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

The National Gardening Association's Charlie Nardozzi had a great email article yesterday about growing elderberries for beauty and bounty. In the section on Edible Landscaping, he details the available varieties of sambucus and how to tend to them. Now, Idaho has tons of elderberries, all...

Bed in Summer In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people's feet Still going...

Bed in Summer In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people's feet Still going...

But gentle, devoted reader, you are being rewarded for your persistence. Here it is in it's entirety: (Note: this is from LAST Monday. Week 6 will be reported to you on Thursday so please stay tuned.) The Salad Days of June June 23, 2008 Mary Ann Newcomer I...

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...