Plants for winter interest

Interesting Winter Plants for Colorado. Winter lasts a good four to five months in the high plains of Colorado.  So you can imagine that a garden’s looks in winter are as important as summer’s.  Unfortunately I’ve tended to forget all about winter when choosing my plants during the growing season.  Then come January I’m berating… Continue reading Plants for winter interest

Spring plans – backyard

This year I want to keep spending down, yet be able to continue to add to the gardens. I don’t know if the roses planted in the planters will survive this very cold, dry winter.  My boxwoods are showing the affects freeze with yellowing leaves.  They also need more water than I’ve given them, so… Continue reading Spring plans – backyard