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Free city compost: Good stuff, but not for organic gardens. Veggies? Maybe

After the city of Boise launches its composting program, customers will receive access to free compost at distribution sites. The compost should be suitable for many landscaping uses, but it remains to be seen whether it will be safe for vegetable garden soil and sensitive plants. If they appear, persistent herbicides could create a potential problem.

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A peek inside a sanctuary garden in Caldwell

Susan Cooper, a creative gardener in Caldwell, has transformed her small yard into a private, peaceful space. She shares some of her garden philosophies.
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A peek inside a sanctuary garden in Caldwell 1:36

A peek inside a sanctuary garden in Caldwell

Tap and Cask starts fresh with a remodel and sports pub fare 0:40

Tap and Cask starts fresh with a remodel and sports pub fare

A peek inside Cloud 9 Brewery 2:01

A peek inside Cloud 9 Brewery

Introducing the nail pull at Alefort at Treefort Music Fest 1:53

Introducing the nail pull at Alefort at Treefort Music Fest