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

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,...

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 ...

[caption id="attachment_12435" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Mimulus lewisii[/caption] And right on schedule, as it was first reported by Lewis and Clark on August 12, 1805. From the Forest Service website, a little background and a link: http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/mimulus_lewisii.shtml Based on their journals, the explorers encountered Mimulus lewisii “on the head...