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Prepping Vegetable Gardens
An overgrown vegetable garden in North Boulder gets some TLC to be prepared for a full growing season the following spring.
Lafayette home before sod removal.
Lafayette home after sod removal--a very young drought tolerant garden featuring a small "wetland" to capture water from a sump pump.
A sump pump "wetland".
Ink cap mushrooms coexisting with "Toothache plant" (Acmella oleracea)--a medicinal species that has numbing properties.
Gunbarrel home before and after Juniper removal.
Gunbarrel home months after installation--Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) in full bloom among many other medicinal species.
Blue Gramma Grass
"Blonde Ambition gramma grass"--A "Plant Select" cultivar of a species native to the Colorado Front Range.
Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Echinops (spp)
A South Boulder home undergoing garden renovation.
Lambs Ear (Stachys byzantine) and Smoke Tree (Cotinus) complementing each other in a North Boulder garden.
Co-owner Hanna offering chicken rentals at a rural North Boulder vegetable garden.
Cascade hops (Humulus lupulus) taking in the afternoon sun at our South Boulder test garden.
Up-cycled planters featuring edible, medicinal, and ornamental species at an office in North Boulder.
Spanish Flag (Mina lobata), a surprisingly drought tolerant annual vine that bursts into flower at the very end of summer.
High elevation xeriscape installation in Allenspark.
Allenspark installation. Already existing Boulder Raspberry (edible, native species!) along side newly planted native Columbine and exotic Siberian Iris.
Captured at a clients home tucked into the foothills in West Boulder.
Plant Identification offered to a North Boulder client for the entirety of their property.
Two powerful medicinal species, Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) and Borage (Borago officinalis), happily growing side by side.
North Boulder home: Where the xeriscape meets the vegetable garden.
North Boulder home: Where the xeriscape meets the vegetable garden. Photo taken months after install--nasturtium, carrots, and parsley growing prolifically!
Co-owner Miriam installing a high elevation, nitrogen fixing ground cover, Bird's Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) at a Boulder Heights home.
Co-Owner Miriam with 'Foreman' Jake.