Gardens

Phil Steinhauer visits 9News to give some mid-summer vegetable garden tips

July 19, 2019
Our CEO, Phil Steinhauer, stopped by the 9NEWS backyard today to give some mid-summer tips to keep a vegetable garden looking healthy. The tips include how to recover plants from hail...

Tip of the Week: Help your plants beat the heat

July 15, 2019
The summer heat started later this year, but July is finally earning its reputation as the hottest month of the year. if your plants have been thriving as a result of early summer...

Tip of the Week: Welcome the birds and bees to your landscape

June 17, 2019
Colorado is growing by leaps and bounds, and with new development, we can lose natural habitat for pollinators. But you can provide habitat with your own pollinator-friendly landscape....

Plan and plant a more sustainable garden

April 01, 2019
It's too soon to plant the tender annual varieties -- tomatoes, peppers, etc. But now is the time to prep and plan the garden you will soon enjoy. To make your garden even...

Soil is key to a successful landscape

February 04, 2019
  Not all soil is created equal. Soil serves many important functions in an ecosystem. In your landscape, soil is the medium in which your plants grow....

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...