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.
Creating Spaces for a busy young couple An super sized yard can be a new gardener’s dream. At the beginning though it can seem a nightmare. This is the case for my nephew Vince and his wife Danielle. Their home has a large backyard with the added challenge of a barren hillside. The fix? Break […]
Like all things in the world the garden creeps towards entropy without diligent effort. After many years of only needing a bit of cleanup, the raised vegetable beds need maintenance. Replace soil in most beds to remove powdery mildew spores Repair irrigation chewed by varmints Paint fence Replenish mulch But this year I would also […]
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 […]