Herbalist Scott Reid gives introduction to wildcrafting

Yesterday herbalist Scott Reid guided a workshop on identification and use of edible and medicinal plants. He demonstrated what a wealth and diversity of useful plant life occurs along a short stretch of parkland around the confluence of the Speed … Continue reading

Grace of a white pine monoculture

Eastern white pine plantations are ubiquitous in Southern Ontario. We have one behind our house. The photo shows another one near Guelph. I can hardly think of any conservation lands where a person can walk far without encountering long straight … Continue reading