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Great reference book for insects and diseases of woody plants
by Kristina Hughes Gardening in the
mountains is full of challenges, so I am always looking for reliable sources of
horticultural information pertinent to our region and our specific issues (like
this blog!). And it is especially important to have good info...

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By Irene Shonle, CSU Extension in
Gilpin County Native plants are
some of the easiest plants to grow if you are a mountain gardener.  As I
have been gardening up here for nearly twenty years, I have experimented with a
lot of plants.  Some have done great, ...
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Simple Composting
by Yvette Henson I love compost!   There
is nothing that I can think of that is more beneficial for soil.   And, we all know that the secret to great
gardens is the soil.   While it is more
difficult to compost in the mountains, it can be done.   The most c...
Simple Composting
Simple Composting
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Mountain Vegetable Gardening
By Ginger
Baer Every well-seasoned gardener knows that
each new year is different from the last.  From variations in temperatures,
to variations in moisture, wind, pests, to the variety of plants one can
potentially grow.   For the non-season ed
gardener, t...
Mountain Vegetable Gardening
Mountain Vegetable Gardening
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Mountain Snowberry
by Vicki Barney A number of native shrubs have bloomed spectacularly this
spring:   fragrant chokecherries with
trailing blossoms, serviceberries with bursts of blooms, mountain ash with flat-topped
flower clusters.  But it is the little Mountain Snowberry ...
Mountain Snowberry
Mountain Snowberry
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Watering the Vegetable Garden
by Virginia Baer Those of us living in Colorado should be fully aware of
Colorado Water Law as it applies to domestic water rights and crop irrigation.
Those gardeners who are fortunate enough to live in a municipality that
supplies their water do not feel ...
Watering the Vegetable Garden
Watering the Vegetable Garden
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by Estella   Heitman Oxeye Daisy
(Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)      Every gardening enthusiast has a "pet peeve" or
two.   For this gardener, it is the Oxeye
Daisy.   This daisy is native to Europe
and was introduced to America intentionally as an ornamental...
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A native in the garden: Oregon grape
by Vicky Barney    This spring, everywhere I look - on the trail and in my yard
- I see pretty clusters of small bright yellow flowers above holly-shaped spiny
leaves, leaves that are mostly rich green and may have spots of orange and
red.   These small woo...
A native in the garden: Oregon grape
A native in the garden: Oregon grape
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Preparation for 2018 Planting
by Ed Powers I live in the Evergreen/Conifer area at about 7600 ft.   I have lived on several areas of the Midwest
and West and gardened in all of them. But I find this area to be the most
challenging and fulfilling.   I have
learned that you should buy pla...
Preparation for 2018 Planting
Preparation for 2018 Planting
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