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

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...

My friend Ardie sent this: This spring I planted some acorn squash bushes behind my back fence. The dream was to have dozens of fresh squash to share with my neighbors. The dream died slowly and one by one the plants, lacking sun withered and died except for one...

Here's what I planted in the garden today: [gallery] I may need to cover them with some plastic in the coldest part of winter, but right now, the large pots I used are sitting in the sunniest spots in the garden. Taking total advantage of that free...