Forging Time

(verb) to form or bring into being free time especially by an expenditure of effort

2023 Year-Round Gardening Calendar User Guide

Your Purchase Supports Community Gardening

10% of Profits go to the SOIL Outdoor Learning Lab

Durango's only community garden, Ohana Kuleana, will be closing this fall as the property will be sold. Ohana Kuleana has been a rich resource for the neighborhood elementary school to teach students about growing, harvesting, and eating healthy food. SOIL Outdoor Learning Lab is well on its way to expanding this learning opportunity to the entire school district and the greater community.

Forging Time: The Backstory

In May of 2020, two months into the pandemic, my husband and I came to the abrupt decision to move from the Denver area to Durango, Colorado, which had long been our dream.

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Our Store

In addition to our year-round gardening calendar, find postcards featuring photographs of the San Juan Mountains, garden produce, wild flowers and more.


Forging Time Blog

Find more detailed gardening schedules for each month of the year, reflections on ongoing efforts to forge time, and recipes that answer, "What the heck am I going to do with all of these fruits and veggies I've grown?"

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