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

Sure, you say, what exactly do you have blooming in Idaho in December? Well, I had to scramble to come up with some offerings. But scramble I did and here you have it: A tempest in a tea pot: hand tied tea balls that open into...

(file this under stuff kind of related to gardening) I love this store. Love it. Anthropologie. It is so beautifully merchandised, with beautiful merchandise, groovy merchandise, the hip stuff, bitchin music (Be Good Tanyas doing Prince's When the Doves Cry), and displays that leave me with...

[caption id="attachment_9156" align="alignnone" width="281" caption="A crying shame or Crimes against nature"][/caption] It's like computer hacking.Of non-profit websites and the like. I guess people do it because they can. Well, I hope Mother Nature bites who ever did this. I really do. And glitter? I mean really. I...

Amaryllis or hippeastrum bulbs are the majestic queens of the bulb world. Providing a big pop of color with their trumpet shaped flowers when the rest of the garden is fast asleep, amaryllis are a garden geek's delight in the dark days of winter....

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...