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
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
At our annual meeting for Demonstration Garden Partners last June, Gary Meis, propagator for Country Lane Wholesale Nursery, offered a presentation on edible plants in the Plant Select program. We were amazed to learn how many of the plants have … Continue reading
Nepeta Little Trudy® with sea kale and Purple Mountain® sun daisy. Another landscape shot in a very low-water (xeriscape) garden in northern Colorado in late May. Little Trudy® is a new dwarf form of catmint with tiny leaves, showy flowers … Continue reading
Finally some warm temperatures and all the early summer plants are in their glory. This is an unwatered garden in a rocky, mineral soil with little organic matter and a rock mulch.