Annuals & Perennials

What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...

Pallet Gardening

May 13, 2013
Pallet Gardening is hot, hot, hot right now!  Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) and I will show viewers today just how easy and unique they are!   Step 1: Find a pallet and either...

Container Gardening 101

May 13, 2013
I know that most of you probably planted up your flower pots and your seasonal color beds this weekend if it wasn’t too muddy in your lawn from the nice bit of moisture we just...

Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2013
I wanted to share with you ALCC’s Tip of the Week Take mom back in time  with the new annuals       The bright retro...

Will the Lilacs Bloom?

May 06, 2013
This is a reprint of the ALCC’s Tip of the Week published on Friday, May 3rd: Along the Front Range, snowfall on May 1st feels late for the last blast of winter.  Yet, do you...

Unusual Containers

April 30, 2013
Unusual Containers to Plant In Phil and Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) demonstrated on Monday how creative and fun unusual containers can be for displaying your seasonal color! Even...

More Spring Landscape Ideas

April 02, 2013
With more snow expected, most of us will be huddled up indoors wondering if Spring is actually here or not.  The inclement weather does offer a great opportunity to contemplate future...

Beautiful Spring Bulbs

March 28, 2013
I wanted to share a couple pictures of some a beautiful yellow daffodil and bright purple dutch iris in a Cherry Hills Village yard. Daffodil in Bloom in Cherry Hills Village...

Winter Watering Important Now!

February 01, 2013
With the words of “drought” continually in the headlines, we are faced with another tough season on our landscapes.  What can you do now?   In order to help your plants survive...

Gardening Trends for 2013

January 11, 2013
Fed up with the stress and complexities of modern life and more accepting of the current economic conditions, trend setters ahve dubbed 2013 “The Year of Bliss”.  Gardening...

Caring for Holiday Blooming Plants

December 18, 2012
‘Tis the season to give and receive blooming plants during the holidays.  If you receive a blooming plant as a gift, relax and enjoy its beauty.  I thought I would share 6 common...

Holiday Gifts that Grow on You

November 30, 2012
Now is the time to plan and plant flower bulbs for both holiday decoration and gifts.  The holiday season is fast approaching so time is of the essence.  Planting bulbs indoors allows for...