Annuals & Perennials

Have Seasonal Color Deficiency?

March 09, 2014
When the sn ow covers the yard and the sky’s grey as it has been all week, it’s like living in a black and white photo. If you’re feeling as grey as the sky,...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...

It’s Fall in Colorado!

September 23, 2013
Yesterday, fall is officially here! Late September is a great time to freshen the containers and beds with brilliant color that says “fall has arrived.” Plus, recent rains...

Is Your Yard Waterlogged?

September 13, 2013
Dealing with saturated soils It’s been a long, wet week that has saturated soils and disrupted plant life.  Here are some tips to help you deal with the fallout in your yard.  ...

What’s the Heat Doing to Your Yard?

September 06, 2013
Hot, hot temps well into September aren’t the norm. In a more “normal” year, we would have told you 3 weeks ago that it was time to turn down watering times on the...

Planting for Fall

August 19, 2013
Plant veggies now for late fall harvest   When we’re just now harvesting tomatoes – it’s hard to think about what we’ll harvest a...

Patio Pots Looking a Little Tired?

July 27, 2013
Have you looked closely at the containers on the porch and patio? Some plants may be looking a little straggly and others may have fried in the heat.  If so, take some time this...

Water Bill Too High?

July 12, 2013
  If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer.  That’s when we tend to shower more often, have more clothes to wash due...

Plant a Moon Garden

June 29, 2013
With the recent “Super Moon” last weekend the upcoming holiday festivities – why not plant a “Moonlit Garden” in a Pot?   If you enjoy spending Summer...

Want to take your garden to new heights?

June 01, 2013
If you can’t grow OUT, grow UP   You might not think you have room to grow a garden – but a vertical garden can solve that problem. Oftentimes, even a...

Pretty Low-Water Perennials

May 25, 2013
Why we love perennials – they keep coming back!   Perennials are user friendly for the gardener who wants to scale back on annual planting chores.  You plant perennials once...