Category Archives: Journal entries
Or what I am planting this weekend: I chose spring flowering bulbs that do well where I live. Daffodils are disliked by deer and rodents. I will put the tulips in a jumbo container – yes, all 20 of … Continue reading
My oh my, we are having a beautiful autumn:
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.