Category Archives: high altitude gardening

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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a few photos from my garden this season

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It’s Spring!

Wake up your garden beds with a spring clean up now. Call 970-946-6044 to schedule a spring clean up.   Happy Spring! 

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Greenhouse

Ray and I have have been working on the greenhouse throughout the summer.  Whenever we had some time off we worked on the outside trim and siding.  It really is coming along beautifully. Later on this winter we will do … Continue reading

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Daylilies

The rain last night and the cloud cover this morning inspired me to go out and photograph flowers this morning.  The light was wonderful.

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Good Bug, Bad Bug

This year is a bad year for garden pests.  I’m seeing a lot of damage by  Apion longirostre  Hollyhock Weevil, thrips, aphids, leafminers, flea beetles and the list goes on. Here are a few photos of some of the offenders: Hollyhock … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blooms In June

Our gardens are really showing off some colors!  I was busy most of the morning taking photographs before the winds picked up.  Everything looks so pretty. There are so many more but the wind started to blow!  Hope you enjoyed … Continue reading

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