“Each generation takes the Earth as trustees.”—J. Sterling
We all know Arbor Day as a day to plant, celebrate, and talk about trees. But how did this holiday begin? What some may associate with more modern environmental causes, the history of Arbor Day actually takes roots all the way back in 1872, and of all places, in Nebraska.
J. Sterling Morton was a pioneer, settling in Nebraska, and a strong advocate for trees. He recognized the need for trees in the Plains...
The Perfect Addition to Your Tea, Coffee, or Cocktail
Mister Lincoln is available in Bath Garden Center's 2019 Pre-Order Catalog
Floral syrups seem to be everywhere these days; and for good reason! Flowers such as rose, lavender, and tulip add a new dimension to a dish or drink; you can add it to anything from pancakes to salads to cocktails. Edible flowers also have stellar amounts of Vitamin C; no wonder Cleopatra used to bathe in roses and milk (allegedly). But you don't...
WHAT CAN A HANGING PLANT DO FOR YOUR HOME EXPERIENCE?
When we talk about houseplants and gardens, the images that come to mind are potted snake plants, rows of pansies, and succulents at your computer. But what about hanging plants?
An extremely powerful application of plant arrangement, hanging plants can do so much for whatever space you are wanting to enhance. Here are our top 3 favorite ways to include hanging plants in your home.
Summer may be coming to end, but autumn is a great time for gardening! Here is a list of some plants that look amazing during the fall.
Flowering Pear Trees are spectacular and have excellent fall color and an exciting spring bloom. Chanticleer Pear and Javelin Pear have it all, beautiful white spring flowers and yellow orange, red and purple fall color. These trees are resistant to Fire Blight and a fast growing, well performing tree in the Fort Collins area.
Summer is hot. Shade trees are cool. Trees in general omit water vapor from their leaves which cools the air. Shade trees offer additional protection to you and your home. You can plant them to sit under and to create a shade barrier from the intense morning and evening sun.
A few tips when planting shade trees: plant in varying sizes. Depth equals oxygenated and cool air. Any tree casts shade, broad coverage is what makes a good shade tree. It takes a while for a tree to be full grown so grow...
Need a private space or screen an unsightly view? We have the trees or shrubs for you. Come visit our privacy plant display at the nursery. Plants range in height from 8 to 30 feet tall, and 4 to 15 feet wide. They come with spring flowers, fall color, or evergreen all year.
Blue Arrow Juniper 20 x 3. Click here to see Google images.
Moonglow Juniper 20 x 10. Click here to see Google...
There is never a dull moment when you are gardening in Colorado! If the spring storms are beating up your garden, here are some tips to help them recover!
You can apply organic Bonide Copper Fungicide as soon as possible after the storm on your plants’ wounds. This will help prevent fungal infections.
Keep as many remaining leaves as possible. If more than half of a leaf is intact, leave it and let it create energy for the plant.
Remove broken and shredded leaves, stems...