High Country Gardens on January 31st, 2014

There are many styles of rock gardening. Europeans were the first to develop rock gardening as a way to mimic the Alps and other European mountain ranges and plant them with alpine plants, and this style of rock gardening remains extremely popular here and across “the Pond.”  But rock gardening has evolved and reflects an […]

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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 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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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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