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

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....

Thanks and a shout out to my buddy Willi Galloway at Diggin' Food for turning me on to these little beauties: [gallery] Tasty Golden India peas. I blanched them, tossed w/a bit of sesame oil and rice wine vinegar and ate without benefit of knife and...

I've got some fun ideas for the Fourth of July. In case you needed some ideas. Had the good fortune to catch up w/the fabulous and oh so talented and dedicated Wendolla, or Wendy Southerland, in her garden the other day. Yes, it was on...