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

Hey all, good news for garden starved gardeners, $2 discount coupons for the Boise Garden Show are at all local Zamzows, Far West and Franz Witte. Standard admission price is $7 each, this knocks it down to a lovely $5. Get your groove on...

Purple sweet asparagus: beautiful, deep burgundy colored spears (turn green when cooked), 20% higher sugar content so very tasty when eaten raw, this variety is larger and more tender than other types. Pick in the evening for the most tender stalks as plants grow rapidly...

Dear Friends and Gardeners, especial Dee alynd Carol - Ladies, the salad bar is in, and getting rained on today, snow forecast for tomorrow. As I've said before, no good deed goes unpunished. I a few of the climbing roses yesterday and have the wounds...

Dear Friends and Gardeners, especial Dee alynd Carol - Ladies, the salad bar is in, and getting rained on today, snow forecast for tomorrow. As I've said before, no good deed goes unpunished. I a few of the climbing roses yesterday and have the wounds...

Big day today at Ranch du Bois. It was about 60 in the warm afternoon sun, so I took advantage of that solar loveliness and pruned my climbing roses on the northwest side of the ranchette. While I was at it, I cleaned out the...

Excellent developments at Ranch du Bois today: the salad bar has been planted. In went the black kale, the baby bok choy, and the spicy greens mix. Planted several packets of heirloom poppy seeds. Plus, planted an additional big pot of baby bok choy. At...

A few seats left for the Idaho Horticulture Society's Annual Spring Hort lineup: Dan Heims is one of the speakers. Dan is one of the world's top plant breeders and created the gorgeous wild new echinaceas: Mac and Cheese, Tomato Soup and a gazillion brilliant...

Just spent an hour researching the available varieties of blueberries in Boise. All are the hardy, high bush type. I am tucking in several this year, in some of the damper (hahaha! if you can call any soil in Boise, on a hill, damp) areas...