Those are for the bees, More important, is the ovary within its frilly, protective leaf, and the stamens attached to it. As you can see, they’re very much alive. It’s not the […]
She’s a lovely one, Apricot. She lures me. I have a body that is eager to be lured. The blossoms are so pretty and smell so sweet. Finding fruit, and caring for it, is […]
It’s not just about the flowers. Buds hold their secrets, too. Love your local apricot today!
Welcome to Dry Baby, the Okanagan’s newest apricot. She’s just a bud right now, but next year she’ll have some beautiful, big, orange, tasty and juiceless apricots. She came through the winter […]
Last night, the frost stayed away on this spring-two-weeks-too soon. The apricots are waiting for bees that are too cold to fly. Thanks, everyone, for your prayers. Tonight, though, is April 1, and […]
In this early spring, please say a prayer for all the apricot trees alone in the cold tonight. Thank you.
Today, a moment of joy. Remember the apricots of a year ago? Tilton Apricots, Lower Keremeos, Similkameen Valley The great preserving cot of the West. And remember the ones of this August, […]
This robin’s first brood were two such big louts that I think they burst their nest. Certainly, they fell to the ground, where she fed them for a week until they were […]
Life on the temperate earth goes around in circles, the same way as the earth goes around the sun. In this dance, spring is the kind of thing that requires Autumn leaves. […]