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

Friends, Gardeners, and all the rest, Is it fall yet? Please oh please say it is. I've had enough spring and summer gardening. I know, I am a heretic. So be it. Let's clean it up and be done with it for awhile. Tie up the...

Having studied and studied some more, the plant lists and photos from the Seasonal Walk at the New York Botanical Garden, I have come up with a short list of bulbs I am going to need to do this at home. I have created two...

My dear friend and garden writer, Debra Prinzing, beat me to the scoop that Renee's Garden Seeds were on sale, a lovely 30% discount. Go to her website, www.reneesgarden.com, and when you have pulled together an order of vegetables and herbs and maybe even...

We went to Bozeman so I could meet the indefatigable Doc. We met there because it is about halfway between her place in ND and my place in Idaho. Long butt tiring drive no matter how you look at it, but I had a blast....

Can you help me identify this small tree: about 10 fee tall, growing at the Tinsley Homestead at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Zone 3a-4b. Bright read pea sized fruit, leaves look kind of like leaves on an olive tree. Thanks....

As promised, here is a better look at the incredible Tinsley House, on the campus of Montana State U in Bozeman. The home was moved to this site about a decade ago and the gardens were planted with the appropriate heirloom varieties. Its all part...

If you haven't been over to Smitten Kitchen's website, now is a good time to visit. I love insalata Caprese, in any form, and Deb does it up right: check it out here....

Dear Gardening friends, Dee and Carol and you-know-who-you-are, Week 25 finds me on the road. I've been across the southern part of Idaho to Bozeman MT, and now in Salmon, ID, near the birthplace of Sacajawea. About 900 miles, give or take a few...