High Country Gardens on November 13th, 2013

Now that fall is officially here (September 22nd, 2013 was the Fall Equinox), and your landscape plants are dropping their leaves, this is a great time to take a stroll through your yard because it’s easier to see the details.  Fill up a mug of hot tea (or grab a bottle of beer) and take […]

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David Salman on August 11th, 2010

Late summer is a time of the year for gardeners here in New Mexico  when we are waiting for our life giving “monsoon” rains and the return of the hummingbirds. We get about 60 to 70% of our annual precipitation here in New Mexico in July, August and early September. The rains were late to […]

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David Salman on September 8th, 2009

One of my favorite native genera is Zauschneria, also know by its common names such as Hummingbird Trumpet, Fire Chalice and California Fuchsia. (To botanists and botanically informed gardeners who read this blog, you’ll note that I have refused to lump them into the Fireweed genus Epilobium) Share on Facebook

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