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

STUDIO CHOO does it again! Inspiration for creating magic with sprigs, twigs, flowers and fruit from the garden or the field. Make a wreath, a swag, a gift. ...

This recipe is from the latest issue of Zone 4 Magazine, where I found a great article on Marisa McClellan's Preserving by the Pint. Sungold tomatoes are delicious and wildly productive (read: a lot!) I thought it would be a good recipe to make/share. The...

[caption id="attachment_12382" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Yours truly winning the Silver Award of Distinction for writing a story about Cougar Annie. [/caption]...

[caption id="attachment_12378" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Callirhoe involucrata[/caption] Wine cups are a wonderful, waterwise/drought tolerant, colorful, plant for any garden in Mountain States. Heck, for any garden! I found my original plants at a Fred Meyer ?store in Boise. They can be mail ordered from High Country Gardens,...

There are a handful of plants that are working hard right now, and by that I mean, lookin' good in the garden. Hell, even I don't look good in the garden. We've had a month of days over 95, and several of those popped above...

A short list of the plants that are holding up well to this relentless heat and no rain: -The prince of my high desert garden, Henry's lily. Still loaded with blossoms, 5+ feet tall. Orange and sunny. -Desert Four O' Clock, mirablis multiflora, purple, mounding...

Excerpts from the Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States (If you like this, you will love the book!) Look for it at your local book store or on Amazon here. Know How Blanching apricots. Bring a large saucepan of water to a rolling...

[caption id="attachment_12342" align="aligncenter" width="400"] from the Idaho Botanical[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12343" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Avid sign collectors, they created the building facades to display the art. [/caption] And they have an extensive vegetable garden, half of which you can't see in these pics. Thanks to the Percy's for sharing...