Category Archives: Parks

Frost on The Pumpkin – End of A Season

Freezing temps along the Front Range this week mark the end of Colorado’s growing season. Time has come to wrap things up and tuck the yard in for its long winter’s nap. Here are some tips for harvesting veggies post-freeze … Continue reading

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Rural Landscape Planning – Taking a Proactive Approach

According to current statistics, Colorado’s population is expected to grow in excess of over 3 million by year 2050.  The US Department of Agriculture reports that rural areas contain 21% of the population and comprise 97% of its land area. … Continue reading

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Tip of The Week! Keep Your Flowers A Few Days Longer

It’s Getting Frosty Outside! Fall is in the air and frost may soon be on the pumpkin. We’re into those glorious crisp and clear days of fall when there could be frost overnight and still many warm days of Indian … Continue reading

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Tip of The Week! Flowering Plants & Herbs for The Indoors

The health effects of keeping plants indoors is well proven. They clear away pollutants such as household VOC’s, provide oxygen and with their beauty add to our sense of peace and tranquility. And now that the growing season is waning, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 6 Hardy Trees for Small Spaces

With Saturday, September 10 being National Planting Day, this weekend could be a good time to shop for hardy trees that can spiff up your landscape. Plant Select® has 3 small deciduous trees suitable for tough sites plus 3 conifers … Continue reading

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The Green Industries of Colorado and Supportive Legislation Needs Your Help

The Green Industries of Colorado is an alliance of seven trade associates representing all facets of horticulture and landscape industries. GreenCo members are committed to water conservation and industry-wide best management practices as being the ideal way of doing business.  The … Continue reading

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Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage our plants. But now is the time to get plants in shape before the storms of winter. … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds us through soaring temps that we need … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for showers, washing clothes and keeping … Continue reading

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