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Fairmount Cemetery Rose Sale

Fairmount Cemetery Rose Sale

May 20, 2022

Fairmount Cemetery Heritage Rose Sale & ROSAPALOOZA Tour This annual rose sale is NOT to be missed. High Country Roses, grown right here...

Counting Garden Pollinators

Counting Garden Pollinators

Apr 13, 2022

By Jim Tolstrup: Picture a lean, mature gentleman with a floppy sun hat, furiously waving a large white net over the tops of shrubs and...

Super Bloom!

Super Bloom!

Apr 12, 2022

Trust The Seed By Penn Parmenter: Ask the earth about the shelf life of seeds and she will answer in wildflowers you’ve never seen...

Nature’s Best Hope

Nature’s Best Hope

Apr 12, 2022

Doug Tallamy, renowned ecologist and entomologist, spoke at the CO Native Plant Society Conference last September. Here are some...

Leaf Miners on Swiss Chard

Leaf Miners on Swiss Chard

May 13, 2022

Q: Every year, our swiss chard gets a leaf miner problem, causing most of the leaves to go brown and wilty in parts, or sometimes entire...

Editor's Letter: Spring 2022

Editor's Letter: Spring 2022

Apr 13, 2022

Building a garden over time is one of the pleasures of this earth. We add new plants each year while others proliferate on their own....

Compost Your Body

Compost Your Body

Apr 12, 2022

By Jodi Torpey: How connected are you to the earth? Colorado gardeners, environmentalists and nature lovers can now answer that question...

Japanese Beetles eating Blackberries

Japanese Beetles eating Blackberries

Apr 12, 2022

Q: We planted primo-cane blackberries two years ago in a row next to our ‘Heritage’ red raspberries. Reportedly you can cut both of these...

Planning, Planting & Preserving the Colorado Kitchen Garden

Planning, Planting & Preserving the Colorado Kitchen Garden

Apr 13, 2022

By Sara Stewart Martinelli: There’s something incredibly satisfying and rewarding about growing your own food and preserving it for the...

Plant Names & Def•i•ni•tions 

Plant Names & Def•i•ni•tions 

Apr 12, 2022

By Paula Ogilvie: The growing season has started. How do you find the best plants and seeds for you? Always take a moment to read...

The Nature of Fences

The Nature of Fences

Apr 12, 2022

By Eric R. Eaton: There is nothing neutral about a fence. Like “No Trespassing” and “Beware of Dog” signs, they emphasize our disdain for...

Harvesting Overwintered Root Vegetables

Harvesting Overwintered Root Vegetables

Apr 12, 2022

Q: We still have a lot of root vegetables left in the garden from last year. They are showing new growth. When can we harvest them? I...