Plant of the Month – Tip for Boulder CO area landscapes-February 2022

Wrapping Broadleaf Evergreen Shrubs in Burlap for Winter Boulder, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Tip} Winters along the Front Range of Colorado have extremes in temperature, both warm and cold, since we are in a high plains cold semi-arid steppe climate. We can have temperatures that swing wildly by 70 degrees or more … More Plant of the Month – Tip for Boulder CO area landscapes-February 2022

Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-January 2022

Hyssop Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Agastache or Hyssop is an aromatic flowering perennial in the catmint subtribe that contains 22 species. They are mainly native to North America, and the genus was established in the mid 1700’s. Common ones used in our Longmont Colorado landscapes include Agastache rupestris or Sunset … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-January 2022

Plant of the Month for Louisville CO area landscapes-December 2021

St. John’s Wort Louisville, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} St. John’s Wort, or Hypericum frondosum is a woody shrub about 3-4’ high and wide that grows readily in North America. It is native to the southeastern United States. It has small showy yellow flowers and abundant blue tinged to green foliage. It … More Plant of the Month for Louisville CO area landscapes-December 2021

Plant of the Month for Lafayette CO area landscapes-November 2021

Wild Blue Flax Lafayette, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Wild Blue Flax or Linum lewisii is a truly xeric Colorado native, standing 18” tall with lanky stems that rarely stand upright (see picture). It is named after Meriweather Lewis who forged the Lewis and Clark Trail in the northwest United States. Its … More Plant of the Month for Lafayette CO area landscapes-November 2021

Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021

Blue Cranesbill Geranium Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Cranesbill Geranium is a winter hardy perennial bedding plant that is often planted in woodsy type settings as it does well in shade and sun. Since there are over 400 species of geranium, keeping it simple in this article is best. They will … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021