In the instant we signed the papers and took charge of our 44 acres back in November 2003, we became stewards of many thousands of trees, including several swathes totaling […]
Saturday we joined a group of about 20 people to help our friends, Jim and Marci Hess, who live near Blanchardville, WI, seed 12 acres of brand new prairie. […]
This fall in the Midwest, and perhaps particularly in the Driftless Area, the leaf color has been over the top. Breathtaking, heart-stopping gorgeous. In the sun the leaves radiate color […]
We designed Underhill House to be energy efficient, and this week we finally whittled down our energy use a little more with an umbrella-style clothesline.
We feel blessed by the bats in our barn, but with White Nose Syndrome now present in Southwest Wisconsin – how much longer will they survive?
Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated crops. Potent, esteemed, and finally coming into the cross-hairs of science, where pieces of its DNA sequence may help us better understand human history.
A 10X magnifying lens is giving me a glimpse into a world of exquisite detail at the boundary between the plant and animal kingdoms where drama plays out among flowers and insects.