Give nature a blanket in winter and you’ll see habitat everywhere you look.

Dried leaves as blankets I freely admit I’m not neat or tidy, or organized.  But I like beauty and that usually requires some tidiness or organization. For most suburbanites the fall tidy up means a clearing of dead leaves.  But imagine if we treated our bodies the same way?  Instead of putting on a warm […]

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Propagating colorado native flower seed indoors and out

March 4 Ratibida had about seven sprouts. Probably within the last couple days. cotlydon are yellow. Set out into soil. Geum no sign of sprouting. Many seeds were moldy Butterflyweed no sign of sprouting. Dalea P. planted February 4th evidence of germination seen on Feb 7 milk jug no drainage holes Southeast facing window Butterfly […]

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2021 Plant planning homestead

 Silo Garden and Entry Lane Imagine a place to hang out under the shade of the trees,  a silo bar offering up cold beverages while people play cornhole.  This is the silo garden.  To its north end lies a patio with benches and bar stools. To its south a rounded garden of wildflowers and path […]

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