Category Archives: colorado gardening

Spinosad for Garden Pests

Originally posted on Bees and Chicks:
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…

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Spring Clean up 2017

The March equinox is Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:29 A.M. EDT. It’s official it’s Spring!!  I will be starting Spring clean ups in April.  Hope everybody is well and enjoyed their winter. Give me a call , text or email to discuss your garden goals and get on this … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

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Garden Journal: June 23

The gardens are looking lush after all the rain we had in May and part of June.  The temperatures are starting to soar and I believe the roses are enjoying it, many buds are swelling and ready to bloom. The … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: May 16

Spring?  We woke up to snow showers this morning!

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Garden Journal: May 2nd

With cooler temperatures and slightly higher elevation, our flower gardens here in Forest Lakes are behind Durango by a few weeks. It always amazes me when I am working on flower gardens in Durango, just 20 miles away, how further along the growing season is. I love … Continue reading

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Rose Tea- Not Just For Roses

Post from Bees and Chicks Tuesday’s Tips Whip up a batch of my version of Rose Tea for a quick boost. I make this tea for roses, but irises and peonies love this as well. In my garden the blooms are … Continue reading

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