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

From the legendary plantsman, Michael A. Dirr, another brilliant tome:"Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs". This is the book every garden center worth its trees should have at the ready. Any nursery I work with has the old edition: a falling-apart-mud-splashed copy under the checkout counter....

Dog lovers everywhere: here's an eye opener. Beware the toxicity of grapes and raisins and the damage they can do to your beloved canine pet. Read this: The consumption of grapes and raisins presents a potential health threat to dogs. Their toxicity to dogs can...

For years now, I've lusted for a cupola for my garden. The shed went up this year, and I don't think its big enough (scale-wise) to put a top hot on it. Didn't stop me from buying one tho. Hell no. Had to have one....

We love this place. Love it love it love it. He can wet a line in the Yellowstone while I sit on my tush in the hot pool or in front of the fire in the 100+ year old lodge. And though the temps were...

For Carol, May Dreams Gardens and her Bloom Day meme! Finally, I am back in the game. Interesting to see what's still growing and glowing in my garden. Kind of have those happy hot colors rocking it.   [caption id="attachment_11415" align="aligncenter" width="475" caption="October Bloom Day 2011 AOctober...

Folks, Yes, this is shameless self promotion but that's how books are sold these days. You can pre-order now at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Hopefully, the book will be here in January vs. February. You may want to turn your volumn down just a bit...