You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Dirty Deeds

    The trials and rewards of a landscape professional
  • Green Hibernation

    Plant dormancy and winter greenery traditions
  • Garden Gift Giving

    My true love gave to me: a gas mask and a bottle of wine
  • Digging for Spring Color

    Tulipmania and other psychosocial substrates
      Just as the plant material of the desert is foreign to the acidic conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest, so might tulips be to Boise had Jonny Appleseed not enticed settlers ever further west with hard apple cider.
    • Tags: , ,
  • Lessons Learned

    A time for pride and humility
      In the month of May, I tell smug, self-satisfied, big-headed gardeners whose plants look like a billion dollars (a million isn't what it used to be) that every suffering, sick, misplaced, starving, abused, infected and infested shrub, grass, tree or perennial looks grand in that period of moist soil and mild days. How did those guys look by mid-August? Some not so great, perhaps.
    • Tags: ,
  • The Mouse Police Never Sleep

    Ridding your realm of rodents
      Cool weather is a fine time for harvesting produce, fertilizing the lawn and checking for mice. Checking for mice? you might ask. Well, it's true, cool weather brings those miniature eating machines indoors looking for a place to cozy up for the winter. Having dispatched 30 mice in five weeks from my pump house and hay barn, I'd have to say that thoughts of them still gnaw at my brain and I continue to set traps.
    • Tags: ,
  • Easy to please bulbs

    And city code S(to)P:it/3.nO/w explained
      When I was a kid, we got a hilarious annual Christmas letter from Great Aunt Pauline-a four-page psychotic recitation of the tragedies that had befallen people in her little town.
    • Tags: , , ,

Submit an Event

© 2017 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation