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  • Writer's pictureJean Linville

in the stillness of summer


June 27 - July 1


tiny linden tree blossoms

drift to the dry hot ground

as dragonfly wings disturb

heavy humid air hanging

over water lily blooms

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Bethe Hagens
Bethe Hagens
02. Juli 2021

I actually saw a single gigantic dragonfly earlier this week. It was shading itself under the eaves of the shop. The creatures around here are really stressed by the weather. Crow babies are showing up looking for cat food. An absolutely gigantic ground hog (about 50 lbs) ate six cabbages and every broccoli plant scattered throughout the terraces. It is turning into my terror garden as I imagine the plantings demolished by wildlife who increasingly have no wild. My original plans clearly are not sustainable as more and more animals count on our space. I have focused on perennial and edible. Until this week, it had not occurred to me that it was multi-species edible way beyond bees, birds, and…

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Jean Linville
Jean Linville
02. Juli 2021
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What you are saying about more and more animals using your space is very true. We have had an influx of nesting birds this year on our tiny little space, mainlyI think because of leaving the leaves and having no dogs or cats. But I do wonder just how many we can support along with chipmunks etc. I have had to resort to growing any human food inside a mini greenhouse I put up.

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nbpt108
02. Juli 2021

Beautiful

as

Always

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