In late summer, flowering stems—“roosters”—rise above their flock of hens-and-chicks (Sempervivum), a tough, cold-hardy succulent that’s nice for nestling among rocks. The rooster plant dies after blooming, but chicks quickly fill in the bare space.
by Sally Roth North Forty News Our growing season in northern Colorado is mighty short, especially at higher elevations, like our place at 8100 feet. Somehow, though, I manage to garden just about year-round. Fall […]
Sally Roth firstname.lastname@example.org “Redbirds in a tree” (Scrophularia macrantha) is the favorite plant of Ross Shrigley of Fort Collins, executive director of Plant Select®, a collaborative organization of Colorado State University (CSU), Denver Botanic Gardens […]
Marty Metzger email@example.com That well-known “April showers” cliché is a tardy phrase this year: May flowers (and all their subsequent months’ pals) arrived last November, compliments of Colorado State University (CSU). The school’s new on-campus […]