High Country Gardens on February 23rd, 2009

With spring right in our midst, that itch to dig in the garden and start planting runs strong. Here are a few pointers to ensure success when you get new plants. Share on Facebook

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There has been a tremendous interest in growing you own vegetables recently and this year it’s really taking off. And this is a really good trend. Why should we depend on corporate farming to grow most of our vegetables? Why should we truck all our vegetable across the country and back from huge vegetable growing […]

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David Salman on February 12th, 2009
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Gardening with Cold Hardy Cacti

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Gardening with Cold Hardy Cacti Cacti are some our most spectacular native flowering plants, but often our most overlooked wildflowers when planning and planting a xeriscape. Cacti not only contribute stunning flowers in spring and summer, but also provide year-round interest with their structural evergreen […]

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High Country Gardens on February 9th, 2009

We experienced gardeners bandy terms about like nobody’s business. An email from a reader named Cynthia who had a questions about her garden and wanted to know if we could help. She planted her very first garden and wrote: “I’m so new to gardening that what seasoned gardeners may know how to do in their […]

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David Salman on February 4th, 2009

High altitudes present a different challenge for mountain gardeners, with different climates, growing seasons, and pests. Share on Facebook

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David Salman on February 2nd, 2009

I admit that I have a fascination with cold hardy succulents, ornamental grasses and other plant groups that for some gardeners, are just a bit off the beaten path. But it’s many of these same plants that are bringing a whole new look to American gardens. Share on Facebook

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David Salman on February 2nd, 2009
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Gardening with Cold Hardy Cacti

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Gardening with Cold Hardy Cacti We think of cacti in small pots or dish gardens for use as house plants, but cold hardy members of this diverse family have the potential for much broader use. Share on Facebook

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