The tiny fly larvae known as leafminers can do a lot of damage, but you can head them off if you’re quick.
A recent essay from Brain Pickings brings in observations from John Muir, Walt Whitman and the late and beloved neurologist and author Oliver Sacks.
This is a great time of year to cook up a big pot of whatever greens are at hand – including some delicious ones that are often overlooked.
These cheery yellow flowers are actually invasive weeds, and they're darned hard to eradicate.
It may look like summer to us -- warm and dry, days still longish and the hills a sunny gold -- but from the honeybee point of view we’re well into fall. And that can only mean one thing: The…