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

I have a weak spot for the humble hollyhock. As a little girl, I made dolls with the blossoms. Today, I admire them in every shape, form, color or place I find them. Often in alleys-forgotten and unwatered just self-seeding their little hearts out. Here's...

. To lodge a concern over United Water's 20% proposed rate hike, call the commission at 208.334-0338. Ask them how to sign up to testify at the hearing....

The Idaho Statesman ran a front page article the other day re: United Water (owned by Suez, a French company, read: greedy, world wide water monopoly), wants to increase our water rates by 20% . What the hell? Oh, consumption has decreased since 2003. Really?...

The Emerald City may never be the same. We went, we shopped, we ate, we drank, we saw gardens, we saw sculpture, we gabbed, we ate and drank some more...

We were instructed to take a photo for a magazine cover. Here's my homework: Also learned to use the "P" setting, MF is for Manual Focus (no, not what you thought), and many other excellent tidbits. Next, we will lobby Mr. P to teach a class...

My friend Pat Baker invites you all to join her for “Breakfast with Butterflies” at Stonebridge Gardens on Saturday, July 30 from 9:30-11am. The gardens are certified as both a Monarch Way Station (one of only two in Idaho) and Wildlife Habitat; during...

Just a little looksee at some of the fun in the Wood River Valley this weekend: ...

I love these trees. Absolutely one of the trashiest trees around and I'd love to have one. Jumbo heart shaped leaves. Followed by giant snapdragon -like/orchid creamy blossoms in huge trusses. Yes, they smell good. Then, these long vanilla bean like pods. 6-12 inches long....