In the Garden of Deeden: Seed starting

The seasonal loss of leaves by deciduous trees and their subsequent dormancy during the winter in northern latitudes is not a scenario that is typically played out in the lowland Amazon rainforest. Stable, warm temperatures and abundant rainfall lead to most trees in the rainforest being evergreens.  That doesn’t mean they don’t lose their leaves, … Read more

Encounters with Jungle Elders

I used to climb between the buttress roots of an old tree in a park that my parents often took me to as a child. I imagined that I was in a lost world, full of magical creatures like fairies and great giants that mimicked plants. I never thought that these games my imagination would … Read more