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

My afternoon was spent sleuthing and rabble-rousing. I've gotten some phone calls about the "inappropriate" plant selections on the grounds of the newly renovated State Capitol. They are correct. But get this, of all the personal affronts to the citizens of Idaho, there is not...

And what to my wondering eye should appear? Party, headspin, tailspin, woot woot! Toda I saw the little green blades of crocus and some little dark tulip nubbins making their way into this cold gray world. Bring it on! Did some work for Boise Flower...

Before I got out of bed this morning I re-read most of the latest issue of Organic Gardening magazine. I checked in w/several other garden writers, bouncing ideas around for future articles. Did some research and ordered a couple back up books. Went through the library...

Well, not a lot of gardening going on outside. So to fight away the gray days, like this: I have to pump up the color inside with this: Gorgeous I-should-have-bought-so-many-more-of-this: BLACK PEARL and I do love this, although it was gone in a New York minute: Thanks to all...

Spent a delish lunch hour working out some PR ideas for the Idaho Botanical Garden's annual Garden Tour. Canvassed friends and family and others for their 2010 garden plans. The operative word here: MORE. Submitted article for February 2010 Cluck (online newsletter). And to think it is...

So, what did I do today that had to do w/gardens? Well, I visited back and forth w/other gardeners. I read up and studied some back ground info re: an article I am writing, due tomorrow. I carefully inspected my darling apricot tree and YES,...

Crazy busy with the seed catalogs. Mailing them to a friend who moved. Searching them for some new sumpin' sumpin. First order placed arrived today. Working working working on summary of presentation for IGC in August. One and a half hours in a Design Review meeting:...

Does goofing off and chatting w/pal gardeners for hours on end count as gardening? What if you learn all kinds of new stuff? Like that Belle Etoile is a gorgeous-gotta-have-it philadelphus and now I have three on their way to my garden? That by...