honeybee on echinacea flower

The garden in a time of uncertainty

This has been one of the strangest gardening seasons I have had. We have had a long, slow beginning to the growing season with glimpses of sun, but then lots of rain and cool temperatures. The plants are enjoying all the water after last year’s droughty summer–everything is quite green and lush. The weedy plants…

On Bali, climate catastrophe

standing at the precipicelooking over, we sigh, (these words spoken so many times before) disappearance: ice bears birds dolphins diversity fish frogs food clean air water peace We are not doing enough. We stand at the edge of ice, the edge of prairie, the edge of forest.We are watching as the storm comes to overwhelm…