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We garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

Alright, one giant leap for me. Thanks to my mentor, Miz Kathy Purdy at Cold Climate Gardening, I have discovered the beautiful and bountiful Library Thing widget for blogs. Just so you know up front, I am a complete book/plant/color/art 'ho. ...

YOWSERS! Here's a look at the Sustainable Table publicity tour as written by one of my fav-o-rite columnists, Mz. Schlegel over at the New West Daily News. The article, is here. I have not seen the Meatrix but it sounds like...

This was the perfect dinner: a plate of fresh mozzarella, warm sliced tomatoes from the garden, drizzled with olive oil and sherry vinegar. And I am diggin the sherry vinegar. To my mouth, it has a smoother finish. Lots of fresh pepper and...

Well, I never! Never knew there were two kinds of borscht, hot and cold. Now I do. A small group of wild women gathered at Raspberry Ranch the other day to discuss their summer reading mission, War and Peace, by Tolstoy. Or...

To sow again. Sow, not sew or so and so. Rip out those straggly looking annuals that you are sick and tired of looking at, and make way for some fresh salad greens. Or carrots. Or anything that you can grow...

Just had the great pleasure of staying with my forever gal pal Robin and her husband Mark at their farmette near Brush Prairie, Washington. Mark the Man, who has his very own man-cave and poker chip collection, is a kick butt bar-B-Q master of...

Alright, we are planning our autumnal gatherings already! Mark you calendars for November 3, at the Grove, another symposium for "Rethinking the Idaho Landscape." After many many days of 100 degree days, it is time to rethink lots of things. Two of the speakers already...

Go right now to the website of the Washington Post and read this marvelous essay. It's why we do what we do. Many thanks to the ranters over at Garden Rant for bringing it to our attention. ...