Welcoming Wildlife

Bringing Your Garden to Life

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Colorado Native Plants, Welcoming Wildlife | 0 comments

As I am patiently waiting for spring to arrive…, I am thinking about this upcoming year in the garden.  Interesting climate patterns have caused concern about the availability of water for this season and there seems to be a new interest in utilizing native plants in the home garden. Over the next several weeks, I want to share with you clips from Bringing Your Garden to Life:  Using Native Plants to Attract Birds, Butterflies and Beneficials, a presentation I did this spring in Ft. Collins, with a friend and fellow designer Sally Guthart. Colorado offers great opportunity to spend time outdoors.  As a Landscape Designer and Native Plant Master, I believe our...

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Color for the Garden – Tangerine Tango 2012

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Landscape Inspiration, Welcoming Wildlife | 0 comments

Signs of spring just around the corner, I have been pouring over plant catalogs and devouring inspirational garden blogs.  I came across a post about the Pantone 2012 upcoming color for the year and it stopped me in my tracks…Tangerine Tango…hmm… bright orange Now at first thought, bright orange is not my favorite color, you won’t find this color hanging around in my closet.  But as my thoughts often do, they rambled on and I realized that many of my favorite plants I was including for an upcoming presentation; It’s a Bird…Its a Bee…Its Biodiversity – Welcoming Wildlife to Your Colorado Garden, were bright orange.  A...

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