Roses in the garden

This is the Portland Rose Garden managed by the Portland Rose Society.

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

Container for a shady spot

A nice spot to sit

Originally posted: 8/1/2012 Planters are an easy way to add color to a garden. If you have an area of your yard that is shady and lacks color, I have a combination for you. When choosing planter combinations for shade brighter is better. There is nothing like lime green to add life to a darker… Continue reading Container for a shady spot