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

Now you will hear from the real me. Not the garden girl making nice. I got home late last night, 10:15p. I turned on the TV to see what was happening with the elections. Generally, and in spite of the world around me, I...

I said I would try to post every day for a year.  I have 12 minutes left in the day.  Here's my little bitty re-port: Trip to Grand View Idaho with a girlfriend this evening.  One gorgeous sunset with an oncoming storm mass.  Huge feedlots.  Desert...

The Idaho Gardener today, at 51, and the Idaho Gardener, just yesterday, maybe 7. Lovin' on those hydrangeas...

We went up to McCall Thursday-Saturday to do some winterizing of our family house up there. It is a suweeeeet little 1959 ranch-burger stuck in a time warp. We put together a make-do kind of watering system this last summer so we had to...

OK, now we are going to try to let you see the catastrophe next door: So, there you have it. Remember now, it is illuminated at night. So I can see it from my dining room, my living room, my bedroom - not to...

OK, you're gonna have to consider this a post for Friday AND Saturday.  November 3 & 4.  I couldn't access my e-mail or the internet from McCall.  Just got home.   Will have to find the camera and send you all some photos of the tamarack...

One of my favorite garden writers is Anne Raver, of the New York Times. A week ago she did a great column about her elderly mother, 93 years old, stridently independent and fiesty.Titled "A Good Year for Beets and Self Reliance," I felt like...

Maybe someone else noticed, I didn't until about 5 minutes ago. October 25, 2005 was the first entry in the Idaho Gardener blog. It was on October 25th, of 2006, I promised to write once a day for the next year. Looks like it...