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Why you need landscape lighting | Tip of the Week

September 24, 2021
Imagine yourself relaxing on the terrace with a mug of tea or apple cider as you enjoy the cooler nights of autumn in Colorado. But fumbling in the dark with a mug of hot liquid is not a...

How to get your lawn ready for fall | Tip of the Week

September 17, 2021
It's a good time to put in some work to help your landscape stay healthy as it heads into dormancy for the winter. It's still warm, but autumn begins next week and we look forward to...

How to plant a fall container garden | Tip of the Week

September 10, 2021
Last week we talked about planting now for next spring. If you want some seasonal color now, try a fall-themed container garden. You can make your own decorative creation with traditional...

How to plant plants in Late Summer and Fall | Tip of the Week

September 03, 2021
The hottest days of summer are over, and things should be cooling down soon. It's a good time to add plants to our landscapes. Since irrigation systems will still be running for a couple...

A Letter from the ALCC President | September

September 01, 2021
For the green industry, autumn represents an ideal time to reconnect with peers, with employees and with the housekeeping tasks that we've delayed as we focused on our clients. As we head...

How to Create A Pet Friendly Yard | Tip of the Week

August 26, 2021
It’s August 26 when dog lovers celebrate National Dog Day! While we’re feeling the love for man’s best friend, we should also make sure our landscapes love our pets so...

What you need to know about fall planting | Tip of the Week

August 20, 2021
Want your harvest to continue into the fall? Start some leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops now. These plants aren't made for the long and intensely hot days of summer....

Heat Safety tips for veggies and gardeners | Tip of the Week

August 13, 2021
Record breaking high temperatures aren't the best conditions for growing vegetables. The heat, and smoke from wildfires, aren't good for the gardener, either. Take care of your garden...

How to get rid of Aphids and Japanese Beetles in your garden | Tip of the Week

August 06, 2021
Recent hot days and precipitation are a perfect combination for insects in our gardens and landscapes. Keep an eye on your garden, especially edible plants, and act on pests as soon as you...

A Letter from the ALCC President | August

August 02, 2021
I can't believe I am more than halfway through my term as ALCC President. It has been a pleasure to meet and talk with so many new faces in our industry.  As we are in the middle...

The benefit of Drip Irrigation | Tip of the Week

July 30, 2021
When your faucet drips, it wastes water. When your irrigation drips, it could be using water wisely.  In this blog post we will share the benefits of a drip irrigation system. Drip...

What is grass cycling | Tip of the Week

July 23, 2021
Emptying your grass catcher can be a hot, messy job in the heat of the summer. Save yourself the work and improve your landscape in the process by grasscycling. Leaving your grass clippings on...