250 years old seems a good minimum, and then five years to lose all the needles. Then a Douglas fir is ready for a second life. Where else is a young eagle […]
It’s great when you put yourself out there and wait and wait and wait… … and then one day the guests come. Thanks for visiting my blog, eh!
This is an example of the “if it comes out of the ground, who am I to say it doesn’t belong there” style of gardening. Tomatoes hate this approach, but, as you […]
We are clematis. The rushing waters where the Pacific Ocean lifts to the sky and splashes down on rock sometimes look dry, scoured by the sky more than by water… … and […]
For 10,000 years, the people of the grasslands have been living in a fire landscape. For 100 years, they have been living in a fire debt. This landscape: Selah Creek, Yakama Nation […]
What I love about Pacific wild currants is that they taste as dry as the land on a hot day. Their sweetness is pale and their juice minimal, and yet if you […]
Here’s some native orach growing wild on the hill. Later in the year, it will be weed-whacked, as usual. I’m going to collect some seeds. Enjoying those June rains! Here’s some red […]
Next spring’s onions. Out of last year’s. This year is just a chance to pass the years along.
Siya? became the food chief by volunteering in an old story. She continues to volunteer, by offering fruit. She wants us to take it, so we will spread her seeds. One of […]
Here’s an example of how British Columbia property law and land use determines the physical characteristics of the land itself. Here’s one of our treasures, the Brittly Prickly Pear. That lovely green […]