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

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...

Get your bad self over to one of the "green" garden design classes at Green Works Idaho: here....

Today was another wild day in the wild west at Ranch du Bois. Meetings meetings meetings, nice sushi lunch, hair do, movie, work work work. In between I had a big ol' computer shopping day, clickety click style. Looking for species lilies I discovered some...

Today was another wild day in the wild west at Ranch du Bois. Meetings meetings meetings, nice sushi lunch, hair do, movie, work work work. In between I had a big ol' computer shopping day, clickety click style. Looking for species lilies I discovered some...