Small Fruits

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SMALL FRUITS…sweet rewards! There are many fruits that can be grown successfully in the Colorado Springs area. They range from annual vines to more hardy perennial plants and shrubs. Small in size, the plants highlighted below will fit into the typical home garden. Good…

Herbs

Spice Up Your Life… Growing your own herbs can be a great way add some flavor to your garden and dinner plate. In your garden, herbs can be great accents to flowering annuals and also add some nice aroma to your outdoor experience. In…

Fruit Tree Care and Considerations

Fruit Tree Care and Considerations Pollination: Fruit trees are either self-fertile, meaning no pollinator is required, OR they will require a pollinator. This means that you must plant at least two different varieties that bloom at approximately the same time so that cross-pollination will…

Fruit Trees

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Fruit Trees…Types and Growing Considerations Fruit trees not only provide a beautiful display during spring, they have the added bonus of offering fruit later in the season. They come in three sizes: dwarf (6-8′), semi-dwarf (8′-12′) and standard (15′-20′). We offer mostly semi-dwarf trees…

Warm Season Vegetables

As their name indicates, this group of vegetables prefers warm weather to develop properly.  How warm?  For most of the plants listed below–it’s safe to plant when the nights consistently stay at 50 degrees.  For some in Colorado Springs, that may be as early as mid-May.  At higher elevations,…

Cool Season Vegetables

This refers to WHEN a vegetable can be planted for it to develop properly.  The first window of opportunity for cool season vegetables is generally from mid-April to mid-May, depending on the vegetable and your elevation.  Remember to acclimate (harden off) your plants prior to planting.  Many…

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