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

Wow. We've just blown through the first 11 days of January and I haven't posted a single thing? EGAD! Well, here's a good one for you. I poached this from Pinterest and the Better Homes and Gardens website. A very, cool and snazzy looking "planting...

I just threw my hat in the ring for this little read along: Willa Cather, A Novel Challenge. Come on over!...

I am certain I've gone off on this book before. But I read it about once a year, to simply keep myself grounded. Tonight I googled Kenneth Helphand and Defiant Gardens and came up with a website to boot: If you haven't read Defiant Gardens,...

I'm often asked "what would be a great gift idea for the gardener on my Christmas list?" Hoo Boy! I have a list. Yes I do! Right now, if you hustle, your local independent garden centers (not the big boxes) have specialty, gorgeous, ginormous Amaryllis...

Orange, Tango to be sure, is the new hot color for 2012 according to Panatone, the wizards and soothsayers of color culture. THIS YEAR: TANGERINE TANGO    Fashion images from the LA Times.                 LAST YEAR: HONEYSUCKLE                       This is good, since I live in a peachy colored house, or pale salmon?...

Last year, for Christmas, my BFF gave me one of these wonderful "POSTCARDEN" kits. I had a blast growing it on the kitchen counter. It's a lot of fun to play with these after the amaryllis are shot and before the forsythias can be forced....