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

July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes

New Mexico Evening Primrose Broomfield Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} New Mexico Primrose, or Oenothera speciosa ‘Rosea’ is a heat loving perennial that will thrive in hot rock gardens or standard perennial gardens. Give it some room as it likes to spread via rhizomes (roots) and will take over a given area … More July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes

Plant of the month. May 2016 TALK ABOUT OLD SCHOOL…TULIPS FROM THE 10TH CENTURY

Tulips have been around for a very long time. They were first cultivated in Persia around the 10th century, and by the mid 1500’s were imported to Western Europe. They were brought to the United States around 1850 to some famous gardens in Massachusetts. Tulips are a bulbous perennial flower that loves long cool springs … More Plant of the month. May 2016 TALK ABOUT OLD SCHOOL…TULIPS FROM THE 10TH CENTURY

Planning and Planting Vegetables in Your Landscape Economically

Food prices rose sharply in 2011. Agricultural products such as beef, corn, cotton, soybeans, eggs, and wheat are all up. In fact, corn prices are up 41% in the last 3 months. And it isn’t just large commodity sector prices which are up. Most of the vegetable crops are following suit. Many of these rises … More Planning and Planting Vegetables in Your Landscape Economically