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

I am in Washington DC for the Inauguration of Barack Obama. The atmosphere is jubilant, thoughtful, kind, and well-mannered. I had two very powerful moments today. Please know, that in relating this stories, I don't mean to sound patronizing. Friends and I were walking through the Crystal...

Once a month our sassy, indefatigable head hoe, Carol of May Dreams Gardens, leads us around the garden on a voyage of discovery. "Show me your blossoms!" she demands. As compliant, willing, giddy gardeners, we do our best to comply. NEVERMINDthat some of us are...

I offer up this bit of prose from Ms. Diane Janes-Tucker for January 1, 2009. NOW IS THE TIME Now is the time to take off the mask and open your eyes, to look into the face of darkness, to step out of the muddy ruts and forge ahead. Now...

Even if you kick your feet and scream NO! I’ll bet most of you do a teensy weensy bit of reflection on where you’ve been and where you are headed in the New Year. In January, I reviewed the trends, made up my mind and...

There's a steady stream of influence and work underway to get the Obama White House to plant a kitchen garden/victory garden. My garden writing friends over at Garden Rant have given voice to the project and my pal Susan H. is working hard to make...

My apologies to Carol, over at May Dreams Gardens, who spearheaded GBBD some time back. I am late to post my photo for the month. I have but one offering and its quite lovely: . Slim pickins indeed....

Never ever mind the temperature is about the coldest it's been in 4 or 5 years. Nah, what the heck. See these little beauties: [caption id="attachment_7453" align="aligncenter" width="383" caption="That is fake snow, I kid you not!"][/caption] Good looking. They are called Natural Display Lanterns and are at...

Making your list and checking it twice? Here’s my ultimate dream package for a beginning gardener. Get them growing in the right direction with this collection of tools, books and gear. On my must have list: 1. The phone number of the local extension office, in Boise,...