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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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Victorian Houses around Southern Colorado

Victorian houses are usually categorized as those built between 1840 and 1900. Around Pueblo and Canon City houses are usually smaller than modern day houses. There are exceptions of course. The houses can either consist of many small rooms strung together or one main room with small rooms attached. Many in the Pueblo and the Royal Gorge MLS have been remodeled for modern conveniences. Many exteriors still look like they did originally, made up of granite, stone, brick and traditional frame. Buyers should have any house completely inspected top to bottom by a qualified home inspector. A good inspector will acknowledge an … Click For More

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Locke Mountain Ranch Florence Colorado

Few people have ever heard of Locke Mountain Ranch in Fremont County Colorado. Even the nearest neighbors don’t explore the area. Well off the beaten path, Locke Mountain Ranch is a  hidden surprise. South of Canon City, South West of Florence (Antique Capital of Colorado) the main way up is to take the roads out from Williamsburg, Coal Creek and Rockvale. The North Side entrance offers miles and miles of views to the East toward Pueblo, in some places you can see Pueblo Reservoir. The South entrance is easily missed, surrounded by pinion, pine and other indigenous trees. Locke Mountain … Click For More

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