Forget the trees, those weeds. Ridge after ridge, the buckled land is lit with a shimmering green flame.
Even a dozen years back, this was rattlesnake territory. Then came the dynamite. We remember the lost spirits of the hill with flowers, these little fountains of molten snow. That’s what winter […]
You know there is a little bit of the grassland left when you find some needle-and-thread grass on a hill. It’s almost invisible, but when the light is right, in the low […]
Such healthy bunchgrass this year, in full flower. Glorious!
One of my neighbours up the hill built a house a couple months back. Garden is in already!
Sadly, one flicker can’t say the same.
Canadians are such nature lovers. Look how this family has spent $1,000,000 easy to build a bird house… … for swallows! No expense spared.
The process of spreading pollen among pine trees when the wind isn’t blowing is simple but energy intensive. Now, can you imagine having that kind of power? (He asks, as the […]
The double-flowered plum my father planted to give away to friends has found a home here, while he has gone to sea forever. After two years, she has a visitor! I like […]
Aren’t the orchards pretty in the springtime, with their quaint tractor wobble reminiscent of human fragility and everything? You, too, can achieve this effect on your own yard. These babies will […]