Companion Planting Each spring as we make plans for planting our vegetable gardens, one of our guides is the ancient tradition of companion planting. Companion plants are mutually beneficial, helping each other by increasing nutrient uptake, pollination, productivity, or by controlling pests. You should also be aware that certain plants should not be planted near... Continue Reading →
Colorado Here's another wildflower that's growing in Mary Beth's yard in Durango: Delphinium greyeri An ornamental plum — perhaps Purple Leaf Plum (Prunus cerasifera). California French Hydrangea Pink Elf Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia'
I couldn't order my bees back in the beginning of the year because the date of our arrival in Colorado was constantly changing. I really needed to do it in January or February before the apiaries sold out, but up until a week before our departure I still wasn't sure when we'd be in Durango.... Continue Reading →