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Collecting Seed for the Seed Swap

The Seed Swap is October 7, 2017! Start harvesting seed now! What’s going to seed in your garden? Saving seed to propagate your own plants is a rewarding way to expand your native plant garden and share your favorites with … Continue reading

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2016 June Organizational Meeting: Healing the Earth One Yard at a Time Monday, June 13, 2016, at 6 pm, Room L-263 College Hill Library at Front Range Community College 3705 West 112th Avenue Westminster, CO 80031 The library is located … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

2017 Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference Saturday, February 11, 2017 The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO. Front Range Wild Ones is partnering with several other Colorado non-profits to bring you this unique opportunity to learn how to create … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Colorado Native Plant Conference!

A partnership of Colorado non-profits are organizing the first Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference, March 12, 2016, in Loveland, CO. “With the increased interest in providing habitat for pollinators, and using less irrigation in our landscapes, we feel the … Continue reading

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Collect Seed From Your Garden!

The Seed Swap is Sept. 19th! Start harvesting seed now! What’s going to seed in your garden? I’m seeing plenty of seed harvesting opportunities. Saving seed to propagate your own plants is a rewarding way to expand your native plant … Continue reading

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Native Plants That Have Winter Interest

With the recent snow, I’ve been admiring my suburban prairie anew. The white fluffy stuff provides a new background from which to appreciate nature. The tan grass stems and seed heads come to the foreground instead of just forming a … Continue reading

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Gardens Full of Blooms!

Three Littleton Gardeners invite Wild Ones members for a tour. Continue reading

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Wild Ones Visits a Suburban Prairie

Lakewood resident Rick Brune hosted a tour of his backyard short-grass prairie on Wednesday evening, August 13th. Despite the drizzle, 10 people enjoyed a walk through the prairie where the Liatris punctata, Ratibida columnifera, Asclepias pumila, Polanisia dodecandra, Cleome serrulata … Continue reading

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What’s that Bug on My Rabbitbrush!

It’s a black grubby thing that, when the light is just so, is metallic green. This is the third year I’ve watched this annoying pest chomp most of the green leaves from the bush. This normally tough shrub is dying … Continue reading

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Eradicate the Myrtle Spurge!

What early blooming, succulent-like plant looks at home in a sunny Colorado rock garden but is really an obnoxious invader? Myrtle spurge (Euphorbia myrsinites)! If you live along the Front Range, you’re probably seeing it blooming in your neighborhood about … Continue reading

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