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

Two things today (already!), perused the White Flower Farm catalog, made a mental note to check on my very expensive Mara des Bois strawberries they had to replace last year. Went over the clematis spreadsheet I created for the new plantings at the Idaho Botanical...

Today was no small accomplishment, I kid you not. Got Flyboy, the undergardener to OK my two new mondo-sized raised beds. Heehee. I did not tell him I am expecting him to construct them. Tomorrow, we shall try to sway him on the new chicken...

I've decided to try a little project, keeping track of what I do that is garden related, 365 days of the year. Yes, I eat, breath, dream, read, work gardens every day. January 1: I organized all my seed catalogs, alphabetically. More importantly, I put...

Awwwww shucks. EveryONE’s a winner! It’s been a joy to read these Why I Garden essays during the cold and dark of winter. Your passion, my gardening friends/fiends, is delicious. I enlisted the helpful eyes and minds of May Dreams Gardens and Red Dirt...

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Thank you each and everyone for taking the time out of your busy busy lives to write your essays re: Why I Garden. Three of us are now reading through them carefully, thoughtfully and trying to come up with a grand prize winner and two...

Hey all, the Why I Garden essay contest goes until midnight tonight! Get your essays in. We will read them tomorrow and announce the winners tomorrow evening! Thanks for taking the time to put your passion into words. Happy Holidays. MA you can send them to whyigarden@gmail.com. Or...

Friends, fellows, countrymen and gardeners listen up: The essay contest, WHY I GARDEN will Officially end at midnight on Sunday night, December 21st, the Winter Solstice. Grand Prize is a $100 gift certificate to the garden center of your choice. YOUR CHOICE. If I were Pioneer...