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
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Tall Purple Fleabane Erigeron Peregrinus With Butterflies Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta By Betsey Crawford
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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.

Native language

When I started my landscape design business in the 1980s the staff at plant nurseries nicknamed me ‘the weed lady’ because I kept asking for plants that most people were removing. As much as I could, I wanted to plant the grasses and wildflowers, trees and shrubs native to the glacial moraine known as Long Island, in southern New York. ...
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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.

Native language

When I started my landscape design business in the 1980s the staff at plant nurseries nicknamed me ‘the weed lady’ because I kept asking for plants that most people were removing. As much as I could, I wanted to plant the grasses and wildflowers, trees and shrubs native to the ...
Read More
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