Annuals & Perennials

Red Idea Alley Festival

August 25, 2016
As a thank you to the amazing community of entrepreneurs, businesses, and others who help make Boulder such a great place to do business in the Natural Products industry, we’re excited...

Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

August 24, 2016
Bolting lettuce is flowering lettuce – but in a sense, that lettuce is also running away. It’s bolting from the growing season when we pick and enjoy it in our salads –...

Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

August 12, 2016
Heavy fall snow pushed this tree over. When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage...

Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

July 29, 2016
In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds...

Japanese Beetles – The New Plant Invader

July 12, 2016
Close encounter of the most destructive kinds.  Courtesy of Herb Gardens The Japanese Beetle was first found in the United Stated in 1916 near Riverton, New Jersey.  They are...

Tip of the Week! How to Get Your Lawn Through The Heat Wave

July 08, 2016
We’re in the middle of another long stint of 90+ degree days and many lawns are definitely showing signs of stress. But before you pour on more water, make sure you are not already...

Tip of the Week! Beware: Insects are Invading

July 01, 2016
                Our run of sunny days hitting 90 degrees and higher plus rainy evenings has created an explosion of insects in...

Tip of the Week! Give Thirsty Pollinators a Drink Without Drowning Them

June 30, 2016
One of the problems that traditional bird baths and outdoor water features have is that bees and other small pollinators try to perch on the sides, and lose their balance. Often their...

Green Roofs – Trending in the New Millennium

June 24, 2016
              Green Roofs also known as “euro roofs” have been seen gracing industrial buildings dating back as far as 1935.   It...

Tip of The Week! Mulch is Good for Your Landscape

June 15, 2016
As the Front Range heads into the first heat wave of the season, we know our plants will be thirstier and of course, we’ll be watering them more. When we crank up the water, we...

Is Your Landscaping Tax Deductible?

June 10, 2016
                              Tax time is generally everyone’s favorite time of the year!...