Category Archives: plants

La Via Campesina

Originally posted on These Days:
(First published Broad Sheep, March 2014) By the time you read this it will be nearly March and, hopefully the floods will have subsided and emergency COBRA meetings will have concluded and politicians everywhere in…

La Via Campesina

Originally posted on These Days:
(First published Broad Sheep, March 2014) By the time you read this it will be nearly March and, hopefully the floods will have subsided and emergency COBRA meetings will have concluded and politicians everywhere in…

January flowers

Flowering plants in January are something.  The flowers are often delicate, secretive, small. Yet the fragrance generates the desire to linger around at the end of January for a good while. January flowers are supposedly more densely fragrant in order

January flowers

Flowering plants in January are something.  The flowers are often delicate, secretive, small. Yet the fragrance generates the desire to linger around at the end of January for a good while. January flowers are supposedly more densely fragrant in order

Midwinter flowers

The last Knautia Macedonica flower black jet black Jasmine berries lime green Heuchara leaf and the final red Kaffir Lily of the year winter solstice 2013.

Midwinter flowers

The last Knautia Macedonica flower black jet black Jasmine berries lime green Heuchara leaf and the final red Kaffir Lily of the year winter solstice 2013.

how a seed becomes a squid

“And above all the need – indissociable from my very nature, from my way of seeing and thus of thinking – to go see everything very very close up so as to see, and consequently, the development of a vision

how a seed becomes a squid

“And above all the need – indissociable from my very nature, from my way of seeing and thus of thinking – to go see everything very very close up so as to see, and consequently, the development of a vision

Corporate planting: insect-free camaflauge for smoking and cabling

‘The ingenuity of our fiscal cardinals, our thinktank of snapping turtles, is needlessly invoked.  Sell what has already been stolen and let the victims of this sleight of hand believe that, in some miraculous fashion, their long sequestered property is

Corporate planting: insect-free camaflauge for smoking and cabling

‘The ingenuity of our fiscal cardinals, our thinktank of snapping turtles, is needlessly invoked.  Sell what has already been stolen and let the victims of this sleight of hand believe that, in some miraculous fashion, their long sequestered property is

queen of the night black tulip dead head not dead at all

a dead flower head is not dead

the older i get, the more i realise how much i need to reconsider my perceptions and embedded cultured understandings. the whole notion of the ‘dead head’ in the flowering plant has been something i’ve grown up with from a

queen of the night black tulip dead head not dead at all

a dead flower head is not dead

the older i get, the more i realise how much i need to reconsider my perceptions and embedded cultured understandings. the whole notion of the ‘dead head’ in the flowering plant has been something i’ve grown up with from a

black tulips and their shadows cast on a white wall

the thing itself and its shadow

The early morning sun casts the black tulips onto the white wall. shadow |ˈ sh adō| noun 1  a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface. “Since things and my body

black tulips and their shadows cast on a white wall

the thing itself and its shadow

The early morning sun casts the black tulips onto the white wall. shadow |ˈ sh adō| noun 1  a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface. “Since things and my body