Gardens

Preserve your fall harvest

October 02, 2018
For at least another week, it appears there will be no frost warning along the Front Range, so vegetables can be left to continue ripening if they are not yet ready to pick....

Get your fall color planted

September 18, 2018
Even though we're still in 90-degree days, we can feel fall in the air and know the seasons are changing.   It's time to get in sync with the autumn colors...

The telling signs of heat stress on the produce in your garden

August 22, 2018
  This growing season has had more than its share of heat-filled days. Our hot days and warm evenings don't always grow the best veggies. Tomatoes, in...

Get a head start on Spring

August 13, 2018
  Plant now to give plants a head start next spring. Late summer and early fall provide us with a great time to add plants in our yards. Most of the real heat...

Happy Pollinator Week

June 19, 2018
Once again, Governor Hickenlooper has officially proclaimed the third week of June - next week - to be Pollinator Week in Colorado. If you would like to make your yard more inviting to...

Tip of the Week: Pretty plants that don't guzzle water

June 04, 2018
In Colorado, we love our landscapes and we are spending more time outdoors where we can enjoy them. With so much of our state in drought conditions and under water restrictions,...

Tip of the Week: Give Mom flowers in 2018's trending colors

May 13, 2018
  Frost appears to be out of the forecast which makes Mother's Day a great time to give mom plants she can enjoy outside beginning right now. Hot 2018 trends in...

Tip of the Week: Mail-order mite kills bindweed

May 09, 2018
  If you've gardened for even a few weeks in Colorado, you probably have a serious dislike for bindweed. It looks like a miniature version of morning glory that...

Tip of the Week: 10 Things to do to get a great garden

May 01, 2018
  Successful veggie gardens don't have to be complicated or exotic. A great garden grows, is harvested and enjoyed by a gardener who knows and follows 10 basic...

Tip of the Week: Pay Attention to What you buy and Apply

April 05, 2018
  As the gardening season takes off, many of us will be off to the hardware store and garden center for products to control pests and weeds and to fertilize our plants. What...

Tip of the Week: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

July 08, 2017
These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as...

3 Ways We Can Save You Money (And Water) On Your Irrigation

June 08, 2017
In order to maintain a healthy landscape here in the hot and dry climate of Denver, Colorado, it is an absolute necessity to irrigate. There are many forms of irrigation, ranging from using a...