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No poo for you, organic farmers!

Manure image courtesy of Shutterstock If the FDA’s proposed food safety regulations go through, the use of animal manure on farms over a certain size, or which supply food to supermarkets, will ...

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GMO Trees

Some time ago I wrote a post suggesting the need for genetic engineering to endow American trees with resistance to the introduced, non-native pests that are ravaging our forests.   Recently I learned ...

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Pinterest tells us what you like

Hey, bloggers among you, have you ever checked to see which of the photos you’ve published are pinned to readers’ Pinterest boards?  It’s kinda fun, and here’s how.  For this blog I ...

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Big Honking Coleus!

We’re at summer’s end and look what’s starring in my garden – the humble Coleus. Once restricted to shady spots, these newer sun-tolerant ones are something else, growing tall enough to actually ...

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