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

OK, how about a soft opening? I thought after 4 years as Idaho Gardener, it was high time to make a bigger statement, toss a wider net, giddy-up and cowgirl up and all. So, friends and neighbors and oh-so-gentle readers, I have moved Idaho Gardener...

So here was the rest of the plan: Princes Irene (Princess to some), a shortie And the second one is Tulip, lily-flowered Burgundy. Wouldn't it be nice if they showed up in the same pot together? But now, since I don't know what was what, we will...

So, I had this brilliant last minute stroke of genius (read: the bulbs jumped into my cart and then into the car) for planting some MORE bulbs. Just happened to find some frittilaria persica and lo and behold, they were 30% off. Had to have...

Dear Santa, I need some more dishes like I need a hole in my head. However, I just found some cute ones with one of my favorite images on them! Dandelion puffs! They won't get into the lawn, make Flyboy nuts, or cause any trouble. I...

Pop quiz my fellow gardeners: what's cheap and easy and grows like money on trees? Leaf mold (or mulch) for your garden. That's right, we live in the City of Trees where this stuff is litter-aly falling from the sky. I can write all about...

It snowed just in time for Bloom Day. Not to be deterred, I photographed what was bloomin' anyway! [caption id="attachment_9050" width="299" caption="snow on Betty Boop"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9051" width="321" caption="Rosemary just keeps on growin!"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9052" width="475" caption="Geranium Roxanne has had about enough"][/caption] *** Thanks to Carol of May Dreams...

North End Organic Nursery – The New Kids on the Block Bright green banners at the old Hillside Nursery site on Hill Road announce the opening of the brand spanking new North End Organic Nursery. Created by two organic gardeners, Elisa Clark and Lindsay Schramm,...

Ladies and Gentlemen, gardeners everywhere, listen up and sharpen your pencils, go clickety click on your keyboard. Put on your thinking caps. I want to know why you garden. Yes, I do. I have my reasons. First, I am truly curious. What makes you brave the...