Cheyenne Garden Gossip

Gardening on the high plains of southeastern Wyoming

Note to Editors and Borrowers

I have 3 requirements and 1 option for you for republishing my writing from this website, and a comment on suitability:

  1. Required: My byline, “By Barb Gorges,” must be at the top of the story. Please credit all photos used the way they appear on the website.
  2. Required: My “signature” or tagline must include this website address–see below for a sample.
  3. Required: Send me a link to your republication of my article to I will add it to the blog post of that article. If you republished in print only, send me the name of your publication and date published.
  4. Donation Option: While I have an indulgent patron who provides a roof over my head, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle is no longer paying freelance writers. Donations to my research fund to pay for subscriptions, books, courses, etc. would be appreciated. I’ll be happy to start a page listing donors. Maybe $5 per article or $60 per year? Contact me at to make arrangements.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming gardener Barb Gorges writes a monthly column about the joys and challenges of gardening on the High Plains. She blogs at where past columns are archived. Readers are always welcome to contact her at


I write for gardeners in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 5. However, much of my information is more general and is suitable to the temperate regions of North America. Contact me at if you have any questions about a column topic’s suitability for your part of the country.