Annuals & Perennials

Freshen up those tired looking flower pots for fall | Tip of the Week

September 16, 2022
Freshen Up Those Tired Looking Flowerpots for Fall It seems like summer does not want to end, but it is going to be fall in 6 days. Everyone likes to decorate their...

Time for a mid-summer makeover | Tip of the Week

July 15, 2022
Now is a good time to refresh garden areas, as some annuals have likely begun to fade. Choose some perennials that will tolerate the hot days still ahead and bring color to your garden...

Helping Plants Through a Heat Wave and Saving Water at the Same Time | Tip of the Week

July 08, 2022
Even in our high plain's region, the higher the normal heat, dryness, and extreme temperature swings of our summers can cause stress and potential damage to the garden. Even plants...

Pollinator Waterers and Shelters | Tip of the Week

June 24, 2022
Pollinators need sources of water for many purposes, including drinking. Butterflies, for example will gather and sip at shallow pools, mud puddles or even birdbaths. You can easily create one...

2022 Plants of the year | Tip of the Week

December 31, 2021
Each year, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) chooses its plants of the year in several categories: annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and edible plants. This year they also added a...

Tips on planting spring bulbs | Tip of the Week

October 29, 2021
If you haven't planted bulbs yet for next spring, there may still be time. Planting now gives them time to develop roots before the ground freezes. It's an easy project as long as you...

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 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...

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...

Sunflower Facts | Tip of the Week

May 28, 2021
There's still time to plant some sunflowers in your landscape. The National Garden Bureau named   2021 the Year of the Sunflower, and with good reason. This cheerful plant is...

How to prepare for hail | Tip of the Week

May 21, 2021
Late spring is hail season in Colorado. In this blog post, we will share with you what precautions you can take ahead of time and what you can do for plants after hail has dealt its...

3 Tips on Planning a Water-wise Landscape | Tip of the Week

March 19, 2021
It's too early to start planting, but it's a good time to make a plan for a successful landscape this year. Recent heavy snowfall was much-needed, but it has not eliminated drought in...