Category Archives: Entirely too much fun

Anthropologie rocks!

(file this under stuff kind of related to gardening) I love this store. Love it. Anthropologie. It is so beautifully merchandised, with beautiful merchandise, groovy merchandise, the hip stuff, bitchin music (Be Good Tanyas doing Prince’s When the Doves Cry), … Continue reading

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Heirloom Garden, up close and personal

As promised, here is a better look at the incredible Tinsley House, on the campus of Montana State U in Bozeman. The home was moved to this site about a decade ago and the gardens were planted with the appropriate … Continue reading

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My favorite outdoor kitchen

This is my all time fave outdoor kitchen. We call it the Cabana Kitchen. It is steps away from the Pacific Ocean. Steps. Maybe 25 steps. I have seen the Pacific Ocean wash into this kitchen during one particularly high … Continue reading

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More rhubarb cocktails

For my pal Cindy, in smokin’ hot Katy, Texas: girl, you need this to cool yourself down! I am not even gonna lie about it, this recipe is straight from page 69 of Jamie Oliver’s Jamie at Home: Cook Your … Continue reading

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Best recipes for garden vegetables

I know, I know! How boring is that post title? It is SO NOT me. When I went to Amazon.com in search of the best vegetable garden cookbooks, I could pull up more than 200 and sometimes 600 matches. There’s … Continue reading

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Dear Friends and Gardeners: I’m baaaaaaaack!

Dear Dee and Carol, This is a good picture, a HAPPY picture, not to be confused with the dismal picture that is the garden at Ranch du Bois, week 21. I essentially left my garden to fend for itself for … Continue reading

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Guest post from my farmer, Casey

Bountiful Week Seven from the Taft/Tamarack CSA *Magic Garlic!!! Yes, this garlic is magic. It makes dreams come true, and has for the past 5 years. The pulling of the garlic bulbs is one of the most aromatic, amazing tasks … Continue reading

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Catching up: Chicago Trip for Garden Bloggers

Reader, let me be the first to apologize for leaving you turning in the wind, without ballast, these last few weeks. I know, I KNOW! It’s prime gardening season and I have been MIA. Sorry. So sorry. We all get … Continue reading

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Sneak preview of the 23rd Annual Garden Tour, Boise, ID

On Sunday, June 14th, between 10 and 5, you can see seven great examples of gardening in the Boise area. All the gardens are on the “Bench” and can be seen in one afternoon. The event costs $15 and will … Continue reading

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Rhubarbtinis

I could write out the recipe and take credit, but that would not be fair to the good folks who shared this nectar of the gods and goddesses with me. So, a little link love for him, and a shout … Continue reading

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