Surviving winter

It was a rough, long winter but we made it through and so did the perennial vegetables. Let the spring feasting begin! Yesterday, I enjoyed a spring meal of¬†asparagus, stinging nettles and parsnip. I’ve also been eating Jerusalem artichokes, dandelions, and horseradish, along with a few salads made from the greens I started inside. We’re…

Science & Nature

Articles on the plants, animals and ecosystems in Atlantic Canada. I also describe the valuable work of naturalists and scientists, and suggest ways we can help protect our environment.