Finally! Here's my Bloom Day post, for Carol over at May Dreams Gardens. Since everyone was getting fancy w/you tube videos and background music, I put mine in a collage. So there. [gallery link="file"] left to right: top row: wisteria & Boise; wisteria; ad euphorbia ...

Hey all! I want to send you over to see what ELSE is going on the wild world of Idaho gardening. Here are some kindred spirits. Stop by and say hey!: Seasonal Wisdom Small Goat Garden ...

Wow! Can you believe we are on week eight? Dear Carol and Dee, Dear Friends and Gardeners, Things are really starting to pop here at Ranch du Bois. We had three days of 80+ temps and bright sunshine which makes the spring plant world do the...

From Fulcrum publishing This may be the book of the year for Rocky Mountain garden lovers. The Plant Select organization has showcased all 74 of their tried and true outstanding plants in one concise, beautiful volume. This wonderful handbook includes: * multiple color photos...

Dear Friends and Gardeners (Carol and Dee), I so look forward to our (now) weekly exchange of notes: where we are in our various states of gardening and fresh optimism for the new season upon us. I am almost certain you all noted the vernal equinox...

Let me start off with a great big whine. Want some cheese with that whine? Whaaaaaaa. Here's what's up in my garden: some crocus, a fistful of hellebores, and and iris reticulata. Pretty slim and pathetic pickins. I haven't even FOUND and violas or pansies...

I do believe you might start to see a pattern here: one more packet of seeds has just made the "must have" list:Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy. I've seen this in 3 or 4 catalogs, but will wait and pick up a packet or two at the...

You all know by now I am a self proclaimed book sl_ t. Same goes for plants, fabrics, and sometimes shoes. But books, books are by far my biggest addiction and so far no intervention has worked. Not that anyone tried very hard, I...