Monthly Archives: September 2014

Moonflower Magic

One Spring I came across a little Moonflower seedling nestled among the Morning Glory vines in a local greenhouse.   I’ve planted several every Summer since then.  What a magical plant! Moonflowers are night blooming cousins of the Morning Glory.  The … Continue reading

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Through a Forest Wilderness

“A wilderness…is hereby recognized as an area where….man himself is a visitor who does not remain.”     The Wilderness Act of 1964 50 years ago this month congress passed The Wilderness Act of 1964 and it was signed into law by … Continue reading

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Autumnal Aroma Therapy

I love the smell of the garden this time of year. Yeast cells working their magic on the over-ripe remnants of a bountiful harvest. The sweet aroma of fermentation, the scent of woodsmoke in the air and fragrance of  bread baking … Continue reading

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Summer Snowflakes

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”  Henry David Thoreau What appears to be a cluster of snow-y ice crystals in the stenciled design above is really a flower from Queen Anne’s Lace, a common … Continue reading

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