Plant of the Month for Boulder CO area landscapes-July 2022

Zebra Grass Boulder, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series}   Zebra Grass, or Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus is an upright 5-6’ tall ornamental grass with distinctive horizontal variegated stripping on the blades. Like all the Miscanthus grass, it is a great filler plant for around your Boulder Colorado landscape. They like moderate water, so … More Plant of the Month for Boulder CO area landscapes-July 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

August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

Larkspur Boulder Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Larkspur, or Delphinium X (cultorum previously elatum, grandiflorum and belladona) is a highly ornamental and sought after perennial for cultivated gardens. It has been cultivated extensively since the mid 1800’s in Europe and specifically in England. There are over 500 species to date. They can … More August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

June 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry Boulder Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Purple Leaf Sand Cherry or Prunus x cistena is a medium to large shrub with beautiful burgundy leaves in summer and small white flowers in spring. It has an open growing habit with lanky branches if left unpruned. It can be shaped, … More June 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

February 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

Trees and Shrubs Winter Watering Boulder Colorado landscapes – Plant of the Month Series Winter watering of evergreen trees and shrubs is as important to maintaining a healthy landscape as watering in the summer. It is especially true with evergreens, because, unlike deciduous plants that lose their leaves in the winter, evergreens will continue to … More February 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes