Gardening in the Rocky Mountains - Knowledgebase Question

Estes Park, CO
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Question by tiefighter
December 6, 1997
I am relocating to Estes Park, Colorado (elevation 7,500 feet above sea level). I need advice from a gardening expert who lives near this area to help me adjust to my new environment. Can you put me in touch with someone or is there a periodical about the challenges of gardening in the mountains?

Answer from NGA
December 6, 1997
My suggestion is to contact the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension in your new county and ask to speak to a Master Gardener. They offer advice on all kinds of gardening related problems and the service is free. You can get a head start by checking out the website that the university has - it's loaded with publications about gardening in the mountains. Here's the URL: http://

Good luck with your new garden!

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