Fairy slipper orchid (Calypso bulbosa) on Mount Tamalpais, Mill Valley, California by Betsey Crawford
Tall purple fleabane (Erigeron peregrinus) with butterflies in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada by Betsey Crawford
A wild rose, Rosa woodsii, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho by Betsey Crawford
Douglas-iris-iris-douglasiana-Ring-Mountain-Tiburon-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
fairy-slipper-orchid-calypso-balboa-Mount-Tamalpais-State-Park-Mill-Valley-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
esert-prickly-pear-cactus-opuntia-phaeacantha-Corona-Arch-trail-Moab-Utah-by-Betsey-Crawford.
Pacific-trillium-trillium-ovatum-Baltimore-Canyon-Larkspur-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
Tall Purple Fleabane Erigeron Peregrinus With Butterflies Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta By Betsey Crawford
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woods-rose-rosa-woodsii-Coeur-d-Alene-Idaho-by-Betsey-Crawford

Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

A June garden

Last June I was distracted by the joy of seeing my son, Luke, and my daughter-in-law, Genevieve, get married on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Oregon. That wedding was an immediate family affair, so this June our families gathered en masse — 60 of us! — to celebrate. Which means I’ve been a little distracted once again. So ...
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Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

A June garden

Last June I was distracted by the joy of seeing my son, Luke, and my daughter-in-law, Genevieve, get married on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Oregon. That wedding was an immediate family affair, so this June our families gathered en masse — 60 of us! — to celebrate. ...
Read More
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