Tag Archive: Colorado

Old Farms and Barns On The Colorado Plains

Old barn and stable

Scattered about the eastern plains of Colorado lie abandoned old farms from a time long since passed. I’m not exactly sure what intrigues me most about these scenes. But they are perhaps one of my favorite things to photograph. Perhaps it’s because they are reminiscent of an era I wish I could have been a part of. Or maybe it’s the incredible stories of hardship the frontier unleashed on the unsuspecting pioneers. Even if new, some of these building would have provided minimal protection from the ferocious winds and driving…
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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 seconds. Even pea-sized hail can shred through the green leaves and pit most vegetables and fruits. This has happened to us the last few years and ultimately resulted in us restarting from seeds in June. This knocked off a couple months from the growing season. That’s why a greenhouse is almost necessary when growing…
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