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 (homeowners) are present during the tour and you can visit with them about their garden and gardening experiences. It is a grand …

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Boise Garden Tour – Take a ‘Look’ at These Fabulous Edens (Part 1)

Oh, la, la, what a fun day it was! The 27th annual Boise Garden Tour debuted 7 fabulous gardens this past weekend. This event presented by the Idaho Botanical Garden is composed of private residential gardens that open for a day of public touring. The gardenkeepers (homeowners) are present and you can visit with them about …

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Garden Favorite: Spring Greens

Spring greens are the favorite in the garden at the moment. They have grown into a rich bounty of reds and greens offering up a delicious fresh, light flavor. Our current "greens" menu consists of butter lettuce, red romaine lettuce, gourmet salad mix from Johnny's Select Seeds, arugula, kale, and broccoli rabe.  French Breakfast radishes …

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A Difficult Start, But Plants & Gardeners Don’t Give in Easily

April has come and gone and this means we are at mid-Spring. For a quick recap of early Spring I'll write one word - 'difficult'. Difficult for gardeners anyway, (farmers too I'm betting) and who's been waiting longer or more anxiously for its arrival!The primary problem with this early Spring (around Boise, ID ) has …

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