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 ...

In honor of Earth Day, the true Mother's Day (Mother Nature, silly!), I recommend taking in as many plant sales as possible. Here's the short list: Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th, Annual Plant Sale at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Friday night is member's...

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...

My CSA farmer Casey offers an extra service that really floats my boat. Its a soup CSA and I highly recommend it. It is the perfect answer for the "what to cook on Monday night" dilemma that seems to come my way once a...

Idaho Gardener has had a bang up time judging the Gardening Olympics. Here's a list of the entrants and the winners: Gold Medalists for Excellence: Three Winners, ($25 gift certificates to the online store of your choice.) Prairie Rose Garden for the beautiful one hundred year...

CSA Number 8 Famous Potatoes It’s tater time in the garden patch this week. The stars of the show in this week’s grocery bag are the dozen or so small red new potatoes. And boy, oh, boy do I have big plans for these: wash,...

For my Red Dirt Girl who said SHOW ME,here's the scene from smokin' hot Idaho. I hate to say it, but as I type I think I see a nasty smoke cloud...