Let's get real! Some resolutions we can actually KEEP!
Garden Resolutions for 2014: resolutions we know we can keep!
Plant more agaves. a lot more! In face obtain and grow a lot more succulents of all kinds! (and grasses too come to think of it...)
|Daphne cneorum 'Eximia'|
Plant more daphnes! It's a well known fact you cannot have enough in the way of daphnes: just as Apollo...
Plant some more agapanthus!
And plant a LOT more salvias of all kinds!
|Golden Deodar Cedar at DBG|
Plant a lot more conifers (and trees of all kinds!)...and dwarf conifers...
Stop and sniff the flowers!
|Barnett Garden in Pueblo|
Visit a lot more gardens (especially your friends!)
|Ft. Collins Nursery Wholesale propagation greenhouse|
Support local garden centers and greenhouse operations..........and mail order too!
Don't disdain the common! Sedums have their place...
Propagate lots of plants from cuttings and seeds (nurseries do it!)
|Plant a garden with some kids!|
Gardening is taught by example: be one to some kids (you never know what seed will be planted)
|Crevice garden at DBG|
Build, plant and marvel at a crevice garden: the hottest new kind of garden on earth!
|David and Donna Hale and Bill Adams on West Spanish Peak|
Escape into the hills as much as you can--with friends.
Go to exotic places and seek out rare plant nurseries (like Buck Hemenway's wonderful nursery in Riverside) and bring back lots of goodies!
The list can go on and on--you get the drift...
Happy New Year!!!