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

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...

I have attended garden shows forever.  At first it was all about awe and inspiration.  Then, slowly, came the understanding of the planning, work and sweat that goes into making it all come together. And now, here I am, the fluff and color garden design...

So, Pomegranates and Paper has asked for a list of 10 words that say "Spring." I was so ready for this list: daffodils tulips crocus Easter bunny pussy willows lime green calves lambs fawns wild asparagus And then, like a good closet cleaning session, a list of things I am ready to leave behind - freezing weather...

I was incorrect yesterday when I posted that we were a week from the First Day of Spring. I checked, and Spring falls on the 20th of March, not the 21st. Today is the Ides of March, and the anniversary of the death of...