Hey all! I want to send you over to see what ELSE is going on the wild world of Idaho gardening. Here are some kindred spirits. Stop by and say hey!: Seasonal Wisdom Small Goat Garden ...

From Fulcrum publishing This may be the book of the year for Rocky Mountain garden lovers. The Plant Select organization has showcased all 74 of their tried and true outstanding plants in one concise, beautiful volume. This wonderful handbook includes: * multiple color photos...

Let me start off with a great big whine. Want some cheese with that whine? Whaaaaaaa. Here's what's up in my garden: some crocus, a fistful of hellebores, and and iris reticulata. Pretty slim and pathetic pickins. I haven't even FOUND and violas or pansies...

I do believe you might start to see a pattern here: one more packet of seeds has just made the "must have" list:Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy. I've seen this in 3 or 4 catalogs, but will wait and pick up a packet or two at the...

You all know by now I am a self proclaimed book sl_ t. Same goes for plants, fabrics, and sometimes shoes. But books, books are by far my biggest addiction and so far no intervention has worked. Not that anyone tried very hard, I...

Huckleberries could be the reason Idaho is called the Gem State. Wild mountain huckleberries are definitely precious edible gems. They are part of the great Uber Garden plan of the Universe. A gift from a higher minded being. Definitely a gift. [caption id="attachment_5303" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="From...

You're demands have been met. [caption id="attachment_3953" align="alignnone" width="266" caption="one fine gardening helper, named Cash, he\'s a Springer"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_4003" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="More than one thing wrong with this picture. And of course, there are no blossoms this morning on the offending day lily. Trust me, it...

I know, I know, I KNOW! Most of you are way ahead of me here. But what can I say? I have a stack of books to read that resembles the Leaning Tower, I kid you not. You know that tee shirt: ...