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Free Days in Denver

July 22, 2014
The Denver Botanic Gardens were formed in 1951 by the Denver government and in 1952 100 acres were designated for the Botanic Gardens. From its’ infancy the Botanic Gardens of Denver set...

DIY Composting

July 22, 2014
Colorado’s poor soil conditions can make gardening a challenging task. One of the best ways any gardener can improve their garden’s soil conditions is to add organic matter to the...

New to Colorado Gardening? What You Need to Know

July 18, 2014
If you are a newcomer to our beautiful state we would like to welcome you with a little advice that may help ease you into gardening in Colorado. The Weather: Colorado has lower levels of...

Yard Safety Tips: For You and Your Pets

July 18, 2014
We think of our yards as the safe haven:  It’s where the dog romps and the kids can run barefoot in the sheer delight of summer.  This safe haven for your family could...

It’s Time to Check Out the Sprinklers

July 18, 2014
Most of us run our sprinkler system overnight, so we never really see whether the system is operating properly or not. With temps about to hit the 90-degree range, it’s a smart...

Is Your Landscape a Wildscape?

June 18, 2014
You might not want to coax a bumblebee onto your finger like you would a ladybug -->– but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invite Mrs. Bumblebee into your yard. After...

Are you tossing your salad when you plant?

June 06, 2014
Take the same basic ingredients as always – basil, tomatoes and lettuce – but this year, toss the salad plants and herbs into a different growing pattern.    Plant...

Want Stunning Containers?

May 30, 2014
More than just a pot of petunias The warming weather says “patio season” – time to dress up the patio with containers full of flowers.  To make a stunning...

Were you hit by hail?

May 23, 2014
The growing season is off to a rough start with hail pelting many areas along the Front Range . With this being just the beginning of the hail season throughout Colorado,...

Get Your Lawn Off to a Healthy Start

May 16, 2014
The season of graduation celebrations, weddings and other backyard events is upon us – and the lawn needs to look good for the party. Making the lawn attractive may not seem like...

Now is the Time to Plant

May 16, 2014
The night-time lows for the next week are up to 40-50 degrees along the Front Range .  These warm nights combined with still warmer day-time temps mean the soil is warming up and ready...

How to Deal with Winter Burn

May 16, 2014
Brown foliage on evergreen trees and shrubs could be a sign of winter burn.   When outer needles of evergreen trees and leaves on broadleaf evergreens turn brown, especially on the...