So, this is what you do. Plant a cherry tree. Leave it or fifty years. Over time, it is fifty feet high, and her daughters have formed a grove, around her. They […]
From many, one. From one, many. Just not all at once. Here is Siya? blooming: a cluster of white-petalled flowers catching the eye because so many are close together. Not all bloom […]
The apples will be fermenting for the birds in early April. The hips will be ready in March. The haws (Columbia) will be ready in February… The rowan berries will be ready […]
The siya? berries are swelling. And here, on June 2, some are red. Amazing. This is a July crop here.
Siya? is calling. Time to start practicing your messages of thanks by going out and saying hello.
So, I phoned ahead, right, and asked for a strip of land to be tilled for my baby trees. What I didn’t know was that there was a 3/4″-thick piece of rebar […]
When picking rose hips… … pick the ones that offer themselves to you. Those are the good ones. You’ll know which ones. The others are just mean. This is actually a syilx […]
I went to the most popular place of all to find out why the elderberries on the flat at the mouth of McLean Creek look like this, w with white, blue and […]
A garden can sow itself. Wasps will love you, and eat all kinds of pests in the process, and the birds, oh, my. The gold finches adore lettuce-gone-to-seed. And orach, too. Well, […]
Farming is tough. The weeds grow. Look at these lambs quarters take over the world! But, reallllly look at them. Mmmmmm. Instead of a field of trouble, it’s a crop, better than […]