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6-25-2007-049Hi my name is Rich Young and welcome to Front Range Gardening.  I am retired military, an avid gardener and a master gardener who would like to share my thoughts and ideas on gardening.  Front Range Gardening is a blog about my garden and sharing my success and failures in my own garden.  A lot of what I write about relates to gardening in Colorado’s extraordinary conditions, but can be used in different parts of the country.  I talk about vegetable gardening, perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs and native plants just to name a few areas. I would love to hear from anyone on great new gardening ideas or just to exchange garden techniques. 

Growing anything here in  Colorado is quite a challenge even to a season gardener, but it is extremely challenging to newcomers to our lovely state.  That is why I would love to hear from newcomers to Colorado gardening, so I can hopefully save them some of the aggravation that I went through when I first started gardening here.  I hope to help those newcomers learn new techniques and what can grow here so they can enjoy a wonderful gardening experience in Colorado.

I also blog about flower gardening, insect problems, invasive plants and xeriscaping that not only apply to Colorado but other regions.  I hope you love Front Range Gardening and I would love to hear from you if you have any suggestions or comments.

4 Responses

  1. Hi guys–spent the last 2 days starting alpines from Rocky Mountain Rare Plants and Alplains—should not order seeds when hungry!!!!

  2. What are you going to do with all those alpines?

  3. Please keep us informed about your vegetable gardening, including starting from seed. Love your blog , keep it up. Thanks so much for keeping us novices informed.

  4. Hi Rich,

    I found your blog via Carey, and ‘m enjoying catching up on your earlier posts. Also, I’m adding a link from my blog. (If you’re interested, mine is at blogs.icta.net/plover)

    Leslie Holzmann

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