Columnar Scots Pine is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series January 2018 for Boulder Colorado landscapes JANUARY: COLUMNAR SCOTS PINE Columnar Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris ‘fastigiata’) is a rather drought tolerant columnar pine that will reach a maximum height of about 20’ by 6’ wide and has been known to live for 80 years or more. It has distinctive orange … More Columnar Scots Pine is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Weeping Norway Spruce-Dec. 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

DECEMBER 2017: WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE Weeping Norway Spruce, or Picea abies ‘Pendula’ is a great centerpiece for any entrance courtyard, patio area, or next to a water feature. It really is best anywhere a focal point is needed. Long drooping branches held up by staking gives the landscape a soft feel, a flowing feel. As … More Weeping Norway Spruce-Dec. 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

Snow-In-Summer is November 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

NOVEMBER 2017:  SNOW-IN-SUMMER It’s Colorado…. who doesn’t love a little snow in the summer to cool things off, right?  Head to the mountains and you might just find some in June or July.  But on the plains, there is a groundcover often planted that flowers so profusely, it seems as if the snow has arrived. … More Snow-In-Summer is November 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

Twinberry Honeysuckle is the October 2017 Plant of the Month Boulder, Colorado Landscapes

OCTOBER, 2017:  TWINBERRY HONEYSUCKLE When the shaded landscape calls for a grouping of low height shrubs Lonicera involucrata, or Twinberry Honeysuckle will fit the bill.  It is a native to northern and western North America and will add color and interest to the shade garden.  It has small but noticeable yellow flowers in late spring … More Twinberry Honeysuckle is the October 2017 Plant of the Month Boulder, Colorado Landscapes