Gardens

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...

The benefits of an outdoor living space| Tip of the Week

November 26, 2021
Over the last couple of years, many of us have spent more time than ever in our yards. When you were giving thanks yesterday, we hope that you spent a moment appreciating all that your...

Why you need to wrap young trees | Tip of the Week

November 05, 2021
Were you one of the many people who planted new trees during the pandemic? If you've got a young tree with thin bark, you should consider wrapping it for the winter. In this blog post we...

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 prepare for frost in Colorado | Tip of the Week

October 22, 2021
Its been warm this week, but along the Front Range another frost like we had last week could come with little notice at any time. If you haven't yet winterized your sprinkler system, do...

How to Compost now for spring | Tip of the Week things you need to know about composting

October 08, 2021
If you took a cue from last week's tip and mulched your leaves, you might have some extra leaf mulch in your yard. Or maybe you cleaned up your garden and have some plant material left...

How to mulch leaves | Tip of the Week

October 01, 2021
Forget the dreaded feeling of dragging out the rake and trash bags to clock in some hours to get rid of those crunchy fallen leaves. What if we told you that the leaves will improve your...

How to get your lawn ready for fall | Tip of the Week

September 17, 2021
It's a good time to put in some work to help your landscape stay healthy as it heads into dormancy for the winter. It's still warm, but autumn begins next week and we look forward to...

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...

What you need to know about fall planting | Tip of the Week

August 20, 2021
Want your harvest to continue into the fall? Start some leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops now. These plants aren't made for the long and intensely hot days of summer....

Heat Safety tips for veggies and gardeners | Tip of the Week

August 13, 2021
Record breaking high temperatures aren't the best conditions for growing vegetables. The heat, and smoke from wildfires, aren't good for the gardener, either. Take care of your garden...