Lavender, for many people throughout the West, is simply a decorative bush used in landscape designs. For Palisade peach farmer Ron Rish, it’s another source of income.
While the agricultural industry doesn’t usually garner the same level of attention as the energy sector in Western Colorado, there can be no doubt agricultural enterprises are growing ventures in every sense.
Rosemary Litz grows nearly 50 lavender plants as part of the meticulous landscaping surrounding her Grand Junction home. The rounded bushes with purple blooms add color and fragrance to the serene setting.
Western Colorado is buzzing with news and activities, from beautiful new wineries to anniversary celebrations and unique events. Discover the 10 activities that only Grand Junction — and Colorado’s Wine Country! Follow our events calendar throughout the year for details.