The Earth, as a landscape architect sees it. A landscape architect enjoying the view. What is of no interest. He puts his back to it.
If you plant a maple tree in the Okanagan Valley, pretty soon the place starts to look like Canada. And if you plant a bunch of other colourful things, it looks like […]
It would be easier to plant grass. The last garden boxes lasted seven years. Time for a refit!
Not everything is about settler culture… … and its failures… A Canadian Outpost in Vernon, Cascadia … and all cultures hold an indigenous heart. Any Celt Knows What to Do Among the […]
Industrial ruins, like this one at Cedar Falls, are called forests. It is a desert.
To get a nice new trail for humans along the lake, where a railroad used to be… … it sees that you have to dig up a four metre wide swathe of […]
The sow and her three cubs that hung around with us for September, up in their forest in the Cariboo, sure did give this old tree a whack. Kind of Corn on […]
Asters love the woodland and asters love the shore. Here’s some in the pine grass. What asters really love at this time of year is a bit of shade. Long after the […]
Yesterday, the greenhouse went up. Four sets of hands made light work. Looking great, don’t you think? Fots om well with the local wildlife, too. And perfect in the yard, too. Happy […]
Move over, Mississippi! Why is our beautiful clean river, the Okanogan, so brown when it hits the blue Columbia?* The Crossing This image was taken from the site of the old Hudson […]