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

Finally! Here's my Bloom Day post, for Carol over at May Dreams Gardens. Since everyone was getting fancy w/you tube videos and background music, I put mine in a collage. So there. [gallery link="file"] left to right: top row: wisteria & Boise; wisteria; ad euphorbia ...

Dear Dee and Carol, Friends and Gardeners, Whew, thought May might not EVER get here, tho I know better. Things are lookin’ up and comin’ up all around me. Just a few patches of snow on Shafer Butte so I am going for broke...

Hey all! I want to send you over to see what ELSE is going on the wild world of Idaho gardening. Here are some kindred spirits. Stop by and say hey!: Seasonal Wisdom Small Goat Garden ...

Hooray Hooray, it’s FINALLY MAY! Dear gardening friends, Week 9 and I am giddy with anticipation and happiness in the garden. The promise of the new season, which is finally here, so much potential and so many possibilities and I KNOW it will warm up soon...

Wow! Can you believe we are on week eight? Dear Carol and Dee, Dear Friends and Gardeners, Things are really starting to pop here at Ranch du Bois. We had three days of 80+ temps and bright sunshine which makes the spring plant world do the...

In honor of Earth Day, the true Mother's Day (Mother Nature, silly!), I recommend taking in as many plant sales as possible. Here's the short list: Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th, Annual Plant Sale at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Friday night is member's...

Dearest Carol and Dee, The weather has finally taken a turn toward glorious here in my little private Idaho. My spirits are way up, plants and plans are coming along nicely this week. I try hard not to get too far ahead of myself. Gardening is...

Friends and neighbors, Here's our paltry showing for this month. As I write this, the snow is coming down off the Foothills in a flurry of what I hope are the last gasps of winter. Go away snow. A couple of technical notes on this...