Wisteria is happening

Alaskan Gift Platter

A beautiful gift of glacial silt, stones, and lichen I received this week from Alaska. I'm gonna start adding the glacial silt to my daily vitamin regime - geological roughage.

Stone Barns

I haven't much time for this poor hoe lately but here's a little snippet from a trip to Stone Barns, truly a magical place. We've been using their compost in the city and were happy to get a little trip up north...more visits to come.

sheep shearing:

logs inoculated with fungus spores:

greens, greens and beets. look at those mustard greens!:


landscape maintenance

maintenance is such a boring and unsexy word - but it's what i'm always bitching about. finally i read this!:

(from issue 33, Harvard Design Magazine)