To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

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To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

Annual tour will cover area’s numerous growing zones
Aaron Edwards, groundskeeper at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa, walks in a flower bed that he has been restoring.
Rain drops cover plants at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa.
Rain drops cling to plants at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa.
If you go

“Gardens on Tour” will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 and will start at the Botanic Gardens at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
Tour specifics will be provided once a ticket is purchased. Tickets are available at www.durangobotanicalsociety.com.

To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

Aaron Edwards, groundskeeper at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa, walks in a flower bed that he has been restoring.
Rain drops cover plants at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa.
Rain drops cling to plants at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa.

To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

Lupine of different colors bloom at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in the Animas Valley.

To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

Rain drops dot plants at the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in Hermosa.

To thrive, La Plata County gardeners need to know their microclimate

The Tree of Life sculpture was created from items found on the historic Roberta and Robert Barr property in the Animas Valley.
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