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

Here's a link to a Washington Post article about manufactured food. I picked this up reading the Garden Rant, a blog about REAL gardening. If you don't have thick skin and a sense of humor, avoid Garden Rant. If you like to...

I should know that every time I go looking at gardens I come home with a new 'must have' garden plant. Today was no exception. The new darling is salvia pachyphylla. Yoweeeeeee. She's a looker! I can't wait to have...

Idaho Rivers United and the Idaho Arid Gardening Alliance are offering a tour of Waterwise Gardens in the Treasure Valley, tomorrow, September 23, from 9-2.  Maps can be picked up at the Native Plant Demo garden next to the MK Nature Center at 600 South...

Most of the weathermen/women in our area are calling today, the 21st, the first day of fall. It's not. The autumnal equinox takes place on Saturday, at 2:03 am, Mountain Daylight Time. Ahhhhhhh, fall. The finest time of year in my...

This just in from my friend Liz Dodson: Rare find of new tree...

This is the time to clean up the garden, and a great time to divide the perennials that are overcrowded. A great reference for what, how, and what NOT to do is at the Clemson University website. Peonies and poppies hate to be...

Just spent the last three hours putting up a couple dozen jars of dill pickles. Egad, I hope they all seal. Every year I ask myself why I make pickles when they are a buck and a half a jar at the grocery store? Does anyone...