A deer has been eating my plums. I didn’t think to get out there with a tape measure to get an exact measurement. I was too busy shooing her away. But it […]
They just don’t see in colour. Darkness, what’s it to them? What’s it to us? Everything? Do we look into the light to see its boundary with darkness? Plants react to […]
The pleasures of winter are born in spring and harvested in Autumn. Then comes memory, and then the old year again in a new form. Choke Cherries in September, Big Bar Lake […]
Choke cherry. Starry False Solomon’s Seal. Only one is a tree.
Some people just can’t help gardening. Take the local porcupines, for instance. They love to chaw down on the pile of cull apples a farmer dumps at the top part of his property, […]
Well met on the coyote trail. (It’s a big pic, just click it.) The world we share… Fruit for us, bark for her.
It is possible to read land by colour. The Douglas firs on the ridge line below are ready to pass through the coming winter. So are the yellow choke cherries in the […]
Science is a cultural product, no less so than this: Canadian Garden Decoration, Orchard Hill Not only has the lion lain down with the lamb but it looks like one, too! […]
It’s the time of year when tent caterpillars are in their glory, making art out of the choke cherries in the roadside ditches, along the walking trails, and in the creek beds […]
Sacred trees are everywhere at this time of year! Here’s another one: Magpie Nest in a Choke Cherry Tree This one you can get inside for a view up into the sky […]