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    Design

    Versatile Vines for the Mountain West

    Vines can serve many needs in the garden; they can offer screening or shade, and they can serve as focal points. In the Mountain West, we are fortunate to have…

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    Design

    Designing Bird-Friendly Gardens in the Mountain West

    One of the unexpected benefits of working from home during the pandemic has been watching what happens in my yard throughout the week. It has brought me both delight and…

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    Design

    The Best Roses for Your Garden

    Gertrude Stein once wrote, "A rose is a rose is a rose." But when it comes to growing them, not all roses are equal. Since many roses put on their…

  • How-To

    Mountain West February Garden To-Do List

    Sign up for gardening classes and workshops. Whether you're looking for inspiration or direct how-to knowledge, February is the time to sign up for classes and workshops throughout the region.…

  • Article

    Mountain West: January Garden To-Do List

    Enjoy the winter landscape. While providing natural insulation, a blanket of snow creates the perfect canvas to highlight the “bones” of your landscape—its structure, form, and textures. Our woody trees…

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    Design

    Narrow Conifers for the Mountain West

    Sometimes you just want a tree to stay green year-round. You may need privacy from a neighbor, or you may need a specimen with color and texture to accent your…

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    How-To

    Using Cold Frames in the Mountain West

    If you’ve lived in the Mountain West, you know how erratic the weather can be here; sometimes there are swings between temperatures with as much as a 60° to 70°F…

  • Article

    Autumn in the Blue Ridge Mountains

    Today Priscilla King is sharing some of the beautiful fall colors in her garden. I live very close to mile marker #1 at the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway…

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    Design

    Hardy Spring-Blooming Bulbs for Rocky Mountain Gardens

    In the Mountain West we are fortunate to have a wide variety of bulbs to choose from that require minimal care. Our cold winters mean we don’t need to refrigerate…

  • Article

    Mountain West November Garden To-Do List

    Give the lawn a final mowing. Depending upon the weather, the final lawn mowing can happen in late October up to mid-November. I tend to do this cutting a little…