Category Archive: Summer Gardens

Now’s The Time For An Edible Garden Party!

It’s getting towards the end of summer with daylight not lasting quite as long and the kids packing up backpacks and returning to early morning classes.  But with that change comes the seasonal… Continue reading

Hot Color In The August Garden

Ooohh, there is hot color in the garden right now! Both blooms and bounty are shades of red, orange and yellow with a measure of plum and violet thrown into the mix. My… Continue reading

2014 Boise Garden Tour – The Finale – See It Here!

The June Boise Garden Tour is always a delight!  And I’m not the only one that thinks so because it has been going for 28 years! This is a wonderful way to get out… Continue reading

2014 Boise Garden Tour – See It Here! (Gardens 3 & 4)

The Boise Garden Tour happened a few days ago.  It was a fun day seeing lots of different styles of gardening in our lovely, livable city.  Click to see Garden #1 and Garden #2. Today’s… Continue reading

2014 Boise Garden Tour – See It Here (Garden #2)

As mentioned in my last post, the Boise Garden Tour was held just a few days ago.  Six lovely gardens were open to the public for a one day tour.   Here is a… Continue reading

2014 Boise Garden Tour – See It Here!

Last Sunday I enjoyed a close-up experience admiring six lovely gardens in the Boise area.   It was a day filled with lots of oohs and aahs, a bee sting and honestly a good dose of garden… Continue reading

Summer Lush-Ness

Good Day!  It’s early summer with lots of fun activities and opportunities awaiting, so of course, it is a good day, right? While I’m sorting through pictures of the Boise Garden Tour, I thought… Continue reading

Experience A Private Garden Tour

Ahhh…early summer, it’s a great time of year.  For me, the kids’ school year has wrapped up and we (kids and parents) are somewhat used to the less structured, more laissez-faire summer days.… Continue reading

Lily, You’re A Shining Star!

For weeks now, I’ve enjoyed the most wonderful sweet scent both inside the house and outside in the garden.  This decadent smell has come from the Oriental and Orienpet lilies growing in the… Continue reading

Take A Look: Boise’s Fabulous Edens Continued…

The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) presents the Boise Garden Tour each June. It is a one day event where multiple private residential gardens are open to the public for touring. The garden keepers… Continue reading