Don’t plant cedars. No, really. Don’t. This is what they do. This is because it’s a dry grassland. Cedars like rainforests. Irrigation and landscaping can’t change that.
And if beauty is no object, either. Vernon. Where the Iron Age and the Stone Age meet.
I spotted this handy unit down the road yesterday. All tech should be so efficient! Here’s a close up of the blade system. And here you can see the balance between the […]
So, the deer come by in deer territory in the Great Canadian Military City of Vernon and munch stuff grown with water because access to water is blocked by farm fences and […]
Landscaping is hard work. The name says it all: land + scoop, the Old Norse word for fate, the shape one makes of a life by work, the scoop that drains a […]
A couple weeks ago, things were looking pretty poorly up the road, with unseasonable snow.. But now, things are looking up, with unseasonable heat. Always wear a hat. That’s the trick. Right. […]
Houses in this grassland subdivision are coming in around $1,000,000 dollars these days. I expect this one on the edge of stream bed is little different. Water has some lessons in store […]
Today a little tour through democracy in action. Note the two anti-insect bands. Given that a gram of soil continues 1 billion microorganisms, beating out seawater’s 1 million, how much topsoil does […]
Isn’t it about time to stop mowing our teachers down? Isn’t about time to honour the great libraries of the grass?
In an image-driven culture, gardening is symbolic. It fills the social role of display. Like clothing or a tan or a tattoo. The key is to fill the social role while protecting […]