Create your own succulent garden masterpiece! Leo Chance, author of Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates, graciously walked COCO contributor Janelle Agee through a comprehensive DIY guide to make indoor succulent gardening a success.
Nestled among the nuances of historic downtown Colorado Springs lies a hidden gem: the world’s largest collection of cacti grown in a cold climate. Unbeknownst to myself and the entire COCO staff, one of the gardening greats in the realm of succulents and cacti quietly tends to his garden – right around the corner.
As a blossoming herbalist whose heart is filled with love and respect for the plant world, my vision is to perhaps inspire you to explore and connect with the wilderness on your own and learn from the best teacher: Nature.
Plants are both pure magic and science, teachers and healers. They are a manifestation of the beautiful collaboration between all different elements, including sun, earth, water and minerals.
It was a blistering 95 degrees when I found Julie McIntyre hiding under the shade watering her plants at Summerland Gardens. Her garden center will be the location of our second dinner in a series of farm to table in which we want to highlight regional farm/garden locations.