Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Alaskan Mill, Dreams of Spring, and Seeds With Character

It’s shaping up to be a cold, dry winter (so far).  The garden has essentially been put to bed, and so attention turns to infrastructure. These three trees – two very tall pines (Pinus sabiniana) and a cedar – were … Continue reading

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Volunteer Bay

Umbellularia californica, to be exact.  There isn’t a whole lot of it at my elevation (~3k), but it’s fairly common elsewhere in these parts, usually at lower elevations, in stream and river canyons, closer to water.  That being said, at … Continue reading

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