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Fail Proof Perennials

Fail Proof Perennials

Colorado’s climate can be harsh at times, so when it comes to planting beautiful horticulture, you want to make sure you have something you can continue to enjoy year after year. Plants that can handle Colorado’s drought-tolerant landscape and provide your backyard with color comes easy when you use these fail-proof perennials that can provide…

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Bullet Proof Perennials

Bullet Proof Perennials

Perennials suited for the Denver climate provide your garden with year after year of foliage and blooms. Plants that can handle Colorado’s drought-tolerant landscape and provide your backyard with color comes easy when you use these bullet proof perennials. May night salvia These deep violet-purple flowers sprout up to 18 inches with a green foundation….

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Top Perennials for Sheltered Gardens

Top Perennials for Sheltered Gardens

A shade-tolerant Colorado landscape design sounds like an oxymoron, right? For the most part, Rocky Mountain gardens need to be designed for well-draining soil, water conservation and extreme weather conditions. However, the same mountainous geography we know and love has ample north-facing slopes that enjoy more shade than sun, and your own landscape may have large trees…

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5 Favorite Colorado Native Perennials

A drought-tolerant landscape does not have to be defunct of color! There are several plants native to Colorado that are perfect for xeriscaping and offer year-round visual interest with vibrant colors, engaging textures and sculptural shapes. Here are five of our favorites that call Colorado home. Rocky Mountain Columbine This beautiful perennial has striking white…

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Perennials to Plant in August

Perennials to Plant in August

If you are ready for some fresh new color in your garden, it is still too early for fall color and mums. So what can you plant? Well August is the perfect month for perennials.  Here are some great perennials that can be planted in August. Sonoran Sunset. Bright violet flower spikes that grows to 15-18″…

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Planting Edibles and Growables Together

Planting Edibles and Growables Together

Now is the time to start planting those annual flowers, tender veggies,  perennial herbs and berries. Plus, those beautiful flowering perennial plants that bring the landscape alive with color and texture. Early May is the perfect time to fill your garden with color and flavor! A new trend in the garden is to mix the edibles with…

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Plants to Brighten your Spring Garden

Plants to Brighten your Spring Garden

Perk up your spring garden with a little color. Take a look at 3 perennials developed by Colorado State University and Denver Botanic Gardens to provide your Colorado garden with vibrant color that is well-suited to our altitude and growing conditions. 1. Remembrance Columbine a.k.a.  Aquilegia ‘Swan Violet & White’ The Remembrance Columbine is named…

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