Any seed packet that says to start your plants indoors 8 weeks before last frost should be started in March in Colorado. Sowing vegetables in Colorado usually requires you be ready come March to get your grow on. If you want to know a less expensive way to start seeds indoors, check out, 3 essentials… Continue reading March Propagation
Though not a book with hefty covers, Xerces Societies’ downloadable pamphlet, Habitat Assessment Guide for Pollinators in Yards, Gardens, and Parks is a MUST have reference for the neighbor of habitat. It gives as much information as any on what to plant to be a part of the new garden phenomenon. The booklet also describes how… Continue reading Habitat Assessment Guide for Pollinators in Yards, Gardens, and Parks
Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparium 2 – 3’H x 12″ Warm season grass. Green to blue green leaves turn red/bronze in the fall. And is a standout during winter. With a fibrous root system, for Colorado its best grown in clay soils. Will tolerate light shade and is drought tolerant. Up to 7500ft host plant… Continue reading Schizachyrium scoparium – Little bluestem
Help Audubon plant over 1 million bird-friendly plants, If you have 2 square feet outdoors, you have space for a bird friendly plant. Here are 9 great Colorado natives for anyone’s outdoor space.