Monthly Archives:: March 2023

Colorado Native Wildflowers | Favorite Early Spring Bloomers

Posted & filed under Colorado Native Wildflowers | Annuals | Perennials, Spring.

By Michelle Kinshella Dreary Old Man Winter is still upon us, but soon our calendar will be telling us it’s Spring—the gardener’s favorite time of year! “Conventional” gardeners anticipate their tulips and crocuses, but we native plant lovers have so much more to look forward to, especially if you’re willing to venture forth on a […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Idelle Fisher

Posted & filed under Volunteer.

Wild Ones Social Media Volunteer, Website Designer, Graphic Designer and Passionate Gardener Meet Idelle! She is an avid gardener – to say the least! Idelle grew up in Thornton, Colorado and is a DU grad in graphic communications. Idelle runs an organic community garden in Denver where she’s worked with the members to create pollinator […]

Colorado Continues to Invest in Turf Conversion Programs

Posted & filed under Advocacy, Colorado Native Plants, Turf Conversion.

As discussed in the February WOFR newsletter, the Colorado General Assembly enacted House Bill 22-1151 in June, 2022. This legislation established a statewide turf replacement program and authorized a limited amount of funding to accelerate lawn conversions. Grants provided under HB-22-1151 will complement and further support the existing rebate and incentive programs of local municipal […]