Spring Plants That Repel Animal Pests

Today, I have a guest writer on Vicki’s Garden Tips: Her name is Trisha Miller, from http://www.thatdangvegan.com. You can find more about Trisha at twitter @thatdangvegan, or email her at thatdangvegan (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you, Trisha for your timely article! Thursday, this week, I had a gopher tunneling …

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Spring is almost here!

Sometimes, I dread the approach of spring. There is so much work to be done, raspberries, blackberries and grapes to prune, cleaning …

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Bulbs for Spring- Plant now.

Somehow, it doesn’t make sense: We have worked through a long hot summer of weeding and deadheading Now, processing tomatoes and peppers, …

After Caging

Cages!

I love my flowers, but by August, I am worn out. It’s the heat, the vegetable garden that needs attention and running …

Bunny’s Garden

Instead of spending an hour working in the garden, Corie turned our May meeting of the “Garden Gals” into a special garden …

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Gail’s Garden

Gail hosted the “Garden Gals” July meeting at her home in north Boise. First we toured her beautiful yard and vegetable garden, …

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Amy’s Garden

The “garden gals” got together to work in Amy’s yard in late June. Lucky for Amy there were 9 ladies working and …

Pink and purple petunias

It’s Budworm Time Again

If you have the budworm caterpillar (or tobacco budworm) attacking your geraniums or petunias, you’ll notice it now, in July. Here are …