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

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,...

Some of you will remember this charming autumnal vignette from Ida's front porch: a celebration of locally grown squash and heirloom pumpkin varieties. If I do say so myself, it was all quite festive-looking. All good things must come to an end: autumn is eighteen...

Well my farmer girl Casey is back from her honeymoon so with her comes the weekly dirt on what our soup CSA is made of and the bread her mom baked for us today. Notice this week, mom, the rock star baker, added some serious...

Ah, yes, here we have the project put forth by none other than the Supreme Queen of Hoes, digger of May Dreams Gardens, the indefatigable Carol of Indianapolis. What, she asks, is blooming in your garden on the 15th of each month??? What indeedy! Here's...

Rethinking Idaho landscapes is the name of the Horticulture Symposium next Saturday, November 15th, at the Center on the Grove. The program starts at 9am and there are still some seats available. I have had the good fortune to attend all but one...