High Country Gardens on March 16th, 2012

    Winter is often the forgotten season when it comes to landscaping. I love a beautiful perennial border in the summer; the colors, the flowers, the interesting foliage and textures. But in winter, when all the perennials have gone dormant and  lost their summer glow, there is not much to look at and enjoy. […]

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High Country Gardens on March 2nd, 2012

Tri-colored Ice   Delosperma Firespinner® (Firespinner Cold Hardy Ice Plant) About 25 years ago, Panayoti Kelaides of  the Denver Botanic Garden brought the first cold hardy iceplant, Delosperma cooperi into cultivation. This magenta flowered beauty was a revelation. Who had ever heard of an Iceplant that could live in a cold winter climate?  Since that […]

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