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To Love the Earth and Fear the Forest: My Paradox as an Ecofeminist by Tallessyn Zawn Grenfell-Lee

I am privileged to live near a wood where I can walk with my family, my dog, or alone – when I have the courage. I fear the woods, see; not because of physical danger from humans or wild animals, at least, not really. 984 more words


Plants Chat!

“….experiment showed not only that plants can learnby association — which is astounding in itself — but also how easily humans underestimate plants. “We are plant blind,”…. 93 more words

Ashland Garden Club

Permaculture - What is it and How does it work?

Lots of people have lots of definitions for permaculture. They’ll tell you it’s about sustainability, or land management, or tree-hugging, or eco-systems, or organics, or … at least when I first started asking questions about it those are the answers I got. 415 more words



This morning, in the early hours, I walked around and through the flowers–again overwhelmed by  volunteers–the plants that keep giving and giving.  Reappearing each year through no effort of my own.   219 more words

The power of making aware

It’s common wisdom that what you measure becomes important. That’s how we humans work. A clock makes you focus on time and so on. I consider myself a good driver having been driving 39 years without serious accidents and only a few speed tickets. 314 more words


One Person's Trash....etc.

I’m drawn to discarded stuff. Not garbage exactly–but things that can maybe be reused or have some sort of intrinsic value–to me at least. This holds true for most areas of my life. 195 more words

Episode 62: Home Grown Drama

Crimson hadn’t wanted to see it. She’d tried to avoid it. She’d tried to pin her eyes on the leader of the settlers and avoid contact with rest. 1,534 more words