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Tip of the Week: Undo Post Storm Plant Damage

Late spring snows, that occur after plants have sent up flowers or leafed out, generally leave damage or destruction in their wake. Heavy snows that cling to leaves and weigh down branches cause limbs to break, push tulips to the … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of drought. Temps in February have been well above normal statewide–as … Continue reading

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Festive Pottery During the Holidays

Outdoor plant containers don’t have to be packed away until spring. Those planters that grew petunias and pansies a few months ago can be dressed up for the holidays – and beyond. Containers on the porch add a bright spot … Continue reading

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The Hazards of Ice Melt

Colorado’s recent dive into the deep freeze meant a lot of us were strewing ice melt over steps and walkways. It’s a fact of life during the Colorado winter.   While we need to protect people from slipping and falling, … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Trees from Winter Damage

The first big snowfall of the season is always a wake-up call to prepare the landscape for the winter ahead. Winterize the sprinkler system, mulch around perennials – and protect trees from snow damage.   Fortunately, in spite of our … Continue reading

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