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Garden Calendar 2018

I am completely booked for the 2018 growing season.  If you need a recommendation for gardening or landscaping, please call Durango Nursery or Native Roots.

Thank you!!


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There are always lots of reasons to look forward to a new gardening season: shaking off the winter blahs; getting back into shape; seeing what’s new and exciting in the garden centers; the chance to try new ideas. 231 more words

Colorado Gardening

Winter Drought

This scant, sugary dusting of snow is the only kind of moisture we’ve had in months.

Next time you’re home and the temps are up into the 50s, get out your hoses. 48 more words

Colorado Gardening

Midtown DIY: Backyard Landscaping

Summer is long gone, and our backyard was actually completed over two years ago, so it’s probably about time we revealed our outdoor space!

First of all, I should mention that the design of our home, like many of the homes in our neighborhood, is long and narrow. 1,518 more words


Strange gardening, take 2: Small potatoes

A few days ago, in my Strange Gardening post, I noted some of the unusual goings on in this year’s garden. I now have an update. 272 more words

Strange Gardening

This is my 29th season of vegetable gardening.  I began when I bought my house, and started from bare dirt.  There have been many iterations over the years, and if I’ve learned anything, it’s that no two gardening seasons are alike.   735 more words

Tuesday's Tips — Spinosad for Garden Pests

Of all the organic products we can use to eliminate pests in the garden Spinosad (spin-OH-sid) has perhaps the most curious back story.

A scientist who was part of a team that was searching for new naturally occurring pest controls was on vacation in the Caribbean in 1982. 406 more words


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