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

Harry Weekes is a writing teacher at the Community School in Sun Valley Idaho. My dear friend, Julie Caldwell, told me about hearing Mr. Weekes reading this at the school's commencement program. Thanks to both of them - Julie for passing it on, and Harry...

I'll be back on the radio tomorrow morning, bright and oh-so-early! Tune into the River, 94.9 fm on your radio dial to catch me on the morning show with Ken and Tim. We'll be talking about planning our vegetable gardens for the most productive and...

Dear Carol and Dee, We certainly picked a wild day to start writing about our gardens. I have a virtual “white out” with snow here in Boise - it’s barely 30 degrees. I see from the weather reports Dee is a warm, sunny, and clear at...

The National Gardening Association (NGA), conducted a survey in January asking about 2008 food gardening activities and plans for 2009 activities. Here are some highlights: In 2008, 36 million households (31%) had a food garden. In...

A three day trip to Albuquerque can't really be called a trip to New Mexico, especially when you spend two of the days in a hotel conference room. A fine conference it was, and more on that later, but here are a few snaps from...

February may be the shortest month as far as calendar days go, but in my gardener's mind, it is the longest, coldest, and dismal. With that in mind, I stolled around the garden, taking care to review what once was blooming bright. With any luck...

I do believe you might start to see a pattern here: one more packet of seeds has just made the "must have" list:Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy. I've seen this in 3 or 4 catalogs, but will wait and pick up a packet or two at the...