For the best (mild) homemade garlic salt, harvest your scapes and break out the dehydrator! As an advanced Master Gardener with the University of Idaho, I have grown certified garlic for many years. Garlic is a protected crop in Idaho. Therefore, you must plant only certified bulbs in Idaho. (Friends don’t let friends plant Elephant […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined by Linda Whittig on last week’s garden show. Linda is a freelance writer, a graphic designer, and also a contributor to the D&B Blog. Linda spearheaded the SNOW Block Alley Project in her neighborhood. Linda’s love of gardening sent her in search of a sun-filled place […]

There is something alluring about planting in containers. Besides allowing for gardening in unlikely places, it invites a different level of creativity. However, there are some things to keep in mind to get optimal satisfaction. 1. Choose plants with similar light and water needs. 2. Make sure your containers drain. Ideally, buy containers that already […]