Many Marches ago, a tree cracked in half, and my life began to change into what it’s become today.
A tended garden inevitably involves some choices, as well as planning which tree species will fruit better with more sunshine.
“Growing things are good” isn’t a sufficiently coherent claim for a book. While the questions and problems that Andrew Peterson raises in The God of the Garden are thorny and complex, his ideas deserve greater development.
Simard concludes that all of the natural world is interconnected and her conclusion is particularly poignant as she points out that the hard-won insight of her decades of research is nothing more than a “scientific” stamp of approval on the wisdom of both ancient indigenous practices and 19th and early 20th century logging and harvesting practices.
The locust tree is a rare symbol of Christmas and Easter as one.
The presence of a mature orchard is a sign of the longevity of the farm and the temperance and patience of its farmers.
I have just planted two apple trees from what my local nursery calls their “Posterity Collection,” heritage varieties grafted onto a slower-growing but durable and...
Hidden Springs Lane. It’s not easy being a localist. Vladimir Putin has taken Crimea and many in the West are afraid that he has...
We lived now in a wrecked forest, but this is only the beginning.