BRISTLECONE PINE is the February 2017 Plant of the Month

FEBRUARY: BRISTLECONE PINE Pinus aristata or Bristlcone Pine is a very hardy, drought tolerant, landscape specimen tree that works really well as a character pine or focal point for beautiful Boulder Colorado Landscapes.  This is not the type of pine to use as a windbreak, or for privacy screening.  It is very slow growing, having … More BRISTLECONE PINE is the February 2017 Plant of the Month

Russian Sage is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month – January 2017 for Boulder Colorado landscapes JANUARY: RUSSIAN SAGE Perovskia atriplicifolia or Russian Sage is a flowering perennial shrub that can add loads of color to any Boulder Colorado landscape. It has vibrant blue/purple flowers that last from June through the summer months, sometimes into October, and has a strong distinctive … More Russian Sage is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Penstemon is December 2016 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series December 2016 for Boulder Colorado landscapes DECEMBER: FOR SOME COLOR, PERHAPS PETER PIPER PICKED A PECK OF PRETTY PENSTEMON! Oh, the Penstemon. When it comes to xeriscape landscapes, nothing beats the beauty and resilience of the Penstemon species. But, since there are over 250 species of Penstemon in North America, … More Penstemon is December 2016 Plant of the Month

ASIAN WHITE BIRCH is Nov 2016 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series November 2016 for Boulder Colorado landscapes NOVEMBER ’16 — A SUBSTITUTE FOR ASPENS…THE ASIAN WHITE BIRCH Twenty or more years ago, Boulder Colorado landscapers planted a lot of Aspen trees in landscapes to bring the mountain feel to the plains. People gravitated to the idea and liked the feeling it … More ASIAN WHITE BIRCH is Nov 2016 Plant of the Month