Survival in the winter garden (Photovember 15)

In Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard mentioned finding an etiolated leaf in winter. She commented that while we like to separate everything into seasons, summer designated for growing and winter for dormancy, nature does not really work so neatly. … Continue reading

Coping with drought, wishing for spring water

Ontario is experiencing its worst drought since 1965. We are not alone. The North American Drought Monitor map currently shows extreme drought throughout much of the US and severe conditions in southern Ontario. However, the map was last updated on … Continue reading