Caterpillar rescue

Late summer is butterfly season at Little Cedar. It’s also caterpillar rescue season. As you probably already know, Monarch butterflies are in trouble, and I believe it’s backyard and community gardeners who will eventually save the day. At least that’s what I tell myself as I bring Monarch eggs...


Jealous roses sing the blues

“Where have you been,” says ‘Sophy’s Rose’ as I bend over her to drag out some weeds. I feel guilt wash over me. “I’ve been busy.” I try not to look at her, but she clutches at me with her prickles so that I have to remove them one...