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Colorado Gardener Articles

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Seasons Greetings, Colorado Gardener readers and friends!

Seasons Greetings, Colorado Gardener readers and friends!

Dec 21, 2022

Longing for color the other day, I went to my local garden center, The Flower Bin in Longmont. I was expecting to see Christmas cacti in...

Beheaded Beans

Beheaded Beans

Aug 26, 2022

Q: I planted a bunch of bean seeds July 1st and had very poor germination though I watered 2X a day. One of the four that did sprout was...

PLANT SELECT TURNS 25

PLANT SELECT TURNS 25

Aug 26, 2022

Not Just Another Pretty Face By Mikl Brawner: We gardeners see a lot of branded plants in branded pots, pushed with a lot of money to...

Reliable Easy-Care Bulbs for Colorado

Reliable Easy-Care Bulbs for Colorado

Aug 25, 2022

Q: What are some reliably returning, easy care bulbs for our region? A: When the bulb catalogs arrive, it’s so tempting to order the...

Editor’s Letter: Harvest 2022

Editor’s Letter: Harvest 2022

Aug 26, 2022

If you’ve been wanting to tear out your lawn and replace it with water-wise landscaping, the time has come. You already know about our...

Harvest Party

Harvest Party

Aug 26, 2022

By Penn Parmenter: I miss parties. Remember those good old fashioned gatherings where people got together, brought food, told stories,...

5 Traditional Witch’s Herbs of Colorado

5 Traditional Witch’s Herbs of Colorado

Aug 25, 2022

How to incorporate them for an enchanted life By Sara Stewart Martinelli: Throughout history, many plants have made their way into...

Honeyberry: The Delicious Blue Honeysuckle 

Honeyberry: The Delicious Blue Honeysuckle 

Aug 25, 2022

By Bryan Prud’Homme: Imagine a beautiful, pest-resistant, non-invasive shrub that grows vigorously in our Colorado Front Range alkaline...

Struggling White Weeping Spruce

Struggling White Weeping Spruce

Aug 26, 2022

Q: I planted a beautiful white weeping spruce about on the west side of my garage in Denver in early May. It's struggling, maybe because...

Crevice Crazy

Crevice Crazy

Aug 26, 2022

By Panayoti Kelaidis: The edges of most cities in America aren’t peppered like Denver is with “rock yards”—large outdoor stores where you...

Inspired by Galling Mysteries

Inspired by Galling Mysteries

Aug 25, 2022

By R. Gary Raham: Colleagues love to share epochal moments. These are times when expectations are dashed and they remember why their...

Beauty with a Purpose • David Salman

Beauty with a Purpose • David Salman

Aug 25, 2022

On June 5th we lost David Salman, the innovator who started High Country Gardens, Santa Fe Greenhouses, and Waterwise Gardening LLC. A...

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