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

Yummo! A week ago I had the great pleasure of attending the opening of the fabulous new Darlene Radichel Plant Select Garden at the Denver Botanical Gardens. It's only been growing for a few months, so its still quite "young", but as we say in...

I love taking cloud pictures from the airplane. I probably make people crazy doing the clickety click again and again from my window seat. Ain't stoppin' now. I understand the basics of cloud structure, how they build, what they are made of and all that...

If you have the chance, or the opportunity to get to Denver between now and January, go to the Denver Botanical Gardens. They have a glorious exhibit of Henry Moore sculptures installed throughout the gardens. Massive, evocative, beautifully placed, gorgeous masterpieces. Here's a sneak peak....

Lawsy mercy. I just made some great plum jam and the house is smelling sooooooooo good. Borrowed the recipe from the Tigress in a Jam, Plum Jam Noir. Up next, nectarine preserves. I didn't even realize that was the Tigress's previous post. I've...

Lawsy mercy. I just made some great plum jam and the house is smelling sooooooooo good. Borrowed the recipe from the Tigress in a Jam, Plum Jam Noir. Up next, nectarine preserves. I didn't even realize that was the Tigress's previous post. I've...

Callicarpa 'Profusion' is a real looker this time of year. Check out these totally purple berries, and not dark purple, but purple bordering on hot pink: I keep mine pruned pretty tight, it is just 4 feet tall and almost that wide. The berries are...

Gentle reader, My apologies. I've been MIA again, this time in Dallas for the annual Garden Writers soiree and meetup/tweetup. Aside from dripping in perspiration (glowing) it was a fine time. We saw gardens of the rich and famous and gardens you and I can...

Katie EP of Cool Springs Press asked me to check in with them and tell them what I wanted, what I "NEED" as a garden writer today. Hmmm. Oh boy oh boy oh boy. I know exactly what I need. Let me tell you what...