blue periwinkle (Vinca Major)

Firescaping

‘Firescaping” is a word invented for those who are prepared to live near the wilderness without illusions. If you make your home in close proximity to chaparral – the dominant ecosy...

Theodore Payne’s Wildflower Hill

In the waning years of the 20th century, people seem to have two contradictory desires. On the one hand, they crave extraordinary excitement and thrills – from heart-stopping action movies to n...