Master Gardener Dena Brent’s Garden Of Color Blooms

A flower welcome

Master Gardener Dena Brent is pleased that with patience, the garden is now blooming.  All those who know Dena, also know that a lot of hard work went into her garden of color. Pansies, Petunias, Calendula and Hydrangea welcome guests to the front door.Courtesy LAMG


Los Alamos Master Gardeners continue to encourage gardening as a healthy and productive way to spend the days as we protect ourselves from exposure to Covid-19.  Those wanting more information on gardening in Los Alamos County can contact Carlos Valdez, at the Los Alamos office of the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service  – 505-662-2656 or  If you wish to get advise from a Master Gardener in your area, ask Carlos for a name.  Information is also on the association’s website  and on their Facebook page The Master Gardeners’ mission is to provide education to the public on safe and proven garden methods.              

fullsizeoutput_7bcDena Brent is pleased to grow carnations that for the first time actually bloomed. Photo Courtesy LAMG

fullsizeoutput_7b5 Roses bloom well in June. Dena Brent worked hard fighting the thrips that love to eat the new buds. Photo Courtesy LAMG

fullsizeoutput_7baAnother greeter for visitors – red lilies blooming by the front door. Photo Courtesy LAMG