Category Archives: Favorite Nurseries

Fruit of the Loom.

Or, what’s looming in my future. Black Gilliflower. Ashmead’s Kernel. Spitzenberg. Coming to my door. Tomorrow. YESYESYES! From Trees of Antiquity’s catalogue/description: An old English russet apple, medium size, golden-brown skin with a crisp nutty snap. Fruit explodes with champagne-sherbet … Continue reading

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Living in the Garden

If you are in the neighborhood, please stop by and say hello! Living in the Garden Nursery is 2 miles north of Pullman. Directions: here. Garden Writers in the Garden At Living in the Garden Nursery, just outside Moscow, ID … Continue reading

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Independent Garden Centers of America

Hey there. Your roving reporting is checking in. I am in the fair city of Chicago for a couple days, taking in the IGC Show. Several thousand gardening peeps will be here to discuss the latest and greatest innovations in … Continue reading

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Announcenment from Idaho’s Bounty

Greenhouse Workshop & Tour presented by the Banbury Institute and Idaho’s Bounty EcologyPears Saturday March 6th & Sunday March 7th With Dale Bates of Living Architecture & James Reed of Onsen Farm: Winter Gardens Workshop: Saturday March 6th – 9:30am … Continue reading

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, Week 24 (24???!!!)

No wonder I am tired of gardening. But wait! I’m making a comeback, maybe today and tomorrow only, but a two day respite is better than no respite. Along with my sound advice channeled via KD Lang, don’t smoke in … Continue reading

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Friends? Gardeners? Anyone out there?

Dear determined gardening friends, Indy and Dee in particular, If anyone saw my garden this very minute they would be shocked and dismayed. SHOCKED! I tell you. The new sandstone retaining wall is about half finished. Some of the rudbeckia … Continue reading

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GBBD July 15, 2009

Not to be left out of the big doin’s, here’s my little upload for Bloom Day, July 2009-a small selection of what is blooming in the garden at Ranch du Bois. It is blazing hot and hard to photograph all … Continue reading

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Dear Friends and Gardeners (week 18)

Dear Carol and Dee, Once again, I am amazed: WEEK 18??? What the heck? July 5th? Where do the days go? Days, where do the weeks go? Not a great deal to report from Ranch du Bois. Rasberries still producing … Continue reading

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GBBD for June 2009

To all my fellow Idaho gardeners/garden bloggers, I hope you are doing the Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Its not too late to run out side, snap some picks and link over to May Dreams Gardens. Come on! Here’s my offering … Continue reading

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, Dee and Carol, week 14

Dear Dee and Carol, Whoooaaaaa Nelly! Week 14? What’s with that? It means we have been in the garden for more than 3 months. OK, its the first of June, back it up: first of May, first of April, first … Continue reading

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