Nelda Hunt: Repurposer Extraordinaire

Nelda Hunt likes to prowl in alleys. Well, of course she does! That’s where she finds all that sadly discarded stuff and gives it new life. Alleys, dumpsters, flea markets, estate sales, junk stores, thrift shops, friends on a cleaning binge, herself on a...

Another Surprise Flower

I bought a Pleiospilos nelii this year simply because it had a bud ready to open. I thought. Brought it home, repotted it with two others that I bought with it, Pleiospilos nelii royal flush, just because they were a pretty purple color. I waited a couple of days in...

Turkey Vultures are not Buzzards

Really. What we all probably grew up calling a buzzard is actually a turkey vulture, Cathartes aura. It just so happens a bird found across the ocean, Buteo buteo, is the real buzzard, found in Europe, Asia, eastern Russia, northwestern China, and northwestern...