Nature heals, after the cold hit a little too hard last Wednesday.
9 us celebrated the full moon closest to the autumn equinox with Cantonese Moon Cakes - Thanks, Yvonne! Most left well before sunrise for class registration. 3 of us froze in the sudden temperature drop.
As the earth slips into shorter days, energies flow...
What do the different sounds our chickens make mean? A sort of whistle...
Stenciling the vermicompost bags, and testing erosion prevention with aging weeds?
No raging heat, pleasant heat for harvesting 27 "boxes" worth of vegetables.
Volunteering to pick Okra - Ladies Fingers - Bamya? Be well shielded!
My last night before summer turns to autumn. Observing, watching, listening, wondering...
Sunday the team arrived early to work on the first batch of pickles, and then threading meters of pepers for drying.
Language? OK I was
How much we can learn from Nature! Under stress, priorities are clear. Survival of the fittest among the wide range of seeds and offspring. Produce as much as possible with available resources.
As for humans, such choices are seen as&
Strange summer, while elsewhere overheats, we have rain end of July! What can we take for granted?
A week ago a Steppe Ecology course brought even more understanding of how nature has adapted life forms to the harsh conditions of extremes of temperature and low rainfall. June is the time of year when the annuals are turning to seed, leaving space&