This is about as dense as they get. It’s beautiful, but why? What does this do? Or, what limitation creates it?
Welcome to the 21st century! In this century, we’ve finally learned that a grassland is nothing without flowers. Here’s why: That’s right, bees, 500 kinds of wild bees and wasps that live […]
Flax is beautiful. The seeds grow heavy and lower the seed to the ground. Mice eat the seed there. And then it lifts up again, through the snow! These aren’t seeds that […]
It’s always an adventure to see who comes to dance… … and then, after making the circuit … … half-drugged, stumbles out… Good times for all!
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 […]
One of my neighbours up the hill built a house a couple months back. Garden is in already!
The spring is advancing three or four days for every day, after its slow start. Now the butterflies! I first wrote that I couldn’t identify this pretty one. “It looks like a […]
Once an important food crop, yellow bells are now rare, yet continue to mark the exchange of water and heat in the soil and to mark what is still possible for renewal […]
The snow buckwheat started blooming today on the cliffs and rocky crags. The wasps are loving it. Lots of wasps all loving it at once. Beautiful wasps. Beautiful wasps with issues. […]
Purity is charming, but … …this is what this syilx land teaches. It is irrelevant if the cattle industry has labeled this a noxious weed. More fertilization of flowers = more children […]