Sure, you can put up a container with cedar boards and stainless steel corner brackets, drip irrigation and compost made out of chipped trees and waste water treatment plant leftovers, but that’s […]
Here’s a cut on the Grey Canal Trail in Vernon, that was planted into blue bunch wheatgrass about 15 years ago. Bluebird boxes were installed on the fence (you can see one […]
In the Okanagan, trails are wide. That way, people can use them as exercise routes. The idea is to get out into nature. More practically, the invasive weeds thrive so well that […]
Every generation and social class in Canada gets to make the country new, in their own image. That’s part of being in a settler society. Settlement is a permanent process, and everyone […]
Not the lawn (yes, that’s a lawn, Vernon style). Yuck. But morning glory flowers! Ah. Give us the weeds! So delicious.
Nature is hard to create. You will need a tractor and a mower, and you will need to get stuck in the swamp every few feet and struggle out, but in the […]
Who hires these guys to landscape their 2 million dollar homes? If you have the money to build a house like that, can you not do math? So, you want the house […]
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.