Compact Oriental Spruce is May Plant of The Month

Plant of the month series May 2018 for Boulder and Longmont, Colorado area landscapes MAY: COMPACT ORIENTAL SPRUCE Picea orientalis compacta is a slow growing evergreen that is highly prized in a specimen evergreen garden landscape. Growing only 12’ high and 5-6’ wide after 40 years, it is a fabulous addition to a small yard. … More Compact Oriental Spruce is May Plant of The Month

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

Surprise Lily is the September 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

SEPTEMBER, 2017: SURPRISE LILY Lycoris squamigera is a beautiful lily that will appear out of nowhere…hence the name ‘Surprise’ Lily!  The leaves are small and will appear in spring and die back in the heat of summer….then out of nowhere will come the flowers in July and August.  This gardener is exploring a garden in … More Surprise Lily is the September 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes