Two days ago, I suggested that the former grassland hillsides of the Okanagan Valley (now large, private expanses of unproductive and water-wasting weeds), an area at least equal to the 100s of […]
When you rely on animals brushing up against your seeds, or pecking at them, to knock them to the soil, it’s best to fall over with the weight of your flowers, so […]
Celebrate the season! It’s a colour palette for rejoicing. Art without four seasons. Life without four seasons. Life with dozens, often two at the same time, passing through each other like clouds! […]
A native plant that returns disturbed soil to its natural state and makes most excellent summer-in-a-bottle for those winter days is called a weed? Dandelion and Peach Forever Really, we should be […]
Grasses are the children of a warming earth, and this is their season. I’ve been talking of science lately, but a science based in poetry and in ancient earth knowledge, so I thought today, […]
Well, either that or it means nothing here in the grasslands of the North American North West. Beautiful, though.The way it busts up concrete is also beautiful, don’t you think?
In 1543, Copernicus published this book and changed everything: De Revolutionisis Orbi Before he did that, the Earth was considered the centre of the universe. After he was done, the sun was […]
Now. First Day of the Year for These Guys Once I figure out what they are, maybe it’s time to have some salad colour, eh.
Share. Live from the land. Be joyous. Share that, too. Chickadees Feeding in January Today’s three course menu: russian thistle seeds, red root pigweed seeds, & sagebrush seeds, too
In open agriculture, indigenous crops take their rightful place as efficient water farmers on dry hillsides. One of the most beautiful of these crops is the mariposa lily. In most parts of […]