When the world of summer flowers is blasted by neglect, bees have it hard. There really is nothing, for mile on mile on mile. Even planting a calendula helps. It’s up to […]
There’s no need to recycle. Repair with goop. Be done. Yesterday’s dinner ( a big black fly) ripped the web, but, hey, it’s not worth throwing out yet, eh. Same story from […]
As you can see, as the forests burn up in all directions the new normal around here is for a sky other than blue. My sunflowers can find the Earth still, though. […]
Bees are attracted to pretty flowers. Wasps, too. In a healthy grassland, flowers continue all spring and summer and into the fall, with flowers for the big bumblers and tiny wasps and […]
Not the lawn (yes, that’s a lawn, Vernon style). Yuck. But morning glory flowers! Ah. Give us the weeds! So delicious.
It’s chamomile time! When those winter moons keep me awake in the middle of the night, these suns do the trick.
The expanding social competition among vintners to be super-elite seems to be at blame. This will be one of the few balsam roots you’ll see this year above Okanagan Landing, some 5,000 […]
Flax is beautiful. The seeds grow heavy and lower the seed to the ground. Mice eat the seed there. And then it lifts up again, through the snow! These aren’t seeds that […]
First, plant some flowers. Watch them grow. Nice, eh! Bees will burrow into the soil and lay their eggs. Nicer yet! Voles will come and root around, as voles will do. By […]
If you call… … they will come. Lunch Time But wait! Humans have a role to play here. These sunflowers originated with a charity giving them away in search of support. The […]