Author Archives: Mary Ann Newcomer
One of the best fund raising events (especially for folks who love to do home and garden tours) in Boise. A self-guided walking tour featuring homes in the Kootenai Street Historic Neighborhood. Each paid participant received a booklet with neighborhood … Continue reading
Check out this awesome blog and Linda’s cool project: The SNOW Project And, here’s a great video from KTVB: Right up their alley
I coulda/shoulda/woulda been a scientist if I hadn’t been terrified of algebra/calculus/chemistry. Instead, I can turn to Linda Chalker Scott’s books. And I do. Regularly. How Plants Work Order your copy here: @ Amazon.com or here, @TimberPress.com
And right on schedule, as it was first reported by Lewis and Clark on August 12, 1805. From the Forest Service website, a little background and a link: http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/mimulus_lewisii.shtml Based on their journals, the explorers encountered Mimulus lewisii “on the … Continue reading
This beauty was first reported by the Corps of Discovery on August 12, 1805, at Lemhi Pass, Montana.
C:\Users\Mary Ann\Desktop\Aconitum columbianum or Columbian larkspur
While birds can eat the berries with no problem, these berries are highly toxic to people, often causing cardiac arrest.
Same trip from Ketchum to Fairfield ID, via Warm Springs Road, down through the Castle Rock fire burn area. These are Ranger’s Buttons. How cool are they?
http://www.gardensofthewildwildwest.com/wp-admin/post-new.php# We stopped for a picnic on our way through the mountains. These aspen trees had been carved with initials. Lovers?