Back Yard Plant List

The plants I track in my Colorado garden. Zone: 5 Light: 2020 – 30% sun, 35% part-shade, 35% shade. Looking out my patio I face northwest and the majority of the yard is shaded by numerous trees throughout the day.  A large maple was removed in 2019 at the southwestern edge that has created more… Continue reading Back Yard Plant List

Serious Powdery Mildew on Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle vines are vigorous plants that tolerate many growing conditions.  My Lonicera Sipervens ‘Pink Lemonade‘ has been moved from house to house and landed in a very shady part of the front yard.  It has done well there until 2014, an unusually wet year. Water combined with poor air flow created perfect conditions for the… Continue reading Serious Powdery Mildew on Honeysuckle