Where the Monashee Mountains … … meet the Okanagan Fault … … native hazels filter through the understory. These trees of magic and power. Already, they are blooming in preparation for the […]
Ah, the cedars of Cedar Falls! Such a beautiful coastal landscape. The rainforest! The great green land! Wondrous. Look again. These are one landscape. That is Cascadia.
Yesterday, the greenhouse went up. Four sets of hands made light work. Looking great, don’t you think? Fots om well with the local wildlife, too. And perfect in the yard, too. Happy […]
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. […]
In early June, I showed you a picture of Pan, as he has showed up in the North Okanagan. There are other images. Here’s the link. Well, look at him now! Now […]
If you would like to visit the sun, I suggest a late afternoon walk facing west in mid-August. Keep the water at your side and watch where you’re going! But, what colour […]
Great Basin Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), a member of the aster family, rolls across the hills of my country. You could say that where it is home so am I. Not just the […]
Nine years ago, I spotted a monarch larva on the milkweed up the hill, and even saw a monarch fluttering around. That was the last one. The milkweed continues to bloom, although […]
Abstraction can be our enemy. Even concrete is better for the planet… … than this stuff. Nothing Growing in this Abandoned Pile of “Composted” mulch Every dandelion knows that. Conservation of water […]
Energy building in the sky. Seven hours later, a bolt of lightning arced from the earth to meet it. It’s not so unusual. It happens all the time, in many forms.