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

A little known factoid: The City of Boise, Community Forestry Department has some very VERY nice wood mulch available for a suhweeet price: $15 per cubic yard. This is a medium size, shredded bark, a little dusty at first, but once you water it down,...

[caption id="attachment_12146" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Gardens: Great Ideas from Pinterest. [/caption] Several friends have written recently, about using Pinterest (the HOT HOT HOT social media site) as a gardening tool. Amen. It's a wonderful thing. I fell hard for Pinterest. In no time I had a...

A couple years ago, I did a series of posts that got a lot of attention around the region: Better Plants for Better Gardens, or "Instead of That, Plant THIS!" I was recently asked what else I would recommend in that category. So let's revisit...

I tucked these in the front pots on a lark. Of course, they are totally happy and hogging all the attention. I've decided to make them the stars of the show. I will redesign the containers to "showcasethe sprouts....

That tough as nails but wistful looking pale coneflower is dancing in the garden right now. And with such a lovely fragrance....

This is one of the oddest weather patterns I've seen in Boise --- but I'll take it. I can put up with two hot days and then a cooling off. It's working very well for the garden AND the gardener. In fact, I am headed...