Help Audubon plant over 1 million bird-friendly plants, If you have 2 square feet outdoors, you have space for a bird friendly plant. Here are 9 great Colorado natives for anyone’s outdoor space.
From: http://www.westernnativeseed.com/wildflowers.html Native Sun Oxytropis sericea cluster of white flowers on a single stem. Part of the pea family and flowers remind me of the shape of a sweet pea. Lobelia cardinalis Oxytropis lambertii locoweed Robinia neomexicana Thermopsis divaricarpa Native Shade Maidenhair Fern Lobelia cardinalis ebony spleenwort http://intermountainbiota.org/portal/taxa/index.php?taxauthid=1&taxon=1894&cl=4172 Perennial Arnica cordifolia heartleaf arnica, heart-leaf leopardbane. (photo Max Licher) […]
Nothing is better than being a nursery for our wildlife. With the pollinators garden well established, I’ve been lucky to watch the workings of a bee colony and see native bees that I had never seen before. Sweat bees are gorgeous! So who else can I bring to the yard? Butterflies it is! This species […]
Today, I officially joined the Million Pollinator Gardens ranks. Through initiatives like theirs we can learn how important our small plots of land might sustain the very important neighbors we have that keep our world fruiting. I can’t wait to be a better member of the community of life. Currently both the Echinacea just started […]
2 75775P Penstemon strictus – 5″ pot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penstemon_strictus These beauties will grow in the heat of our southern exposure native garden next to the pinks of echinacea and and dark purple of the may night sage. Now I need more yellow! Perhaps something low? 1 66320 Lonicera sempervirens Major Wheeler – 5″ […]