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Fall Flamers: Fiery Autumn Plants

Kick up the color in your garden with these fiery autumn plants. By Panayoti Kelaidis Colorado autumn is rightfully celebrated in our mountains—crisp air, golden aspens,...

Stone Cold Facts: Tips for Choosing Stonework

Here are a few things to consider when choosing stonework for your garden, walkways or patio. Ground Preparation Proper ground prep, especially for stone and brick...

Growing for the Good of It

Yatahai Gardens grows everything it sells from seed—a distinction few greenhouses can claim. By Lisa Marshall Photos by Thad Johnson It’s a frigid December day, with 6...

Gardening 101

Agriculture program takes high schoolers out of the traditional classroom and into the greenhouse. By Heather Riffel Ridge Austin McDougal was in a rut. As a...

Gardening as Therapy

If you think gardening is just a bunch of work, think again and you may discover this pastime’s therapeutic benefits. If gardening is more work...

FabFaves

Despite severe weather during the 2013 growing season, some plants performed like champs. We asked local gardeners and experts to share their summer favorites with...

11 From Heaven

A bucket list of 11 botanic gardens to visit during your lifetime, recommended by the senior curator of Denver Botanic Gardens. By Panayoti Kelaidis Savvy travelers—and not just...

Permaculture goal is to work with nature, not against it

Permaculture practitioners encourage you to take as little or as much as you’d like from their ethos.

Deep-Seeded Beliefs

Instead of books, Ross Rodgers’ library contains seeds from a 1,000 different vegetables, flowers and herbs. By John Lehndorff Look into Ross Rodgers’ home “library” and...

Potting Spots

A potting station can be a creative project that pays off in terms of gardening ease. It’s hard not to covet the potting stations we...