, these suns do the trick.
In the greenhouse. This is my fifth pick. And no slugs! A little pollination trouble in the corners where the bumble bees don’t like to go, but who is worrying, eh! We […]
Ponderosa pines are not a species that likes to mingle with other tree species and communicate root to root. They prefer to stand out in the grass and wait for fire. Still, […]
I wonder who marked this stone marmot with an X, and why. Perhaps the artist was signing their name. Note that there are two marmot heads looking to the left. For one, […]
The old grass finds the Earth so the new grass can find the sun. The cottonwood catkins find the Earth so that their flowers and seeds can spread out and catch the […]
And if beauty is no object, either. Vernon. Where the Iron Age and the Stone Age meet.
Here’s a food donation box (with twin coffee canisters) on a noisy creekside trail along the highway in Vernon. A fine gesture. Do note that food is not stealable here, but garbage […]
So, on the grasslands, blue green algae (part of this healthy soil crust in the Cariboo) pulls nitrogen from the sky and makes it available to plants. So does the lichen on […]