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

[caption id="attachment_12430" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Lewis's Monkeyflower[/caption] This beauty was first reported by the Corps of Discovery on August 12, 1805, at Lemhi Pass, Montana....

[caption id="attachment_12419" align="aligncenter" width="400"] The eye catching but totally toxic acteae rubra, or Red baneberry. [/caption] While birds can eat the berries with no problem, these berries are highly toxic to people, often causing cardiac arrest. ...

Same trip from Ketchum to Fairfield ID, via Warm Springs Road, down through the Castle Rock fire burn area. These are Ranger's Buttons. How cool are they? [caption id="attachment_12415" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Sphenosciadium Capitellatum, Rangers Buttons[/caption]...

http://www.gardensofthewildwildwest.com/wp-admin/post-new.php# We stopped for a picnic on our way through the mountains. These aspen trees had been carved with initials. Lovers? ...

FIREWISE LANDSCAPING Wildfires are a part of life in the great American west. You can greatly reduce the risk of wildfire burning your home by practicing “firewise landscaping.” This is the practice of creating a “defensible” space” around your home and across your property, as much...

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...