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 […]
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.
Fence posts. Sincerely, your friend, California Quail.
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 […]
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 […]
The robins hatched their young a couple weeks early, but the gold finches are six weeks ahead. Viruses are spreading through the wild roses and some have lost their pink .. … […]
Cicadoidea Okanagan hanging out in the choke cherries. Note it’s companion the ant. I don’t know if they’re just sharing a choke cherry bush or if the ants and cicadas are interacting […]
This Mexican rock-picking crew in Vernon is an example of what I call magical thinking. Notice a couple things. First, how many rocks are being picked (to make it easier for machine […]
Apparently, one farmer believes this will keep the tricksters out. I don’t know whether to weep at his innocence or applaud his sense of determination and hope. This could be why coyotes […]
First, you’re spotty. Yes, the robins are hatched, just in time for strawberry season! There’s a family of four flapping around my yard and getting spooked when I pick my peas. All […]