In order to build more houses like this, with lots of rock because Canada likes the very distant Rocky Mountains a lot … … and with a vineyard to draw people in […]
In the sandy Kaiserstuhl in Germany, where grapes are native and wine has been made since before the romans marched into town, wine growers have learned to use buckwheat to build up […]
I’ve wondered about this “nature” thing for years. What on earth is it? This? Is this nature? Can’t be. It’s a language. Or, hey, is it that nature is a language? Is […]
From the old Celtic fortress, which became a Roman fortress and Imperial Seat at the great crossing of the Rhine, we look south across the city of Breisach. This city on a […]
This is the best harvest in 25 years. And you get the bonus of the robins scolding you, but there’s enough to share. If not a pie, then just saskatoons with your […]
The shallots I planted last July are blooming now, and replacing the lost nodding onions up on the hill. The sky has noticed. Welcome, Sky! These blue beauties were in the mariposa […]
In the local royal gala orchard, long past the renewal date of 10 years for slender spindle high density, high-capital orchards, a snowball bloom has settled out into a lousy crop. The […]
When reading wild roses, out of focus… … is focus!
Alfalfa flowers make exquisite salad, with a bright green flavour drenched in honey. Let us just give a little leeway to our fellow diners! There’s enough to share.
Stem People on the left: Ants: the great climbers and farmers. Aphids: their herds. Leaf People on the right: Leaf Miners: the great wanderers, mapmakers and historians of what is passed but […]