Here in the Front Range area we are considered both a high plains and an intermountain region. There is an expansive selection of attractive plants that thrive here while offering food and habitat for native wildlife. Thanks to the Plant Select® program, the selection has been researched and streamlined to take out the guesswork for you, the gardener!
Native butterflies are one of the many wonders we get to experience here in the Northern Colorado Front Range area. Because we have multiple habitat types (plains, foothills, montane, sub-alpine and alpine) the list of known butterflies is brimming.
Having a pollinator garden isn’t limited to a perennial garden bed. There are a multitude of annuals that you can grow in pots or garden beds to attract bees, butterflies, moths and birds.
Did you know only three states have more native bees than Colorado? Over 950 species of native bees are at home here on the Front Range.
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt