Though not a book with hefty covers, Xerces Societies’ downloadable pamphlet, Habitat Assessment Guide for Pollinators in Yards, Gardens, and Parks is a MUST have reference for the neighbor of habitat. It gives as much information as any on what to plant to be a part of the new garden phenomenon. The booklet also describes how […]
Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparium 2 – 3’H x 12″ Warm season grass. Green to blue green leaves turn red/bronze in the fall. And is a standout during winter. With a fibrous root system, for Colorado its best grown in clay soils. Will tolerate light shade and is drought tolerant. Up to 7500ft host plant […]
https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SAAM2 The growth we want to keep to is plains plants. Some near water – others should survive fully in the sun. I would like to turn wayside gardens into a native treasure in our small area. Starting around the Wayside meadows sign small shrubs and herbacious perennials greet the neighbors. Near the drainage ditch, […]
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.