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

Apologies to all for the goofy layout on the web post yesterday. Something is haywire with the code, maybe from the photos...

For my Red Dirt Girl who said SHOW ME,here's the scene from smokin' hot Idaho. I hate to say it, but as I type I think I see a nasty smoke cloud...

Just finished another wild week of gardening related activities, family stuff, business stuff, etal. Pooped, I am, I tell you. One day I even had to get up for my first magazine photo shoot (Jeffie's garden) at 4:30 am. Crap of dawn, I tell...

I am privileged to be a part of a great group of people who raise money for horticulture and horticultural education programs in Idaho. Here's what we have been able to do: The Lunaria League has raised $63,000 in 5 years and here is how...

So, Jeff comes over to my house to deliver a wonderful, heartfelt thank you gift: an antique grinding stone, which he promptly places in my bowl of blue rocks and it looks...

YOU HAVE TO BUY THIS BOOK NOW. BUY. IT. NOW. And when you clickety click over to Amazon, tell them I sent you, and get the other two books by Mary Jane Butters, Idaho farmer extraordinaire. You will want a copy of...

This is a reprint of the journal entry I submitted to the Idaho Statesman online edition for week 3 of my CSA subscription. From the Statesman: I promised the editor I would be honest about how I used my CSA subscription and it’s already time to...

A friend of mine has a beautiful ranch, Raspberry Ranch, just below Snow Bank Mountain. I went up to visit the other day, to help plant the enclosed garden with old fashioned hollyhocks, basket of gold, daisies, phlox paniculata, big orange poppies...