Camouflage

I never really thought about it until now, but translucency is a pretty efficient form of camouflage. Why waste energy on pigments …

The Grand Bugapest Hotel

I had a couple brilliant names picked out for this project before it even got off the ground. In fact, it was …

New fire pit at Katrina's house.

Fire pit and… ?

When I lived further north, I created a fire pit. I really liked it in the cold months (or rather, month). It …

Limestone cutbank in Bear Creek on one of the WQPL lands

Bear Creek

I took this photo last month. I went out scouting a Water Quality Protection Land preserve with one of my CAMN cohorts. …

Lacewings

Found these on one of my potted plants recently. Seen them around your yard or garden? These are good eggs, literally. Green …

Avoiding Monsanto in the Home Garden

It’s getting hard to avoid Monsanto (and other franken-foods) in the grocery store. But apparently even if you grow your own vegetables …

Making a Gourd Birdhouse

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything with this space. Mainly I’ve stopped gardening now that I’ve moved to a rental …

Summer Garden Wrap-up

Yesterday I removed a few mostly-dead tomato plants, cleared some withering cantaloupe vines, and whacked back some of the growth that came …