I thought at first this bunchgrass was in such beautiful shape this spring because of a winter of voles fertilizing it while nesting in its thatch. Then I realized that it hasn’t […]
These wild currants were just humming with bees today. None were domestic bees. Bumblebees and some mid-sized black ones, very sleek. For the first time in years, no insect pests, no damaged […]
Last year, I realized that water was going to become precious, and expensive, and become a privileged product serving the real estate and tourism industry. To combat that, I’ve started harvesting rain, […]
Because the mourning cloaks do! It’s a good time to go ruin your shoes. Go on, now. It’s worth it.
I went to the garden to flavour my potatoes for dinner, and what did I find? Aha: A Quick Harvest While the Pot Boiled Top: Welsh Onions Bottom: Garlic Chives From left […]
Ah, such fun. Here are Edna’s cherry trees at Splatsin, pruned so she can reach the fruit without a family giraffe. Sometimes, that’s what food sustainability means most of all. And her […]
At Splatsin, there are some apple trees that have been let go as a generation aged. I offered to help, and was, generously, trusted. Here’s what I think might be a Gravenstein […]
To gather pollen, a bee is completely exposed — easily spotted from a distance. Their defense is to flee when there is any shadow passing over the yellow cushion of the flower. […]
Fare well, voyagers! What a day for space travel!
Muscular. An Oyster Without a Shell Bare. A Head, With its Body Under the Sea Treed. A Mouth Speaking. A Head Opening Up. Bodies. A Double-Headed Person with a Shared […]