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  • Palmers penstemon
    Design

    Penstemons Native to the Mountain West

    I recently had the pleasure of taking a road trip across central and southern Colorado and Utah, exploring many of the natural wonders found in those two states. It was…

  • Xeric plantings
    How-To

    Xeriscape Gardening in the Mountain West

    If you’ve lived in the Mountain West for any period of time, you know the importance of water. Throughout our winters, we watch snowpack totals accumulate in our mountains, and…

  • How-To

    Water-Wise Rose Care

    Gardeners love cut flowers. And there is nothing more satisfying than growing your own cut flowers. With the heavy carbon footprint of imported roses, as well as the difficulty in…

  • water-wise garden design
    Design

    A Water-Wise Garden That Wows

    In 2005 I killed my front lawn. It wasn't negligence or ignorance. It was premeditated, cold-spirited, calculated murder. It's not that I don't appreciate turf grass. It most certainly has…