Gardening/ landscaping is very popular in Lyons. This Conference has top notch speakers from all over the US. It is conducted on Zoom. Includes things like ecosystems, birds, insects, irrigation, no-water systems, wildflowers, changing climate, containers, turf-grass.
This year we planted 1000 new plants at Rocky Mountain Botanic Gardens, including over 50 new species. We planted the first plants in the middle of the summer in 2020, and kept planting until it snowed.
READ update on what’s planted.
And, how you can volunteer.
Rocky Mountain Botanic Gardens UPDATE
==You will be astounded by the number of plants being added to the garden
==learn about the Little Library, including booklets and brochures
==Volunteer! be a part of making the garden grown, and meet new friends
==Addtl items, like t-shirt, wooden bench, and more
A permaculture pioneer nurtures nature into a global food forest at 7,200 feet, producing a model of both survival and self-indulgence. Jerome Osentowski founded the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute (CRMPI) in 1986, and now has five greenhouses, built on a shoestring budget. Learn more…
Why are caterpillars great food for birds? how do they and humans get their carotenoids? how much and what does a mother bird feed her young?
We have fewer birds, and insects, and a non sustainable population. == what can you do to help?
==lists of native trees
==golden rod tips
==native plant finder