Lauren Springer

Lauren Springer

Lauren Springer is an author, designer, and horticulturist at the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins, Colorado.

  • Mountain West Regional Reports

    Your Favorite Plants Improved for the Mountain West

    In Paul Westervelt's article on perennial upgrades, he explains the benefit of stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new versions of tried-and-true plants: "After whiffing a few times,…

  • Prairie Smoke
    Mountain West Regional Reports

    4 Outstanding Spring Plants for the Mountain West

    We all have certain plants that immediately come to mind when thinking of a garden in spring. For many, these are daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths skirting the trunks of flowering magnolias,…

  • Design

    Best Natives for Mountain West

    Top Pick: Sulphur flower is an adaptable evergreen that shines in every season Name: Eriogonum umbellatum Zones: 3–8 Size: 6 to 15 inches tall and 15 to 24 inches wide…