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
Every Saturday in summer starts the same. Over morning coffee I browse gardening magazines seeing colorful, calming gardens. I picture my beds filled in with plans made during winter. In the shade, wonderful white flowers and healthy green leaves brighten a dark spot. On the patio, a comfy daybed under an umbrella beckons a lazy… Continue reading After very enriching trip with dear friend, my creativity is renewed. And there are chores to be done.
– Problem: I’ve had these iris in the same spot since I moved in and have never seen them bloom. They were in sad shape, but I divided them in fall of 2007? Finally I have at least two of the iris with buds. They must have heard me tell a neighbor they were… Continue reading Iris blooms at last