Category Archives: Entirely too much fun

EARTH DAY HURRAY!

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 … Continue reading

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, Week 6

Dear Carol and Dee, my garden friends, Happy Easter from Ranch du Bois! Hope the weather is cooperating in your towns for your Easter celebrations. We had a terrific gathering on the veranda last night: gorgeous sunset behind the Owyhee … Continue reading

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Dear Dee and Carol, (April 5, 2009)

Dear Carol and Dee, I am still entertaining myself by spending long hours (too many) ogling back issues of Gardens Illustrated and making plant lists as I go along. Betwixt & between horizontal snow flurries, driving rain & what I … Continue reading

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Victory Gardens for all?

THE FUN TOPIC of the day/week/month/year is the new interest in home gardening. This could be YOU! Even the White House is getting in on the act. Mrs. Obama and some school children broke ground last week for the White … Continue reading

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Idaho Gardener’s 2009 Wishlist

a porcelain berry vine vitus purpurea echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’ rock retaining wall completed and area replanted for the nth time, rethink driveway planting bed: less messy, more distinctive, dramatic! Canon 10 mp camera w/groovy lens put up the wagon wheel … Continue reading

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GBBD January 15, 2009

Once a month our sassy, indefatigable head hoe, Carol of May Dreams Gardens, leads us around the garden on a voyage of discovery. “Show me your blossoms!” she demands. As compliant, willing, giddy gardeners, we do our best to comply. … Continue reading

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Now is the time…

I offer up this bit of prose from Ms. Diane Janes-Tucker for January 1, 2009. NOW IS THE TIME Now is the time to take off the mask and open your eyes, to look into the face of darkness, to … Continue reading

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In the garden at home….at last

My beautiful autumn garden, how I love it so. I even spent a couple hours out there, planting, cleaning up a bit, admiring most of all……the plants and the light of fall. Now this is the same light, that when … Continue reading

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Gardening Olympics are in the final stretch and making a run for the gold

The entries are coming in fast and furious for the Gardening Olympics. Approximately 11 hours and 4 minutes left. This old song is running through my head: Now the race is on and here comes pride in the backstretch Heartaches … Continue reading

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you asked for it

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……just over the horizon. 105 in the shade and … Continue reading

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