how to garden when you’re a mile closer to the sun

Made it to the Denver area after two days of a lot of driving. On Saturday treated myself to a sustainable neighborhood garden tour.

If you’re a mile closer to the sun and the soil is slightly alkaline and clay based, what is an earnest Denver gardener to do? You use native plants. You also might amend the soil with different compost types, as this gardener has.

The secret to this homeowner’s gardening sauce is a mix of alpaca manure, composted leaves, and recycled soil medium from the local cannabis industry. The trees, plants, and flowers seem to approve.

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