Plant & Gardening Trends

Spring 2016 Begins Now!

Fall bulb planting is an easy way to jump-start the spring gardening season. At most elevations, the best time to plant bulbs is mid-September to late October, so bulbs can establish roots before the soil freezes.  It’s advisable to purchase bulbs in early September for best selection and variety. Choose bulbs that are large and free from disease or decay. To ensure higher quality, pick out bulbs... Read More

Oh Hail Again!

Hail can be devastating for a Colorado garden.  Damage can range from a few bruised leaves to a total wipe-out of all foliage.  However, plants want to grow, so with time and some extra care, lots of them will recover.  Flowering annuals with no remaining foliage probably won’t recover after a hailstorm. Petunias usually survive if there is at least some foliage still on the plant. Clean... Read More