Planting a rose in a Colorado garden. Roses do great in Front Range Colorado, partially due to the dryness of the air which discourages the fungal diseases you see in eastern roses like black spot. You just need to ensure you have your clays well mixed with organic matter to create space for air and… Continue reading Roses in the garden
These annuals find a nice sunny spot to wait out the winter cold. The reddish Coleus plant is a great one for propagating via cuttings. Behind it is a begonia I believe.
Found this little gem at Home Depot. But what’s up with the glued rocks? This will put it in a choke hold and inhibit nutrient uptake as it grows. So with a few hand tools I was able to break it up and remove the rocks.
If you have an area of your yard that is shady and lacks color, I have a combination for you. There is nothing like a bright lime green to brighten a shady spot. This combination of lime green potato vine, white and green caladium and rusty coleus adds life to an area of my yard that… Continue reading Container for a shady spot