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

Plugging away on the display gardens for the flower show in March. So far, here is the bulb list (going for lots of hot spring color and a kick of fragrance): 30 six inch pots of lipstick red tulips 30 six inch pots of orange or...

Someone should just slap me now. I picked up an entire flat of new plants, 15 little four inch pots at Far West Nursery today. 12 glossy little bergenia 'Winterglut' or in our language, 'Winterglow' and 3 thymus 'Coccineus Major'. Love the...

Go hereto read what Barbara is saying about kitchen gardens/potagers. I know I am sounding like a broken record on this, but I am on a quest to create/find/admire the world's coolest kitchen garden. If you aren't into kitchen gardens, feel...

Global warming? The red-breasted robins don't leave the valley anymore. This morning I had about 15 at once on the fish fountain, drinking, dancing and dipping in the fresh running water. Its a big party. Flickers, purple finches, a wily sparrow...

I love, positively LOVE, having you hang on my every little written word. Made you wait a day or two, huh? Suspense. OK, the new girl in town is Julia Rundberg. The new, fresh faced executive director of the Idaho Botanical Garden. ...

Got home a bit ago from the conference. Whew. Long day. Whole building is made of concrete (I swear it is) and it didn't warm up until 5 and my feet are still freezing. Came home and put on heavy marled wool...