Lake Oroville

How the California drought grew silverware in our garden

My wife and I were coming back from walking the dogs recently. As we turned the corner from the sidewalk onto the path to our front door, we noticed a dinner fork buried in the¬†Jerusalem sage (phlomis fruticosa)¬†under the manzanita tree. This was a bit of a mystery. I chalked it up to one of the kids taking a snack out into the front yard and dropping a fork. (more…)