Tag Archives: western gardening

Christmas in July

“What kind of trees are those, blooming in the middle of summer?” my neighbor asked the other day after taking her kids to the North Aztlan Community Center in Fort Collins. They’re not actually blooming, I told here, but wow! what … Continue reading

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Reviews for Durable Plants – A Plant Select® Guide

     Zone 4 magazine book review by Susan J. Tweit Summer 2009 issue      This oversized, lavishly illustrated volume aimed at Rocky Mountain-region gardeners is lovely enough for coffee table display, but is more likely to end up well-thumbed and … Continue reading

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Plant-Driven Design – the science, art, and philosophy of gardening

Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden have just published an incredibly  thought-provoking, beautiful, and useful gardening book that every gardener, landscape architect, landscape designer, plant geek and backyard nature-lover should spend some time with. Plant-Driven Design: Creating Gardens that Honor … Continue reading

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Durable Plants for the Garden: A Plant Select® Guide

NOW available: Durable Plants for the Garden: A Plant Select® Guide. It’s been a long time in planning, but the efforts of dozens of professional horticulturists, artists, photographers, & editors will be well worth the wait. Incredible images botanical illustrations … Continue reading

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Beautiful Public Gardens – Kendrick Lake

The face of public gardening is changing thanks to the artistry of Greg Foreman and his staff with the City of Lakewood. DO NOT MISS the opportunity to see truly beautiful and appropriately western gardening at its finest at Kendrick … Continue reading

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