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

Once again I am dazzled at the range of weather that can occur here in Paradise. On Wednesday, it was 92. Today, all of 63 degrees and snow at higher elevations. Smoke is gone. Red flag alerts, over. Long underwear, out...

Now is a great time to take stock of your garden. What worked this year and what didn't. Got holes in the garden that need to be fluffed up? Bad combos? I have a soft pink monarda that is right next...

Just stepped outside, 9:o7pm to the not-so-fragrant odor  of mosquito spray being dumped all over the North End and various other parts of city.  Disgusting?  Yeah, especially when the spray they are using doesn't do squat to kill the larvae.  Never mind that killing the...

Marianne Binnetti is a terrific gardener and garden writer from the Seattle area.  I have put a link here for her tips on dealing with the dreaded "unwanteds" of the garden.  Nasty little things like slugs and earwigs.  Getting my bags packed and leaving the hair...

Well, someone hacked into my server's platform (or some such kind of technical term) and when the boys put the blog site up again, they lost the header. The header is that cool banner at the top of the page. Having lost the...

Have I mentioned lately that 104.6 in the shade, on my patio, at 6:30 pm, it just TOO MUCH? I hate it.  And I have had enuff.  Already.  Today it is supposed to be 92.  Better.  But, let's get on to the days of autumn....