Annie Huston owns Birdsall & Co. with her husband, Scott. (All photos: Kiran Herbert)
Neighborhood: Platt Park (on South Broadway's Antique Row)
Go for: All sorts of fun pieces geared toward outdoor living (think Fornetto pizza ovens and cast stone fountains), although you’ll likely walk away with a few decorative items for inside your home as well. From gardening tools and...
July 20 2015, 11:15 AM
—Photo by Aaron Colussi
FOR THE GARDENER
Clockwise from left:
• Coiled Rope Cachepot, $77 for set of three, Areo Home, 1-888-814-7988, areohome.com
• Medium Boxwood Round Wreath, $29, West Elm, 2955 East First Avenue, 303-320-1001, westelm.com
Between hail storms and heat, your garden may look a little rough. We know: Our veggie boxes look weather-beaten, too, which is why we're excited to see more and more local, fresh produce in stores and farmers' markets. We're doubly stoked that we had the foresight to sign up this winter for a...
June 23 2014, 11:30 AM
—Photography by Brumley & Wells
Imagine spending a lazy, sun-drenched day on the Mediterranean coast, sipping sangría and nibbling marinated olives. It’s a vision that inspired Golden floral designer Cori Cook to dream up this scene for an alfresco afternoon with friends in the backyard. Cook marries the perfection of a Colorado...
Your front door is your home’s chance to make a first impression; this summer, greet your guests with a splashy container garden. Denver Dirty Girls—Sheila Schultz and Laurel Startzel, a mother-daughter garden design duo with more than 25 combined years of experience—shows us how.
MAKE YOUR OWN...
When Birdsall & Co.’s founder and longtime owner, John Ludwig, decided to retire last year, he imagined bidding longtime clients a bittersweet farewell and closing his South Broadway garden accessories store. But Scott and Annie Huston had a different vision.
The Hustons, who own the...
May 21 2013, 3:17 PM
Ask a Colorado gardener about cultivating a backyard paradise and they’ll quickly point out the challenges of growing in this high-altitude, arid climate. The biggest obstacle, though, may simply be the competition. No, we’re not talking about your neighbor’s perfectly manicured lawn. It’s the...