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I was born, grew up, went to college, and spent most of my professional career in Michigan's automotive industry. The downturn in Michigan's economy left me unemployed so in 2011 I packed up and moved to Colorado for a new job and to start a new chapter in my life. I always said if I had to leave the incredible beauty of Michigan, it would be for somewhere equally as beautiful - and Colorado is absolutely beautiful. I traded the Great Lakes for the Mountains!

I moved from Zone 5 in MI to Zone 5 in CO and figured I could grow the same plants and bulbs in CO as I did in MI. Boy was I wrong! I am now learning all about growing things in an extremely arid environment, which has been an adventure in itself!

I live in: United States

My zone is: 5

My Birthday is December 11 .

My favorite forum 1 is Rocky Mountain Gardening.

My favorite forum 2 is Perennials & Annuals.

First registered on January 29, 2012 .