Category Archives: Journal entries

Cougar Annie

Here’s a piece I wrote on Cougar Annie. Check it out. http://issuu.com/leafmag/docs/leaf_magazine_spring_2013/49   What’s left standing. TweetShare

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Teeny tiny garden. So tiny.

  The work of an 11 year old girl. This is but one vignette from her amazing fairy garden entry at last year’s Boise Flower and Garden Show. We were so dazzled by it, the 2013 show will feature a … Continue reading

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Our seedy ways: Great seed starting chart

While doing research and making spreadsheets for veg gardening in the Rocky Mountains/Intermountain West, I came across this excellent seed starting chart. It is from the Montana State University and you fill out yourself, based on your hardiness zone. I’ll … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Gardeners Handbook

For a video preview of the book, please click right here >>>>Rocky Mountain Gardeners Handbook. TweetShare

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What I did with my winter vacation

It’s hard to get fired up about gardening when you’ve got 4 inches of snow on the ground, the sanding/de-icing truck goes by a couple times a day and the weather forecast calls for a Winter Storm Advisory. What’s a … Continue reading

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Wow, I’ve been MIA, but I’m baaaaaaaaack. The Dirt Diva is Back.

Pardon my dust and technical difficulties of late. It’s been 3+ weeks since I posted. I am deep into a new manuscript for vegetable gardening in the Rocky Mountain/Intermountain region and a lot of time is spent staring at the … Continue reading

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Stuff that Works, November 11, 2012

As the days get shorter and shorter, colder and colder, its nice to sit in here and ponder some of the finer things in life. Here’s the short list for this week: We made a little detour on our road … Continue reading

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Oriental Lilies for 2013

Ooooooooh la lah! I am late to the party but I got here all the same. In the last few years I’ve started lusting after lilies. Asiatics, Trumpet, Orientpet, the bigger, the better.  Here’s the latest from B&D Lilies. They … Continue reading

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Stuff that works: October 19, 2012

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Garden Writers’ Symposium Tucson – Day 1

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