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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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The Holy Cross Abbey Canon City Colorado

The Holy Cross Abbey in the Center of Canon City Colorado is an cultural icon. It is a great sense of history and pride for the city. No longer a monastery, the Holy Cross Abbey welcomes visitors and tourist to the winery. Also an event center, reception hall, Sunday services and lodging. Events like Car Shows, Heritage Days, Canon City Chamber of Commerce Events and Harvest Days are all held on the Abbey Grounds. Address : 3011 E US Highway 50 Cañon City, CO 81212-2748  (719) 276-5191 Dena Stevens “Putting the ‘real’ into REALTOR since 2004

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Penrose isn’t on the map, neither is Heaven

“Penrose isn’t on the map, but neither is Heaven” You see this saying on bumper stickers on occasion. Penrose Colorado is one of those towns that isn’t really a town. But it does have a small grocery store and it’s own post office. The Gooseberry Patch restaurant is a huge favorite amongst the locals. The Coyote Den is the Penrose answer to Starbucks. And according to the Genesis Book of records Penrose is the home of the Worlds largest Rocking Chair. It sits in front of the Apple Shed, kind of a general store, currently for sale. And Penrose is … Click For More

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Canon City Colorado and the Things We Love!

Royal Gorge… adventure…explore…play…enjoy… Wine…The Abbey… splash…raft… zip line…eight mile… Holy Smoke…Arkansas River… Dinosaurs…ATV… Cowboy… railroad… museum… Fremont County…Ranch… golf…downtown… Michaels…blossom…Bishops Castle…Antiques…vacation… white water…aerial tram… incline railway…sky coaster…Brew Ha Ha… BBQ…Festival…Fiddlers…Florence…Penrose…Pioneer Day… Country… Gold Mine… CrossRoads…deer… fun… Apples…mountains… bike…raft…fishing…Nature…scenic… Contact Dena to buy or sell in Fremont County! Dena Stevens Putting the ‘real’ into REALTOR since 2004

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