David Salman on July 23rd, 2010

This is Dr. Reese Halter’s latest article on honeybees. The news is not good. Bees are the “canary in the coal mine” for our environment being directly tied to the reproductive cycle of many of the world’s plants, a very delicate process that is very sensitive to environmental disruption and contamination. I know this is […]

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David Salman on July 12th, 2010

The Eriogonum (pronounced eri-ög- ōnum) are a wonderfully beautiful and useful group of plants. Commonly known as the Sulfur Buckwheats, I have come to really rely on them to provide my gardens with long lasting color, structure and provide nectar and pollen for bees, butterflies and beneficial insects. My initial encounters with the genus many […]

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David Salman on July 4th, 2010

Lavender is one of our greatest garden plants. It combines soothing color and fragrance with durability, structure and texture into a perfect package. Here in the cold, arid high desert of New Mexico I use it in practically every planting and grow at least 20 cultivars of cold hardy types at High Country Gardens. I […]

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