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

We're expecting a good freeze tonight. Well, good only if you've had enough gardening for the year. There's still clean up, still bulbs to be planted, more compost to go on the beds, plant those last 4 shrubs that have been hanging by a root...

All winter squash should be harvested after the first light frost in our growing area.  To harvest winter squash, cut them from the vine leaving a 3 to 4 inch stem on each fruit. Cutting the stem too short or breaking it off may cause...

I guess I better start calling this my almost weekly column, Stuff That Works, since I let more than a week go by and am just now getting around to size up my list. But it's a dandy! Bought all the stuff to make this apple...

Folks, I've been suffering from a nasty NASTY case of cabin fever and thus, you will be subjected to a new weekly column titled "Stuff That Works." Yup, stole that title from a favorite song by my other boyfriend, Guy Clark: (on the album, Dublin Blues, 1995) ....

When you are scrambling around to gather up the last of the season's tomatoes, don't forget this incredibly delicious way of dealing with too many green tomatoes. Of course, the tiny green cherry tomatoes should be pickled as a snazzy alternative to martini olives. I borrowed...

Once again, the terrific folks at the University of Idaho Experimental Station and Orchards will be hosting their open house for tasting and discussions on September 14th. Here's the skinny:   University of Idaho, College of Agricultural and Life Science, Parma Research and Extension Center Pomology Program Annual...

This is the time of year I go all out in the kitchen. Canning time. I've got bread and butter pickles to make by the boatload, dill pickles if the Flyboy is nice to me, and I just came across these two recipes over on...

In honor of Garden Blogger's Bloom Day, I offer this: Thanks to Carol of May Dreams Gardens for the monthly round up!...