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 […]
If you want to find beetles, give them a soft bed, the complementary shape to a beetle, and wait. They will come, because they made you that way.
One after another,the grassland opens further. Something is ripening here. It’s easy to share space if you are thin, and working on rhythms of opening and closing that intersect at the point […]