And The Winner Is….

Sharon Johnson! Thank you to everyone that entered the drawing for two tickets to the 2013 Boise Garden Tour.   Congratulations Sharon!  You can pick up your two tickets at the Idaho Botanical Garden Will Call station before June 23rd.  Have a great time and a great garden season.  Keep us posted on your Verbascum …

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Boise Garden Tour Springs To Life; Enter To Win Tickets Here

Early summer in Boise, ID is the right time for a garden tour. There has been just enough warm weather to bring out wonderful perennial blooms, well-root the bold tropicals, engage the flower power of annuals and the vegetable gardens are looking most palatable. It is the perfect time to get out and do some …

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‘A Look’ Into The Garden – Part II

The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) presents the Garden Tour in Boise and the surrounding area each June.  It is a one day event where multiple private residential gardens are open to the public for touring.  The gardenkeepers (homeowners) are present during the tour and you can visit with them about their garden and gardening experiences. A rather enjoyable opportunity I must say! This is Part …

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‘A Look’ Into The Garden – Part I

Summer is packed with so many fun activities that it is sometimes a challenge to find the time to keep up with the ornamental garden, harvest the edibles and keep the blog fresh.  However, that said, I attended another fun activity last Sunday that took me out of my own garden (again) but gave me 'a look' …

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San Francisco Spring Break – A Visit to the Japanese Tea Garden

I have a general rule of thumb when it comes to Spring Break. Get out-of-town. Why? Because it's inevitable the weather will be better...most anywhere else. You may think this an exaggeration but I think not. I remember a few years ago when we were spending Spring break in Phoenix, Arizona and I overheard two ladies …

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