Join me . . .

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

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...

Friends and I are trying to keep up with social media these days. I took some 6 second "looping" (also loopy) videos when I visited Moss Mountain Farms w/P Allen Smith and the gang. Here's one of them. Hey, I am not up for an...

Showy, pretty, generally tough as nails (a characteristic required to live at Ranch du Bois), these snazzy looking centaureas and the cardoon, are welcome in my garden. Not on the guest list: nasty knapweed. They are members of the same fam, so don't get them...