Garden: Show off your hips this fall

Garden: Show off your hips this fall

Fall is a time for celebration, with the end of season harvest and cool relief from heat getting us out into the garden to enjoy the autumn sights. We revel in the changing colors, marvel at the sunflowers’ nodding heads, and laugh as squirrels gather nuts. But what really gets us to stop and stare are the big, bodacious hips mother nature can produce.

Romance is the legacy of David Austin

Romance is the legacy of David Austin

Garden with English Roses. (Photo: Shutterstock). Near the close of the year, an icon slipped quietly away, leaving behind a legacy of beauty the likes of which few in horticulture will surpass.  The death of David Charles Henshaw Austin, 92, on December 18 was...
Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street

LONGMONT – Whenever there’s a remake of a Hollywood classic thriller, I get a bit nervous. Will it be as good as the original, or fall short of the mark? Can the remake become a hit on its own, or will it be an empty imitation of great work? And if the original was...
Colorado Garden – Fall Color

Colorado Garden – Fall Color

LONGMONT – Fall is a time for celebration, with the end of season harvest and cool relief from heat getting us out into the garden to enjoy the autumn sights.  We revel in the changing colors, marvel at the sunflowers’ nodding heads, and laugh as squirrels gather...