Looking at asters

Digging into a virtual garden of discoveries

There’s an acquaintance of mine who rolls her eyes every time I mention that I’m taking another online gardening course. I figure she just doesn’t know what she’s missing. I get that “gardening” and “online” may seem to go together like “fish” and “bicycle” but there are virtual classrooms out there offering amazing experiences that…

Reflective water

Of wolves, rivers and gardens

“When extinction adjusts the number of species to the [undisturbed] land area that remains for the plants, mammals, reptiles, birds, and invertebrates of North America (something that will happen within most of our lifetimes), we will have lost 95 percent of the species that greeted the Pilgrims.” That sentence was excerpted from my textbook, Bringing…