Sisyphus as Orchardist


The Fedco Trees catalog has arrived, and once again I find myself failing to pay any attention to my children and job.  The Fedco catalog […]

Pick Up Both Shovel and Fork!


Heavy for a gardener, but not for a 52 year-old American Friend of Rant Christopher C of Outside Clyde is the rare exception that proves the […]

The Butterfly Effect


  This was a hard image to get, as all of the new fritillaries were whirling around like … well, butterflies! For weeks, my garden […]