Spring may resemble the time when most gardeners commence planting, but autumn is just as good of a time when it comes to ideal conditions for establishing new plants. Whether to transplant new flora into the soil in fall or spring depends on the characteristics of the plant.
Irregular patterns are an indication of disease rather than environmental factors.
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When things go wrong with plants there are steps to get to the root of the problem. Systematic sleuthing considers all of the possibilities when identifying the source of the cause behind a sick plant.
Mmm… Colorado Peaches. Early and mid-season varieties are best eaten fresh. Mid-season varieties ripen in August. They include Sullivan, Blake and Globe. Late ripening varieties include Elberta, Redskin and Hale. They’ll ripen in early September.
Root vegetables can withstand cooler mountain temperatures.
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It may come as no surprise that higher elevations place higher demands on plants. The key is figuring out what plants are appropriate for the cooler mountain climate. Cold hardiness is only one variable gardeners have to consider.