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

As my grandmother used to say, "Make yourself useful as well as ornamental, dear." That saying totally applies to the berry plants I mentioned on the River this morning, Check out Raspberry Shortcake and the darling Babycakes...

Loving the fresh rhubarb right now. Made a rhubarb dessert. Next up: Rhubarb Brandy and Roasted Rhubarb Jam. ...

What bulbs best attract bees and pollinators to a garden? The answer is simple once one understands how a bee uses sight. Like humans, bees are trichromatic. Whereas humans base their color combinations on blue,red, and yellow, bees base their colors on ultraviolet light, blue,...

Or what I am planting this weekend: [caption id="attachment_12504" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Sweet Promises of Spring Clockwise from top left: Fritillaria uva-vulpis, Tulip 'Akebono', and Fritillaria meleagris, Fritillaria persica, and Daffodil Delnashaugh.[/caption]   I chose spring flowering bulbs that do well where I live. Daffodils are disliked by deer...

One of the best fund raising events (especially for folks who love to do home and garden tours) in Boise. A self-guided walking tour featuring homes in the Kootenai Street Historic Neighborhood. Each paid participant received a booklet with neighborhood and individual home histories. Participants...

Check out this awesome blog and Linda's cool project: The SNOW Project And, here's a great video from KTVB: Right up their alley ...

I coulda/shoulda/woulda been a scientist if I hadn't been terrified of algebra/calculus/chemistry. Instead, I can turn to Linda Chalker Scott's books. And I do. Regularly. How Plants Work[caption id="attachment_12455" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Linda Chalker Scott's latest awesome book. [/caption] Order your copy here: @ Amazon.com or here, @TimberPress.com ...