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2013 Drought will Persisit: What’s a Gardener to do?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in Landscape Inspiration, Xeriscape & More | 0 comments

A new year prompts us to reflect on the year past and look forward to the new, and that is what I do for my garden too.  In 2012 Colorado experienced severe drought and devastating fires.  According to the National Weather Service in Boulder Colorado, the Drought will persist through 2013.  At my home in Loveland, we received less that 9″ of precipitation for the year in 2012. So whats a gardener to do?  Here are 3 things you can do now to prepare for the season ahead. Evaluate:  Take some time to evaluate how your garden is working for you or not, and identify problem areas or plants.  I have developed a Site Inventory and Planning Worksheet to help walk...

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