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Local spring gardening tips


Last updated 3/24/2021 at 9:48am

Karin Hill

Russian sage, though not a Colorado native, is commonly used in area landscapes due to its drought tolerance and hardiness.

Planning a garden or backyard can be pretty difficult in Colorado. As Robert Benson wrote in an article for, "Gardening in a high altitude, mountainous region means you'll be dealing with relatively low humidity, high intensity sunlight and sometimes rapid and extreme weather changes."

Therefore, it's important to know what kind of garden plants to invest in. Several experts on gardening shared their thoughts on the matter.

Stephanie Early of Timberline One (a collection of businesses including Timberline Landscaping and Timberline Building Systems) recommended that garde...

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