fbpx

In-ground garden

Jupiter’s Beard: Long-Blooming Flowers That Come Back Every Year

Jupiter’s Beard: Long-Blooming Flowers That Come Back Every Year

Would you like pretty flowers that bloom all summer, return every year AND are drought tolerant? Yes, pleassssse! I can’t wait to introduce you to Jupiter’s Beard (aka, Red Valerian). It's official botanical name is Centranthus ruber. If you want long-lasting color, I...

Lantana: A Heat-Tolerant Flower for Pots and Summer Gardens

Lantana: A Heat-Tolerant Flower for Pots and Summer Gardens

This cutie is known as Lantana This colorful flower reminds me of a delicious bowl of sherbet. It isn’t a flower you want to eat, though — no matter how yummy it looks.  🙂 It's actually a little poisonous. Be careful where you plant it if you have wee ones or dogs....

Columbine Flowers: An Early Summer Flower to Attract Hummingbirds

Columbine Flowers: An Early Summer Flower to Attract Hummingbirds

Who else loves Columbine flowers? (I have both my hands up.) You’ll see Columbine flowers growing along alpine hiking trails in the Rocky Mountains… and in western gardens. When I see them on mountain trails, I want to turn into Julie Andrews at the start of The Sound...

“What Do I Do With Tulips After They’ve Flowered?”

“What Do I Do With Tulips After They’ve Flowered?”

The tulips in your spring garden have given you gorgeous color. But what do you do with tulips after they've flowered? They're done blooming, and now your tulip leaves are turning yellow and flopping on the ground. They don't look so great. (This is normal, BTW! You...

Pansies: A Colorful Flower for Your Spring Flowerpots

Pansies: A Colorful Flower for Your Spring Flowerpots

Are you feeling adventurous this spring? Want to add a splash of color to your flowerpots? Get to know pansies! They're an early spring flower you can plant to add a BIG pop of color to your Colorado garden — especially if you're ready to kiss winter goodbye. You may...

5 Popular Ornamental Grasses for a Prettier Winter Garden

5 Popular Ornamental Grasses for a Prettier Winter Garden

Put your hand up if want a pretty winter garden! In my last tip, we chatted about how ornamental grasses can make your winter garden look good. Ornamental grasses add "winter interest," and they're easy to grow. (Yesss!) But how are you supposed to know which grasses...

“How Do I Make My Garden Look Good in the Winter?”

“How Do I Make My Garden Look Good in the Winter?”

You may be in the heart of winter, but that doesn’t mean your garden has to look boring! Chances are, when you’re out walking your dog or you’re getting your 10,000 steps in, you’ve noticed a neighbor’s home that catches your eye. You know the one. It’s the house or...

Pin It on Pinterest