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Grown in Colorado by family farmers and a few dedicated seed savers.

Growing something, eating it with loved ones, and saving seed builds connection. Connection with land, soil, water, life, death, culture, and those that grow our food forge humanities common core. Seed provdides self-sufficiency, nourishing food, and a connection to our collective ancestors who have carefully cared for the plants that sustain us; adapting these seeds to place. We believe connection is fundamental to maintaining biodiversity in order to maintain a vibrant community, a resilient environment, and world full of diverse flavors.

Providing quality seed adapted to the unique conditions of the high mountain and desert bioregions.


They are all open pollinated (OP), non-GMO, and grown using low input (natural) methods.

Blue Grama Grass Hachita (Bouteloua gracilis) is an excellent native turf grass that has good drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements. It grows to a height of 4-12″, including its “eyelash-like” seed heads. Mowing is optional, depending on whether an informal meadow look is desired. Hachita is quick to germinate, is excellent for erosion control and drought resistant. Hachita requires full sun, well-drained conditions and thrives in sandy or clay soils.

Annual Rye Grass (Lolium multiflorum) is an easy to grow and attractive grass that adds nitrogen to your soil. Use for quick erosion control or as a cover-crop. Annual.

The Western Trails Native Grass Seed Mix is ideal for those who wish to recreate the beauty of the grasses found in the western Great Plains prairie. This expertly formulated warm-se.

Blue Grama Grass Hachita (Bouteloua gracilis) is an excellent native turf grass that has good drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements. It grows to a height of 4-12″, inclu.

The High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix is an expertly formulated blend of cool season native grasses that re-creates high elevation meadows for states in the Intermountain West. The.

Go ‘green’ with the ‘No Mow Lawn Grass Seed mix. This ecologically sensible lawn will save you time, water, fuel and money while enjoying a deep green, thick carpet of low growing, f.

Want to use 70% less water and only mow your lush lawn once a month? Our grass seed mixtures combine native grass varieties selected specifically for their water-thriftiness and dwarf properties. We offer two proven varieties of grass seeds that represent all that we stand for at High Country Gardens. Our ‘Low Work and Water’ mix is a dwarf fescue mixture that is very slow-growing and drought-tolerant. Less water, less mowing. ‘No Mow’ is the perfect choice for more northern climates. Can be left uncut, or for a more manicured look, mow once every 4-6 weeks. Learn to replace your thirsty lawn with a sustainable lawn. Questions? Request a free lawn consultation.

The Vice President for Research and the Provost are continuing a program to invigorate the University’s research enterprise through targeted investment of seed research funds in high priority areas (see the examples in Figure 1). The purpose of this program is to invigorate research labs and groups with funds that would permit submission of competitive research proposals. The seed funding grant program is closely tied to the four institutional thrusts that the Vice President for Research and the Provost developed in consultation with the college deans, and which the Chancellor has endorsed: (1) physical and cyber security, (2) drug discovery and development, (3) sustainable communities and infrastructure, and (4) accessible health care. Each of the thrusts is described in Figure 1, which provides the general area of emphasis and some examples. Formation of interdisciplinary research teams is encouraged to build capabilities to address these complex issues.