Well, pineapple weed! All that cottonwood snow makes it hard to harvest! Or so it seems, but look! The pineapples are above the snow!
If you plant it, they will come. The mid-morning bird gets the worm, but does he fly back to the nest with it, puff, puff, puff? No, he does not. He makes […]
I spent the day yesterday at Tree to Me, an organic orchard in the Similkameen Valley. The apples were in bloom. Before grafting some apple trees and maintaining the grafts I put […]
When the wind is a bee. Filbert catkins, waiting for the wind. When a bee is the wind. Well, a wasp, but what a tiny beauty with her fur stole! […]
You’d have a good time, I’m sure. It would draw thoughts away from Winter-Is-A-Catastrophe and Global-Warming-Is-Ruining-Things-This-Month-Alone. And that’s a good thing. Oh, and Birds. They look like flowers up there, don’t […]
Clematis grows wilds in the creek beds and river banks around here, as long as the native alders, brown birches, and cottonwoods are not disturbed. After all, a vine like this needs […]
Flowers are lovely. Creatures come to settle in. The flower calls, and the world answers. It’s the same with the stalk. Those seeds aren’t going to be spread on their own! It’s […]
We had an inspiring discussion in Kelowna the other night. https://okanaganokanogan.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=35870&action=edit One of the things that came out of it was a conversation on the work being done to bring back the […]
Worm your way into the heart of a calendula, that’s the ticket. Don’t be shy. Apparently, it’s now a thing.
Drought makes it easier for birds. They need the help. Sucks for stink bugs and lilacs-planted-in-the-wrong-place, though.