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

This is so easy! I am an Idaho native and LOVE LOVE LOVE saying that! In fact, I can't imagine having an Oregon or Washington or Texas or any other address. The incredible, natural beauty of the place: wild rivers, skyscraping mountains, desert, ddddeeeeeep canyons, crazy...

This bit of prose by Rainer Maria Rilke came via e-mail on Monday: Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. That shrieking was audible, and coming from me.  I just went outside...

Favorite art/hobby supplies: jumbo, clean box canvases. bigger is better. size matters. lots of yummy fresh tubes of fine oil paints two, not one, brand spankin new brush cleaner jars full of clear, clean turp lots of papers to choose from a complete, 96 piece or more, set of...

The stated purpose of this website/blog is to be a clearinghouse of information for gardeners in the Rocky Mountains. So, today I am making it personal. Forgive me this goofy indulgence. And since you are reading this, consider yourself tagged if you...

Good grief. Every day I review the upcoming 10 day forecast on the weather channel. Rain, showers, a few showers, rain, partly cloudy, rain, more rain, etc. So much for the drought. This will put people in Seattle mode. Thinking that water...

So today, I am recovering from the Boise Flower and Garden Show, driving around town, returning props, paying bills, goofing off, and decided to start a list of all the spring flowers I saw today. Tulip pulchella violacea or Persian Pearl, a tiny little species tulip...

OK, I said I would write about the show garden. Right now, I am so pooped, I promise to come back, with pictures, and will tell the REST of the story...