Well, let’s get right to the heart of it, this is the mind of the wilderness. Big Bar Lake Wetland Even in the dry grasslands, everything comes to water and everything leaves from […]
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! […]
Some gardens are wild, and grow wherever they want, like this nightshade. Some need lots of prep, and then grow, if they want, like this nightshade. Welcome to my new garden, Potato! […]
It’s your choice: a bounty better than spinach, or drought. Same rainfall, same soil, same sun, same day, same hour, same tongue, same thirst.
What a life it is to live in the sun. A garden doesn’t have to be humanly planted. Who knew?
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 […]
Some things are sobering. Here’s a cold frame (a glassed-in seedbed, for early growing) from 1978, updated for the new Okanagan in the age of vineyardization. Before 1978, this was an orchard, […]
Today, gravity waves, and a gravity whirlpool, too! Amazing results happen when gravity is tethered. We stand between being spun off of the earth and drawn down to her molten heart. Nothing […]
Snow that has dropped down through the thatch has touched the earth and is carrying it back to the sky.
Last year’s stalks are pretty, but what life is left in them beyond that? Well… just look at their calyxes, all shrivelled and black, like perching spiders. Spiders who will bring death […]