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

Continuing along with the thread "instead of that ol' plant try this! (new and better plant)", I'd like you to seek and find and plant the fantastic Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle. It's show stopping appearance demands a double take. What is that? Eucalyptus? As a vine? From...

In my continuing quest for better plants/better gardens (for myself -you can plant whatEVER you like) I have come to positively LOVE LOVE LOVE ribes aureum, or golden currant bush. Native to many parts of the US, this plant has so much going for it....

Top row: Mr. Stripey, Black Prince Russian. Bottom row: Aunt Ruby's Green German, SunGold cherry, and the fabulous Costulata Genovese. All heirlooms but the SunGold....

It's about time I had something to share! With thanks to Carol of May Dreams for doing GBBD. [caption id="attachment_11171" align="aligncenter" width="525" caption="Glory be!"][/caption]...

Folks, Having some coding issues (don't EVEN ask) with the old Notebook theme, so I've switched over to a clean cut one, and will continue to work with that for awhile. Besides, it's always good to do a little spring cleaning. BTW, those are the dogwood...

[caption id="attachment_11141" align="alignleft" width="226" caption="Mine all mine"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_11142" align="alignleft" width="379" caption="Favorite four letter word: M.I.N.E."][/caption] Thanks to Dana for bringing them into the nursery. An atta girl for Dana and a round of applause for Independent Garden Centers. Thank you....

Shari Davis and I taught a class at FarWest Garden Center last night. The theme, Herbal Cocktail Hour! We had a grand time, a wonderful audience, and delicious food and drink. For those of you who wanted to come but couldn't, here are the...