Belle of the Ball

For homeowners Mike and Margaret, gardening, entertaining and traveling are at the core of what life is all about. Margaret has never sacrificed her ideal simply because she was located in Colorado and not her native Alabama, where outdoor living is perhaps at its most refined. “I like to push the boundaries of what people expect in a garden — especially a Colorado garden,” she says. (for more of this story and photos inquire about Colorado Homes & Lifestyles’ June/July 2006 issue).For homeowners Mike and Margaret, gardening, entertaining and traveling are at the core of what life is all about. Margaret has never sacrificed her ideal simply because she was located in Colorado and not her native Alabama, where outdoor living is perhaps at its most refined. “I like to push the boundaries of what people expect in a garden — especially a Colorado garden,” she says. (for more of this story and photos inquire about Colorado Homes & Lifestyles’ June/July 2006 issue). To view the images in the slide show below click the arrow underneath the photos.

Container Garden Resources:

Birdsall & Co., birdsallgarden.com, (303) 722-2535, Denver

Bouquets, bouquets.org, (303) 333-5500, Denver; (303) 922-7879, Lakewood; (970) 949-5900, Beaver Creek

City Floral Greenhouse, cityfloralgreenhouse.com, (303) 399-1177, Denver — shop online!

Paulino Gardens, paulinogardens.com, (303) 429-8062, Denver

Echter’s Garden Center, echters.com, (303) 424-7979, Arvada

Timberline Gardens, timberlinegardens.com, (303) 420-4060, Arvada

Rabbit Shadow Farm, rabbitshadowfarm.com, (970) 667-5531, Loveland

Gulley Greenhouse & Garden Center, gulleygreenhouse.com, (970) 223-4769, Fort CollinsĀ 

L & M Imports & Garden Center, (303) 442-7401, (970) 532-3706, Berthoud

Slifer Designs, sliferdesigns.com, (970) 926-8200, Edwards

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