Cabin fever is definitely in full force come April and all us gardening freaks can't wait to get our hands in the dirt. But the last freeze in Fort Collins is never 100 percent. We're told to hold off planting until at least Mother's Day: we never mind this rule because we live in Colorado. We've had fires start as early as the first week of May to building destroying snow falls in the same time period, so what is a cabin fever gardener to do?
Each year students from Colorado State University and Front Range Community College along with Horticulturists begin cultivating herbs, perennials and veggie starts. The Gardens on Spring Creek is an 18 acre site and offers a way for the Fort Collins community to come together and get growing.
Nothing screams warmer weather than a yard full of flowers. The best approach is to make sure that you are combining flowers that have staggering bloom times. Couple a few all season perennials with mid-summer to fall perennials and add some great hardy annuals with various bloom times to create an all-season flower garden that will bring a visual paradise.
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