This is an example of the “if it comes out of the ground, who am I to say it doesn’t belong there” style of gardening. Tomatoes hate this approach, but, as you […]
The tiger lily is native to china. In China, the roots are eaten like potatoes. The Columbia lily is native to Cascadia. Source. So, that makes an interesting confluence of cultures possible. […]
They leave a little grain behind … … and till it in with their digging, and it grows among the flowers.
Julia Aleynikova is a young poet from the north east Ural mountains, who gave me six sunflower to plant while she went to Minsk for the summer. Her poem “Lady Fallen to Earth” […]
Which is more beautiful? Gloriosa daisies on July 10? Beauty, after all, is balance and function, united as one. All bright and new. The Okanagan Okanogan Fusion Reactor, Third Year Or Gloriosa […]
The Icelandic Poppies and the sumacs are in their glory, and the bees are joyful. I am joyful, too. Bees in the Staghorn Sumac And Iceland? Yes! You know I love Iceland… […]
We enter the 21st Century from a time of industrial fishing, clearcut forestry, shale frakking, and carbon trading. Because of almost universal human self interest, we have become an endangered species at […]