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

Ahhhhh, the elusive upstate NY CF. Computer Fairy. What patience! What virtue! What kindness! Her wizardry helped me get these snazzy new headers up and running. And I learned to re-size photos, too. Shazammmmmmmm. Thanks KP. Sweetness. ...

Today's effort. Too cold to garden so I paint inside. My BFF of TF said, "roll over, Renior." A big fat papaver somniferum seedhead, from my painting class this morning. It's little on the shiny side in the photo but not so much...

Wow. Just love Wednesdays! At 3 pm I hustle on over to my farmer's place, and scurry up her driveway to see what delish-us-nuss awaits me. This week: Idaho Potato Chowder made with organic red Idaho spuds, organic onions, magic garlic and...

From the Charlotte paper via the Seattle Times and Cornell University or round and round we go: for those of you potting up paperwhites, here is the skinny on adding booze to your bulbs so click on Seattle Times. The "be all end all"...

Happy Thanksgiving. Readers, please bear with me. Recently, I was asked "about the term, sense of place, what does it mean?" and last night I remembered having written this many years ago for a class on the Contemporary History of the American West....

Hey all, as I mentioned a little bit ago on the radio, you can buy huge amaryllis bulbs in time to bloom for Christmas and be a do-gooder at the same time. The proceeds from the sale of the bulbs benefit the Idaho Horticulture...

Have to get up e-a-r-l-y, way too early for me in the dark of dawn. To the radio station, that would be 94.9, the River, to talk about what's new and fun for gardeners as we approach the holidays. They want to talk...

I am so damn proud of myself. (Yeah, yeah, I know the old adage, pride goeth before a fall.) But I limited myself to 82 bulbs this year. Woops, make that 85. I have three lilies to plant and have no idea when...