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CHOOSING THE GARDEN SITE

CHOOSING THE GARDEN SITE As we began to plan our garden, the first thing we needed to do was to decide where to put it. Conventional thought suggests that gardens should be placed with full southern exposure. We also thought that in our cooler c ...

the garden

GROWING FOOD

GROWING FOOD AT 9,000 FEET Our High Elevation Vegetable Garden, at just under 9,000 feet elevation, was started in the Spring of 2017. While our focus here at HIGH COUNTRY LIVING will be growing food at high elevation, there ...

Tall Raised Bed

RAISED BEDS

RAISED BEDS Our raised garden beds are not necessarily crucial for "high-altitude" gardening, but are our choice. Our raised beds at 28" high are like a dream come true! It is such a joy to go out and work in the garden with the beds at this hei ...