Summit County Vegetable Garden Initiative

Summit County Vegetable Garden Initiative

Welcome to the Summit County Vegetable Garden Initiative! Mountain Roots is excited to offer 2 different packages to encourage the growth of high altitude vegetables at your own home this summer. The Stay-at-Home Seed Starter Kit and Ready-to-Go Plant Starter Kit are...
Stay at Home with Nature

Stay at Home with Nature

Biologist Edward O. Wilson describes “biophilia” as the connection between people and living, growing things, encouraging us to be a part of the web of life.  Finding your natural connection to the earth and finding your specific role is necessary for your self-care...
Scary Times, and Seeds of Hope

Scary Times, and Seeds of Hope

Three weeks ago I attended one of my favorite events in the industry, the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle.  At the time there were small whispers of uncertainty towards an unseen predator, but life felt pretty normal.  I was inspired at the conference with...
Ali and Will’s Breckenridge Celebration

Ali and Will’s Breckenridge Celebration

Early in July, Ali and Will’s families gathered in Breckenridge for a week of celebrating.  The group participated in the Breckenridge 4th of July parade with a wedding float and celebration for Will’s service to our country.  The following day, vows were...
Best Blooms of 2019

Best Blooms of 2019

One of the challenges of gardening at high altitude is the changes from season to season.  Living in an area with a high altitude short growing season, the 2019 season was cut even shorter.  While it is not uncommon to receive a few good snow storms in May, this year...
Basics of Floral Arranging

Basics of Floral Arranging

In 2019 Mountain Root’s hosted 2 events teaching the Basics of Floral Arranging.  The first was in early Spring at the Breckenridge Library.  Participants learned the Basics while arranging fresh spring blooms with the snow still falling outside.  The second...