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 Time!

Tell me gardeners, what screams "Happiness" more than Shasta daisies!  These joyous little blooms just have a way of bringing a smile to your mind and maybe even some extra energy for the day.  These were spotted last night at one of the homes participating in the Boise Garden Tour and Garden Gala and I …

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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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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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Free Contentment Offered at Public Gardens Today

Go on, cancel your morning....bag your lunch meeting....or change your afternoon plans and get to a public garden. Today is the one day this year you can stroll amongst a treasured public garden of your liking for FREE! Today is National Public Gardens day! A beautiful Spring day is made into a GREAT Spring day …

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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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