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

Friends, foes and countrymen, today we make up for the time lost last weekend when we spent the day helplessly and woefully watching the snow blanket our beloved gardens. Today I report on days 147, 148 and 149 in one post. Sorry, but that's the...

Dee and Carol, What can I say? I am seldom at a loss for words, but the snow and rain and wind and hail on Satruday, well, left me speechless. SNOW. ON. THE. GARDEN. I had just started putting out all the tomatoes, only half were...

And then there was juice. Quarts of beautiful sunset colored juice. First batch made the old fashioned way, by stewing the rhu and pressing through a strainer. Then, oh wonder of wonders, I remembered being served this fine elixir of the goddesses by the one...

When life gives you rhubarb, you make rhubarb juice. I scored BIG today, found a dealersupplier of rhubarb through my pal Casey, of the Garden of Earthly Delights.Earthly Delights. Yessirree BOB! It all comes full circle doesn't it? I handed him some of the long green stuff...

Where is my "rolling on the floor laughing" emoticon when I really need it? We are not supposed to plant tender annuals until the snow is off Shafer Butte. HAHAHAH! In the upper right corner of the photo: Shafer Butte. I have nothing else to say....

This is the kind of thing you find yourself doing when its pouring down rain. In the desert. When you should be planting your tomatoes on a nice spring day. ...

Friends and readers, I don't recall the last time it stayed this cold and this wet in Boise. (Well, we had a very wet spring, say, 4 years ago.) It caused giant shade trees to just let go and tip over. We are about 20...

This just in from my roving reporter, the indefatigable Pat Baker, IDAHO HORTICULTURE PLANT SALE THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: I’ve just returned from helping set up the Idaho Horticulture Society plant sale which takes place Friday and Saturday and am so very impressed with the quality...