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  • Black Lace Elder
    PLANT OF THE MONTH SERIES MARCH 2015 FOR BOULDER COLORADO LANDSCAPES
    MARCH: THE ELDERBERRY FAMILYGlacier View Landscape and Design was hard at work planting in February’s warm spell here along the Front Range and we were landscaping Boulder Colorado’s finest residences, but alas, the snow arrived full...
  • vegetable plants
    March gardening
    Spring weather has arrived, and it's time to get outside and plant something. This month typically consists of warmer days and not much rainfall. Be sure to irrigate when new plants start to show signs of water stress.Colorful cool-season...
  • Mr. Turner
    'Mr. Turner' Movie Review
    Before seeing ‘Mr. Turner,’ not many Americans including myself, knew of the man’s prominence in the art world. Director Mike Leigh’s new movie, thanks to actor Timothy Spall’s total embodiment of the character,...
  • Frozen plants
    After the freeze, how to care for your plants
    When your garden and landscape get hit by cold weather, you may be tempted to immediately start a major cleanup of frozen plant material. Don't!After a hard freeze, most landscapes will contain some specimens that appear brown and dried. Even...
  • Water Wise & Energy Wise Landscaping With Color
    Water Wise & Energy Wise Landscaping With Color
    When designing landscape, water conservation, energy efficiency and maintenance are 3 of the major areas to consider. A quality landscape design and construction company has the knowledge and experience to offer great solutions while still...
  • The Small Landscapes Gallery Showing
    Bridging San Francisco through photography- Small Landscapes
    Small Landscapes, sponsored by DNP Photo Imaging, is the first part of a personal collection of iconic structures photographed in the beginning of an on going, self directed, 2212 Project (2 Bags, 2 Days and 12 Cities) I started in 2012. While...
  • Tall Cupressina Norway Spruce Specimen
    PLANT OF THE MONTH SERIES NOVEMBER 2014
    NOVEMBER: CUPRESSINA NORWAY SPRUCEWell, here we are in November and have been blessed by a warm, relatively dry October here along the Front Range of Colorado. This has meant great fall colors and an extended fall growing and planting season for...
  • Winged yam
    Easy perennial root vegetables you can grow
    Think you don't have time for gardening? Plant perennial vegetables once in your garden and you'll be able to reap harvests for years to come.Root vegetables are especially prized because they are often ready to dig at a time when annual...
  • "Botany Bay Trees" by Herb Fixler
    Herb Fixler's eloquent photographs featured at Midtown gallery
    An upscale health club in Manhattan is presenting a stunning exhibition in its art gallery space that offers work by local and international artists. This current show features eloquent and ethereal photographs by Herb Fixler, taken throughout New...
  • air potato
    Air potato meets its match
    Air potatoes are an invasive species of plant that people have been trying to get rid of for years. They were originally brought from China to Florida in 1905 as a potential food crop; some cultivars are edible and some are toxic. Unfortunately,...
  • An expressive outdoor photo in which the photographer examines his role as photographer and subject, with a pinhole photograph.
    Expand your digital outdoor photography with pinhole experiments
    By Steve PolstonPinhole photography is one of the basic forms of photography that many people forget about when they want to experiment with photography. The concept is used in viewing solar eclipses and is based on the ancient art world...
  • Anabelle Hydrangea Flower
    PLANT OF THE MONTH SERIES AUGUST 2014
    AUGUST: HOLY HYDRANGEAS BATMAN!It’s August and the bats are flying at dusk, swooping for insects, mosquitoes, and my wife’s hair! But that’s OK because finally, the Hydrangeas are blooming! Hydrangea aborescens, macrophylla,...
  • Coleus and lantana
    Urban viewing: Commercial gardeners
    It took months for landscapers, gardeners and contractors to repair and replace the automated watering system and planters at Ballston Place. You may have noticed that the freeze and thaw cycle the past two years wreaked havoc with the brick...
  • Annabelle Hydrangeas, a plant of CARE
    Annabelle Hydrangeas, a plant of CARE
    Across the Nation, climatic shifts occur. Challenging all to identify plants which enable eco sustainable urban suburban landscapes. As a result, for the 3rd quarter of 2014 Annabelle Hydrangeas is selected as a ‘plant of CARE’ ...
  • cassava
    June garden calendar for Central Florida
    The heat is on in Central Florida and you can expect it to stick around for the next several months. Daytime temperatures for June are typically in the low to mid-90s and nights are usually around 72° Fahrenheit.Even sun-loving plants...