Your Brain on Nature

Spending time in a green space engages all your senses. The light plays off gentle green leaves, while calendula flowers add a splash of orange here and there, petals trembling in the morning air.  The wind suddenly brings the smell of leaves, flowers, earth. You feel a tickle on your leg, and you brush away […]

It Ain’t Over til It’s Over

There is still time to garden. Check out:   Seeds to Start in August    

Stories from the Field: Captain’s Blog

Side note: You knew there would be a pun, Juris. You can’t stop them by staying off Facebook. I will find you. 🙂 ‘Way, I’m Samara and I have the best job in the world. I’m a gardener and I like to cook and find cool ways to preserve the harvest that don’t take up a […]

I say tomato, you say WTF?

Gardeners keep asking exasperated questions like, “What is wrong with my tomatoes, do you know? It’s like – all – bubbled.”  And no, no I didn’t until I read this article. “Simply put, [catfacing] is the abnormal development of plant tissue affecting the ovary or female sex organ (pistilate), which results in the flower, followed […]

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