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

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...

Gentlest of readers, yoohoo! Hello? It's that time of year again. Time for the sensational seasonal sunset-a-lishus RHUBARBTINI! I wrote about it several places, wanting to be the good hostess I am, teacher I am, wanting to share the love. I even told them about it...

Bought 10 new waterwise plants today. Found a paltry selection of Utah's Choice (TM) at Freddies. One callirhoe (wine cups), several penstemons, Rocky Mountain and psuedospectabilis, some California fuschia or zauschnerria, an orange globe mallow, etc. We discovered this lofty home in the wisteria this...

Hey, in case you are interested, The Sun Valley Garden Tour is Saturday, July 17th, 10-2. Woot! 15th Annual Tour to celebrate the fine gardens of the Wood River Valley and the sagebrush steppe of Idaho. Come on and all. Tickets available at the Sawtooth...

Buddies, amigos,amigas, pals, friends of mine, Not a lot to report in the garden this week 'save the gorgeous blooms from this weekend's Bloom Day post. Yes, there are a few spring onions, a few spicy mixed greens here and there, but not much else to...

My pal, Carol, from May Dreams Gardens does a monthly meme, where we all chime in and tell what's blooming where we are planted. Here's my offering for May: ...

Tucked all the tender annuals into big plastic tubs to keep them a couple more days. Sorry kids, but this devoted gardener is leaving you for a couple. Time for R & R in the mountains. Howling at the moon. Mooning at the howl. Whatever. Something...