As an avid orchid collector it was never an option to leave my orchids behind in Washington. They were coming with me, even though many of them left an ideal greenhouse home to live outside exposed to hot summer sun and constant desiccating winds. It’s turning out to be a challenge to grow these orchids while camping in a trailer in the middle of a … Continue reading Orchids in Idaho
Wildflowers growing in our meadow. Continue reading Wildflowers
Moving from the moist moss forests of the Pacific Northwest to the high desert of Eastern Idaho. Continue reading Goodbye Washington, Hello Idaho
Linum lewisii Continue reading Blooming Now!
Hiking with a dog is so many things. Exhuberant, comical, frustrating and sometimes a little frightening, especially if the trail is narrow and the altitude high. Luckily my canine companion enjoys the outdoors and discovering new plants just as much as I do. Nosing in the heather, sniffing through ferns and leaping over boulders, she is filled with excitement and delight. Unfortunately she does not … Continue reading Gypsy Dog Plants