• High Altitude Gardening http://highaltitudegardening.blogspot.com/

    Growing an impossible garden at 7,000 feet. Certified master gardener, certifiable in many other ways. My garden is a labor of love high - in the snowy Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah.


  • Grateful for Gardens

    It has been a long, hot and very tiresome summer. Was thinking about that, yesterday, when I was down in the Salt Lake City Valley, running a full day of... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Annoying Ants and Astonishing Blooms

    A beautiful garden in the Irish countryside. (From my travels, last month.) Great inspiration for what I'd like to do with my own garden. Of course, I need a... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Hello Old Friends

    Jacob's Ladder brightly blooming in a thicket of weeds.This summer's delightful task is to reclaim The Long Neglected Garden ~ my term of endearment for the... Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Mantis Rototillers and the Long Neglected Garden

    Don't ya just love it when the world works in such wonderful ways ~ that it's hard to count up all those lucky stars?Take last night, for instance, when my... Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Flowers for Your Hair

    I returned from my travels in the nick of time!In time to fall in love, once again, with my most beloved spring flowering shrub. That being the Flowering... Read more

    Posted on 26 May 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Aching Back

    Yeah, yeah... I know. Blowing the seeds from a dead Dandelion is big fun. But, you could you please blow them in the opposite direction of my beloved garden?... Read more

    Posted on 25 May 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • The Winter That Wasn't

    Did you know? Those cute little Primrose plants sold in supermarkets, this time of year, are actually zone 3 perennials? Yeppers. Oftentimes the first little... Read more

    Posted on 15 March 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Wordless Wednesday: The Gorgeous Boys

    Every February, these big dudes pay us a visit. And, they're no dummies. They're hanging out inside the Park City city limits ~ where they can rest in my... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • The Lazy Girl's Artisan Bread

    Prepare to be dazzled.While the East Coast digs out from yet another epic snowstorm, here I sit in my {grumble grumble} Western ski resort with the windows... Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Pesky Pests

    'Twas a winter wonderland out on my deck this morning! :)) Probably looks frigid but it was 30 degrees ~ warm enough for this snow lover to stand there with... Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Balmy.

    This impressive fellow was keeping an eye on me while I visited the horses. One of the things I'll always miss about living in the country.'Tis a balmy 48... Read more

    Posted on 08 January 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Funny Side of the Street

    This is what it looks like out my window when it is 6 degrees below zero.New Year's Day. A New Year! A blank slate! Anything can happen. And, it probably... Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Jingle Jangle

    I wish there was a fragrance app I could add to this blog! The sweet perfume of Paper Whites fill the air. It's intoxicating. Paper WhitesThey're just about... Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • Full of Life

    If you got a late start on planting Amaryllis bulbs, plant in water vs. soil. Speeds up growing time. :)Wow. What a difference it makes to be looking out a new... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • Coinkydinks

    Most folks take one look at my blonde hair and instantly write me off as a blithering idiot. Like yesterday, when the Home Depot guy launched into a 10 minute... Read more

    Posted on 20 November 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • Wreck of the Hesperus

    When's the last time you moved? 5... 10... 20 years ago?As we get older, we tend to stay put and I wonder... is it because we were finally able to afford a... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • The Summer of Discontent

    They say you can never go home again. But, there's always a loophole in pretty much everything people swear to be true.You most certainly can go home again.... Read more

    Posted on 14 November 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • Outrageously Orange

    My 'bottle rockets' are happily celebrating the 4th of July.I've always had a mad crush on the color orange. Can't, for the life of me, figure out why it's... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • The Apocalyse? And Perrennial Veggies

    * Most vegetables are annuals and need to be re-planted every growing season. Scroll to the bottom of this post to view a list of veggies that come back year,... Read more

    Posted on 27 June 2014 GARDENING, HOME
  • Savor the Summit

    The Grande Table...One, extra long, dining table stretching the length of Park City's Main Street..It's called Savor the Summit and it is soooooo much fun! Read more

    Posted on 22 June 2014 GARDENING, HOME