Gardening

Growing Aspens in Colorado

Aspen Trees

High in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado one can find an abundance of Quacking Aspen trees. With their brilliant white bark and green leaves in the spring turning to golden yellow in the Autumn, their beauty is a magnet for visitors from allow around the world. So if you’re a homeowner in Colorado and want the same beauty to gaze upon from the comforts of your home, there are a few things to keep in mind. Many homeowners hate them for the few reasons listed below. Here are some thing…
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DIY Greenhouse in Colorado

Colorado greenhouse

Gardening in Colorado can prove quite challenging, especially during the spring months when temperatures can swing 50°F from one day to the next. To complicate matters, hail is quite common and can destroy a garden in a matter of minutes. Even pea-sized hail can shred through the green leaves and pit most vegetables. This has happened to us the last few years and ultimately resulted in us restarting from seeds in June, which knocked off a couple months from the growing season. That’s why a greenhouse is almost necessary when…
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