Propagating colorado native flower seed indoors and out

Dalea P. planted February 4th evidence of germination seen on Feb 7 milk jug no drainage holes Southeast facing window Butterfly weed outdoors milk jug no drainage February 4th Prairie smoke outdoors milk jug no drainage February 4 Rabbit brush outdoors jiffy 131 2/7 For giveaways I have planted hollyhock, cosmos, Dill and black-eyed Susan. […]

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Preparing for a Bee friendly garden

A garden that draws pollinators usually begins with wonderful flowers full of food.  To take it even further,  providing sheltering opportunities for bees close to the food sources allows female bees to expend less energy foraging, saving energy for the care of their young. Native Bee Habitat Most north american bee species shelter in the […]

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Seed Starting 2010

Colorado has a fairly short growing season, so many of the plants that would normally be started outdoors after danger of last spring frost I chose to start indoors. Getting the timing right is always a challenge. If you start too soon, plants will tend to be leggy and will have a hard time adjusting […]

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