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Ah, summer garden warmth!
Last night around 10:00, the outside temperatures hit 7 degrees F below zero – our first subzero reading of the winter. And today, the desk in my office seems to benefit from a natural ventilation pattern that has settled around my keyboard. I suppose … Continue reading
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On Wednesday, June 8 at 11:00 pm I was awakened from a dead sleep when the sky exploded and a freight train crashed onto the new metal roof of my house in northern Colorado. Flying from my bedroom to look out the … Continue reading
Special care for silver plants
Silverheels horehound- trim out dead or withered stems, cut flowers back to crown when finished. Recently I received an email questioning how to care for Sea Foam sage (Artemisia versicolor), Silverheels horehound (Marrubium rotundifolium) and partridge feather (Tanacetum densum … Continue reading
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Low water & xeriscape designs: FREE!
Garden and landscape design can be a daunting process, but sometimes you just need a place to start. We’ve partnered with these two great organizations to offer a variety of residential landscape designs by some of the region’s top designers. … Continue reading
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New video of trees
We’re having so much fun learning the technology – here’s one of the trees that have been introduced and recommended through Plant Select®. Most of the trees are suitable for smaller landscapes, and all have been chosen to be resilient … Continue reading
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