Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

Hillside Upright Norway Spruce Erie, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Hillside Upright Norway Spruce, or Picea Abies ‘Hillside Upright’ is a unique and rare form of Norway Spruce. It is columnar and will get about 12-15’ high by 4-6’ wide when full grown in 20-25 years. It has a distinct rust or … More Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

Plant of the Month for Frederick CO area landscapes-April 2022

Moneywort Frederick, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Moneywort comes in two flavors…green and yellow or Golden Moneywort. Both are fairly shade tolerant ground covers, but the green can tolerate more shade than the Golden. In fact, if the golden variety is put too deep in shade, it will revert to green to … More Plant of the Month for Frederick CO area landscapes-April 2022

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

Weeping Alaska Nootka Cypress Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} This plant is a bit obscure in the Longmont Colorado landscape, but if sited well with appropriate water and drainage, and protection from winter winds, it should thrive. Weeping Alaska Cypress, is closely related to Cedar, and in fact, there was a … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-March 2022

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