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

I have a thing for color. Big, bright, bold, beautiful color. No nude, beige, tan, taupe or ecru for this girl. Give me the Crayolas and a box of 96 if you please. And make it snappy. So, I was doing a little research into a...

Michael Pollan's fascinating book Botany of Desire has been made into a compelling documentary, scheduled for Prime Time, on PBS, October 28th. It will air at 8pm in the Boise area. Of course, check your local TV listings for the correct time where you live....

ewwwwwwweeeeew. I have never been fond of these, but I had the chance to take this pic w/my groovy new camera. So, I am sharing it with you, in all its technicolor glory. Name: Argiope aurantica, commonly called the Golden Orb-weaver , Yellow Garden Orbweaver, or...

I spoke about seed saving the other day, on the River Radio show with Ken and Tim. Here's the link you need : www.seedsave.org. And here is another local resource, Margaret Lauterbach's column in the Idaho Statesman, click here. ...

Dear Dee and Carol, OK, so I still have two good months I can spend in the gardens of Ranch du Bois. But a lot of plants are winding down, exhausted and fried. They gave it their all and in some cases, that wasn't enough. The...

If you came to this site and the music was blaring, I have no idea how that happened. I am taking down yesterday's post to see it that helps. My apologies....

Make no mistake about it, planting bulbs is hard work. That is, of course, unless someone comes in, bulldozes the place, and leaves the soil nicely amended and all you have to do is toss the bulbs around and cover them up. That's so NOT...

I found this list today, on the Chicago Botanic Garden website. Very good info and thanks to them for posting it. And if you are in Chicago October 2, please go see this incredible garden and patronize their bulbs sale. Many gardeners in the Chicagoland (or...