Wednesday Vignette: Flightless

““Gardens are about life and death, not only about pretty plants. My garden emerged from an ecology in which processes of decline and decay are

Sad addendum

Well, following up yesterday’s post with some sad news. The second emerged butterfly’s wing didn’t form properly and it really can’t fly. This one won’t

Wednesday Vignette: Living On

Monarch chrysalis then butterfly, on the fennel in the fruit guild: ANOTHER monarch chrysalis then butterfly, on the ‘Olga Mezitt’ rhododendron in the front yard:

Ever Vernal Endless Landscapes

“Oh, grassy glades! oh, ever vernal endless landscapes in the soul; in ye, — though long parched by the dead drought of the earthy life,

Yet Another Earth Garden: Northern Rail Trail in Andover, NH

This past weekend I walked the Northern Rail Trail in Andover, NH, from the access point off Lawrence Street (to the right off Route 11

apple blossoms and buds

Earth Garden V: Singing Meadows Preserve (BRLT)

A photo series from a visit to another Boothbay Region Land Trust property, in Edgecomb, Maine: Singing Meadows Preserve (PDF). The name derives from the