App DescriptionTough. Gorgeous. Just like our stateâ€™s heart-stopping mountains, gardening in Colorado is a beautiful balance of extremes. The Denver Postâ€™s Garden Colorado harvests a decade of the best advice and inspiration for anyone who grows anything here, be it a lawn, a vegetable garden, breathtaking flowers or a grove of sheltering trees. Because like everything else at a mile high, gardening here is different.
Weâ€™ll tell you how:
â€˘ To understand and tend the soil, lawn, and landscape youâ€™ve already got
â€˘ Create bounty and flavor with productive, pest-free vegetables
â€˘ Wow the whole neighborhood with season-spanning flower displays
â€˘ Thwart the limits of small spaces with containers
Youâ€™ll understand Coloradoâ€™s climate and its challenges in new ways, and be able to tap all the resources in your community with the touch of a finger. Month-by-month to-do lists chart the whole growing season for the lawn, trees, perennials, flower, herb and vegetable patch. â€śFive easy speciesâ€ť features clue you into specific varieties tried and tested in Coloradoâ€™s soil and Coloradoâ€™s temperatures. Youâ€™ll also learn about how to garden in ways that sip water â€” and thwart wildfire risks.
Learn how to grow and nurture :
â€˘ Lettuce â€” one of the easiest crops for our state, in a garden or in containers.
â€˘ Herbs â€” the crop no kitchen or cook can do without.
â€˘ Bulbs â€” repeat guests with showstopping color and glamour.
â€˘ Shrubs â€” bringing structure, bloom, scent and pollinators to your yard.
â€˘ Berries â€” the taste of summer that makes you the envy of the town.
â€˘ Tomatoes â€” manage the â€śdifficult divasâ€ť with the right soil and care.
â€˘ Trees â€” select, plant, prune and enjoy the best choices for our region.
â€˘ Plants â€” to enhance, protect and beautify your property.
A visually satisfying array of photos to illustrate the explanatory text is also part of this app. And just to round things out we throw in some high-country recipes and visit some amazing Colorado gardens to meet the fascinating, funny, quirky and ingenious gardeners behind them.
November 30, -0001 Initial Release