Colorado is a region of extremes. A week ago there were severe drought conditions. Then along comes a three day snow storm.
The plums are a family of plants that bloom in early spring. They're the fragrance along river paths or old drainages. They have clusters of single flowers. Some have long, hanging panicles of flowers.
The beginning of spring is the beginning of the vegetable garden.
Starting with healthy, vigorous plants is the key to a successful garden. Whether you buy plants at the grocery, a big box store or your local garden center be selective.
Spring preparation of a lawn develops deep, drought resistant roots that use less of our precious water resource.