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How to dig up dandelions — the right way 00:24

How to dig up dandelions — the right way

Things To Do Now To Get Ready For Summer Gardening 05:43

Things To Do Now To Get Ready For Summer Gardening

How an Idaho farmer uses no-till planting to keep soil in the field 01:20

How an Idaho farmer uses no-till planting to keep soil in the field

Take a tour of the gardens in the 2014 Idaho Botanical Garden tour 04:07

Take a tour of the gardens in the 2014 Idaho Botanical Garden tour

Check out the urban garden at the 2015 Western Idaho Fair 01:00

Check out the urban garden at the 2015 Western Idaho Fair

A look at the community garden on Boise’s Snow Block 00:33

A look at the community garden on Boise’s Snow Block

An untraditional garden in Boise's North End 01:00

An untraditional garden in Boise's North End

A walk in the Idaho Botanical Garden 02:28

A walk in the Idaho Botanical Garden

Angie Smith photographs Boise's refugees 01:39

Angie Smith photographs Boise's refugees

Why Tina Dean says she should not be recalled 00:31

Why Tina Dean says she should not be recalled

Trustee Carol Sayles on why she should not be recalled 00:20

Trustee Carol Sayles on why she should not be recalled

This Boise Tree Has Been To The Moon And Back 00:48

This Boise Tree Has Been To The Moon And Back

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How to plant potatoes in Idaho, without breaking the law

Don’t throw potatoes from the cupboard in the ground, as that could spread disease

Once you’ve got potato seed tubers, planting is a snap

After about four weeks, you’ll want to bury the growing plants in more soil

Margaret Lauterbach

Like spicy food? Grow your own heat

Food fads have changed our dining choices over the past 50 years from bland meat and potatoes to spicy, piquant foods our grandparents never dreamed of. Some changes have come about by immigration of refugees from wars and their desire for “home” food, and other changes from less obvious sources. For one thing, our taste preferences have grown hotter. Nearly 25 years ago, salsa (tomato, onion and chile) began outselling ketchup as a condiment in this country, and since then, tastes for even hotter chiles and sauces have come available.

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Pick your flowers to take the heat

Now that we’re beginning to plant our summer flower beds, it’s good to get to know some of these stalwarts of the garden. Most originated in tropical climates and are remarkably well-adapted to life in the heat of summer.

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Design Recipes: An office for her

Perhaps you have heard of the expression "man cave," the affectionate term for a man's private space. Women need their own private spaces, too. If your home allows, instead of having a universal office, consider an office just for her.

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Dig In: Plant spuds without breaking Idaho law 02:20

Dig In: Plant spuds without breaking Idaho law

How to dig up dandelions — the right way 00:24

How to dig up dandelions — the right way

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How to dig up dandelions — the right way

Horticulturist Janet Gordon says to be sure to listen for the pop and get as much of the root as possible.
Annie Calovich The Wichita Eagle
How to dig up dandelions — the right way 00:24

How to dig up dandelions — the right way

Things To Do Now To Get Ready For Summer Gardening 05:43

Things To Do Now To Get Ready For Summer Gardening

How an Idaho farmer uses no-till planting to keep soil in the field 01:20

How an Idaho farmer uses no-till planting to keep soil in the field

Take a tour of the gardens in the 2014 Idaho Botanical Garden tour 04:07

Take a tour of the gardens in the 2014 Idaho Botanical Garden tour