The Birth of a Small Container Flower Garden
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When you think of Wyoming, you probably picture vast forests, beautiful , Flower Meanings & History of Flowers meadows, big game and Old Faithful. All that is here, but it's not in Cody. Situated at the eastern gate to Yellowstone National Park, Cody was founded in 1900 by Buffalo Bill Cody. His Irma Hotel (two blocks from my house) is still in operation.
Cody is in USDA Zone 4 and gets about 13" of rain per year. I am writing this on April 15 and so far we've had about 2.5" of moisture. , Five key factors that affect your pot plants in winter We are in a "rain shadow" created by the mountains in Yellowstone. Moisture , Gardening Gifts for All Occasions coming in from the west rises up to the Continental Divide and drops right there. I can see this in action when I stand in my kitchen window , The Truth About Tulips and watch the huge clouds evaporate as they sail in from the west.
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So here is the basic plan, , Hummingbirds ... Attracting Those Little Flying Powerhouses and what I have achieved to date.
The yard , Holiday Decorating Can Cast A Warm Glow All Year is out the kitchen door, , Feng Shui Colors And What They Represent with a lovely view of the driveway and the street. The neighbors have an enchanting vista out their living room , Planting Guide For Roses window. My husband and I will use the space for cooking, eating and relaxing. The house , The Truth About Tulips shades the yard , Insecticides & Fungicides/Spreader-stickers, Wetting Agents:
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sports memorabilia and gift ideas for m on the roof , Feng Shui Colors And What They Represent of the cellar entrance. This way I can control the soil , Tips for a successful garden quality and keep the water , Flower Meanings & History of Flowers ON the plants , How to shop online for Fireplaces, Stoves & Accessories instead of soaking into the thirsty ground. This also will let me rotate plants , Lawn Disease and Solutions as they come into bloom or fade, and most importantly, lets me move plants , ing Guide For Roses from one spot to another if my original idea didn't work.
So far I have bleeding hearts, hostas, lilies of the valley, grape hyacinth and another bulb , Gardening Gifts for All Occasions I can't remember. There's one pot , Hummingbirds ... Attracting Those Little Flying Powerhouses of yellow tulips , Fountain – A Watery Touch To Your House salvaged from an end-of-season sale that's doing remarkably well. Finally, there are three large pots , Feng Shui Colors And What They Represent of bush peas. Soon to come are some ferns and tuberous begonias. There's no furniture, , Buying Replacement Windows but we have two cast iron hibachis, so we can cook and eat like John Coulter did when he came through here in the early 19th century - meat roasted over the fire , Choosing Beautiful Furniture for you Home! and butt firmly on the ground.
Who was John Coulter, you ask? He was no gardener. He was the young man who left the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery before they got back to St. Louis and walked back to the Rocky Mountains to discover Yellowstone, via what was to become Cody, WY.
Written by Mary-Denise Smith. © 2004 Electronic Perceptions
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