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A "Petunia" on Steroids

Posted on June 1st 2016

I think we've finally found the perfect plant for our hot, dry, sunny summers in Boulder. Calibrachoas are a new type of plant that look like small petunias and are frequently mislabeled as such. Often referred to as Petunia Million Bells, they can produce hundreds of 1 inch flowers from early spring until frost. They are both cold and heat tolerant, and spring back even after a heavy downpour. These compact, mounded annuals grow 6 to 9 inches tall on mostly trailing stems. Unlike petunias, they don't need to be deadheaded and pinching back their stems is not required. Read More

Category: All About Plants, Outdoor Gardening, Tips

Ready, Set, Grow

Posted on February 23rd 2016

It's time to plant asparagus roots, onion sets, rhubarb burls and all of the cool weather crops from seed. Read More

Category: Outdoor Gardening

5 easy tips for a better vegetable garden in 2015

Posted on March 22nd 2015

Give your soil a boost organically without using harmful chemicals. Read More

Category: Outdoor Gardening, Tips

Pink Zazzle Gomphrena

Posted on July 13th 2014

'Zazzle' is a gorgeous, new, fuchsia pink, annual Gomphrena that loves our hot, dry, sunny Boulder summers. Read More

Category: Flowers, Outdoor Gardening

"Cultivate the Farmer Within" with Maxfield's

Posted on February 28th 2014

We love Maxfield's. It's a small, new company in Denver with a mission to use recycled kitchen waste products and other sustainable ingredients to make beautiful soil conditioners that you can incorporate into your garden. These amendments will give your soil a carbon rich nutrient feast for healthier root systems, better blossoms and more fruit. Build a rich, healthy garden soil and you will nuture your family as well as Mother Earth. Read More

Category: Outdoor Gardening, Tips, Indoor Gardening