Is Beaver Creek gone? There's no website any more ....
a forum for any general garden topic or question
I could not have created this new website without digital photography -- unless I had won the lottery!! Last summer, I set out to create an identification guide to all the wild-growing plants located in the small high-altitude area of the Peak 7 subdivision. The website is called "Wildflowers of Peak 7" and is located at http://www.picturetrail.com/snowtrekker7
I'm in charge of the NARGS Book of the Month and boy, do I have a gorgeous book for someone to review. It's The Golden Age of Botanical Art by Martyn Rix. The pictures are exquisite and are primarily from the mid 1700's to mid 1800's although earlier and later periods are included. The pictures are supplemented with information about the artist and their era.
I have a large amount of recycled concrete from a slab that was broken up, and I am using it to make terraces on a southwest slope in the maritime PNW.
So, the conditions are hot, dry in summer, but wet in winter, zone 7, alkaline, and vertical. I am looking for suggestions on how to build the walls so that I can grow small plants in them, and ideas on what plants would do well or be particularly interesting or attractive.
Paeonia kesrouanensis has been grown in Australia for a number of years under the misnomer of P. mascula. russii but recently Marcus Harvey has confirmed its true identity,
I'm coming late to this project so I'm not sure if you know about it or not -
Related to Denver Botanic Gardens, there is a proposed publication of .........
Dear Rockers over there,
A short message from nothern Europe.
Large wall gardens (Madrid + London) on Huffington Post (.com)
(I don't own these photos)