Here’s the view from Dogtown, a métis town being gentrified in the midst of the White Okanagan. The capitalization of investment, such a dominant myth in the colonial power here, Canada, leads […]
If you lock all your people into cars, roads, schools, restaurants, stores and jobs, you can get away with murder. What I mean is, you can have all your people working together […]
Three months ago, I was digging a deep hole for the greenhouse foundation. Now look at it! We’re getting there, eh! Garden boxes built, garden terrace built, greenhouse ramp and floor built, […]
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.
Three weeks of work lead to a rush to get the garden built before the snow, eh. Here I am yesterday afternoon. The old garden beds are in the bags, waiting to […]
It would be easier to plant grass. The last garden boxes lasted seven years. Time for a refit!
I had an unusual start in life. When the sky got like this at this time of year (and even darker at solstice), I was out pruning fruit trees, like this apple […]
When picking rose hips… … pick the ones that offer themselves to you. Those are the good ones. You’ll know which ones. The others are just mean. This is actually a syilx […]
I sent my friend Paul some red orach … Planted by gold finches in August, harvested by them in May … seed to plant at Pleasant Camp on the Haines Highway, a […]
The old orchards of Oyama are not doing well. How could an orchard do well, with so few trees per acre? You might ask. This property, long-neglected, has sold. These apples are […]