Look at the great food chief bursting in fountains out of the Earth. And remember, it does not all happen right now. This is just a stage. Last year̓’s fruit has brought […]
The first glimpse of summer’s berries is here. Siyaʔ, the Food Chief, is awake. She yawned a bit four days ago. Right here: And now, she’s stretching out into the sun. This […]
Look how this group of serviceberry bushes have spaced themselves out so that their farthest branches, laden with berries, will just fill the space between them, and no more. Note as well […]
This Macintosh apple tree at Splatsin is struggling out of an infection of Horsehair Canker, with her nurses: two currant bushes (you can spot the one behind). It’s harder to spot the […]
That’s síya? for you. You go, girl!
Sure, there’s snow, and some Saskatoon buds are closed tightly… … but others are not. The one below is on the same bush, but out in the sun, and hormonally a little […]
During the year the birds did not come back, a quiet year by any account, siya?, or saskatoon as she is also called, still created berries and offered them. May we all […]
Siya? became the food chief by volunteering in an old story. She continues to volunteer, by offering fruit. She wants us to take it, so we will spread her seeds. One of […]
The siya? berries are swelling. And here, on June 2, some are red. Amazing. This is a July crop here.
These wild currants were just humming with bees today. None were domestic bees. Bumblebees and some mid-sized black ones, very sleek. For the first time in years, no insect pests, no damaged […]