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

Bountiful Week Seven from the Taft/Tamarack CSA *Magic Garlic!!! Yes, this garlic is magic. It makes dreams come true, and has for the past 5 years. The pulling of the garlic bulbs is one of the most aromatic, amazing tasks on the farm…it’s worth putting a...

I am good at growing fruit. I am good at growing fruit. I am good at growing fruit. I am not so good at growing vegetables. At least not this year. Its a good thing tomatoes are a fruit. Mine are coming along nicely, thanks....

Dear Carol and Dee, Once again, I am amazed: WEEK 18??? What the heck? July 5th? Where do the days go? Days, where do the weeks go? Not a great deal to report from Ranch du Bois. Rasberries still producing in spite of high 80's/90/s heat. I...

Your poor ears and eyes have been bombarded forever now with the admonishment/encouragement/plea to think, eat and buy local. I know that, so here are a couple of handy little tips and reference points to help you along in your never ending quest to...

Yes, here we are a week later in the gardening season. No big changes are taking place in my garden right now, its a slow-and-steady progress. We have had a couple more really unusual heavy downpours and hail storms, but other than knocking over the...

Dear Carol and Dee, Mmmm, good, mmm, good. That’s the report on raspberries from Ranch du Bois this week. So far I have had 7 reds (Heritage) and 7 golds (Fall Gold). Why the Fall Golds are ripening in June is beyond my horticultural knowledge,...

Here's a great idea: fresh organic vegetables delivered to your door. I found this local company through Local Harvest, a consortium/website of all things locally grown. If you don't have the space for a vegetable garden, are unable to tend a garden, hate to ...

To all my fellow Idaho gardeners/garden bloggers, I hope you are doing the Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day. Its not too late to run out side, snap some picks and link over to May Dreams Gardens. Come on! Here's my offering for June:[caption id="attachment_8525" align="aligncenter" width="268" caption="Hardy...