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Gardening and Farming in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

People who have never been to the Colorado Rocky Mountain area have misconceptions about Gardening and Farming here. Either potential buyers think that it gardening and farming can’t be done at all or think they can grow anything here.         Things grown in the Colorado Rocky Mountain area include : grapes, peaches, hay, backyard tomatoes, corn, wheat, sheep, beef and more. Obstacles: 1)The Rocky Mountains are made of ROCK, much of it is granite. Soil is washed down mountain sides with snow melt into the valleys and rivers in lower elevations. There is very little natural top … Click For More

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How to Give Directions in Canon City CO

Most cities and towns have their own way of giving instructions especially if you are a local. Around Canon City you will hear terms like: RGB which is short for Royal Gorge Blvd 8 Mile Hill is the long stretch of highway 50 between Old Max (the old territorial prison)  and the Royal Gorge Bridge Area Pump Hill is Park Ave in the Lincoln Park area Copper Gulch or Cotopaxi can be most anything between Salida and Canon City Tallahassee might be anything up highway 9 between Royal Gorge and Guffy The Skyline area is the area around North 5th … Click For More

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How to Buy a Colorado Ranch

So you want to buy a ranch in Colorado! Congratulations! Here are just a few steps to consider before signing the final papers. 1) It’s an Investment: Walt Whitman is credited with saying “buy land they aren’t making any more of the stuff” If there is a residence associated with the land the land could be considered more valuable than the house. 2) Utilities: Most likely you aren’t going to have any. Be prepared to have a well drilled or an existing well tested. Power will have to be brought to the property or alternative energy sources such as solar … Click For More

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Mud on the tires and Colorado Pinstripes

Originally published 4-25-10 Today I got to go look at a new listing. The words mud on the tires and *Colorado pinstripes came to life. *Colorado pinstripes come from driving on rough or non existent roads against low hanging branches and bushes. If you are interested in putting some Colorado pinstripes on your vehicle and want to buy some property that’s a little out of the way contact Dena Stevens! I’m happy to email you listings no obligation! Dena Stevens Putting the ‘real’ into Realtor since 2004

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Brush Hollow Reservoir Penrose Colorado

Brush Hollow is a hidden 200 acre reservoir West of the town of Penrose. The lake is used as a fishery mostly but it also makes for a nice day out. Fish you might find in the Brush Hollow Lake: Rainbow Trout Cutbow Trout Snake River Cut throat Black Crappie Blue Gill Channel Cat fish Wall Eye Large Mouth Bass Directions: From Highway #115 take 3rd Street West to CR 127 or E Street head North for a few miles and look for the Brush Hollow directing you West again. Follow the road to the Brush Hollow reservoir. http://g.co/maps/tnpn3 For … Click For More

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