Here’s how to grow tomatoes using plastic and hydroponic fertilizer. After harvest, this plastic goes to the landfill. Why, you may ask? To get a jump on the season, without having to […]
At the beginning of April? Yes? No? Well, here they are again, as April opens into the light. April 4, 2014 … Harold has gone to photograph bluebirds! And just a few days back? […]
Hunting for wild asparagus. Down below the old canal. In the place between orchards and sagebrush. Time to pick asparagus for a woman whose husband used to drive her up there. […]
Here’s a local orchard advertising down home goodness.Note the weed-killing. (One year ago this was an indigenous grassland.) Literacy is powerful. I think people want to be deceived.
Exhibit 1: the Wealthy Man’s SculptureNo one knows what those metal bits on the top are. Intriguingly, poisoned plants around its base are considered a good way to sell building lots worth up […]
Earth, or machine. One increases diversity. One reduces it. Or is it so? When the Syilx managed these grasslands with fire and selective harvesting methods, they increased species diversity. The species-rich landscape that the […]
Sad news. My beautiful lake, with its jewels of melting ice reflecting the sky … is a bit of a sewer, too, when the freezing line gets in close to shore and […]
This is mining. Goose Lake Hills By cattle. What this land needs is a good fire and then a good long rest.
I’d like to show you a post I just made for my Icelandic blog, because it links to ideas about creativity I played with here a couple days ago. Those ideas link […]
Many reasons. Nitrogen gas storage, dwarf rootstock related sap restrictions, sugary varieties with all their flavour in essences that evaporate within two weeks, water system delivered petroleum-based fertilizers, excess size, continually re-created […]