Archives for April 2011

The Camera In Gardening

April 25, 2011 at 11:47 am

The best preparation for gardening isto go afield and see the things that grow there. Take photographs in order to focus your attention on specific objects, to concentrate your observation, to train your artistic sense. An ardent admirer of nature once told me that he never knew nature until he purchased a camera. If you... View Article

The Dandelion

April 15, 2011 at 5:17 pm

The first warmth of spring brought the dandelions out of the banks and knolls. They were the first proofs that winter was really going, and we began to listen for the blackbirds and swallows. We loved the bright flowers, for they were so many reflections of the warming sun. They soon became more familiar, and... View Article

A Favortie of Bailey- New John Muir Movie to Debut

April 14, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Image by cliff1066™ via FlickrJohn Muir in the New World L.H. Bailey called John Muir, “the interpreter of mountains, forests, and glaciers.” This Preservationist, naturalist, author, explorer, activist, scientist, farmer, John Muir (4/21/1838 – 12/24/1914) was all these things and more. Nearly a century after his death, this Scottish American is remembered and revered as... View Article