SAGEBRUSH: FOE When my family first moved to Southwestern Colorado, our pastures were overgrown with sagebrush. At the time, we didn’t have the equipment to remove it quickly, so the only way to get rid of it was with a mattock. This was time-consuming, back-breaking work, that nobody liked, but it had to be done, because nothing much would grow near sagebrush. It produces a strong chemical that repulses most plants, animals, and insects, so up until recently, we considered it a noxious plant with no value. SAGEBRUSH: FRIEND Then I researched for the second book in my DESTINY trilogy….