Gardens

Help your Landscape Love your Pet

August 25, 2014
While we enjoy the outdoor ambiance in our yards, we sometimes lose track of the fact that plants we love can be downright toxic to dogs and cats.   A few plant adjustments and other...

The Emerald Ash Borer: Coming Soon to a Community Near You

August 25, 2014
The Emerald Ash Borer is a small insect that is native to Russia and China. The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species that has the ability to move quickly through a population of trees....

Gardening in August

August 21, 2014
As August winds down and cooler weather begins to sink in you may be thinking that gardening season is over. But don’t give up on gardening just yet. It is bulb planting season. August...

Columns & Coffee

August 19, 2014
The Institute of Classical Art and Architecture promotes and advocates for the classical traditions of architecture and its allied arts. The ICAA promotes the education of students,...

There’s Still Time to Plant

August 18, 2014
Mid-August when many plants are mature and looking their best is a great time to explore nearby gardens and take stock of plants you might want to add to your yard before the growing season...

Get your Herb Garden Going

August 14, 2014
Almost nothing can compare to a fresh summer meal with freshly picked herbs from the garden topping it. Fresh homegrown herbs are a great way to increase the taste of your food. Not only are...

With Kids/Pets, Deal with Mushrooms

August 11, 2014
Have you found mushrooms popping up in the lawn or other areas in your yard? If so, you may be wondering what, if anything you should do with them.  If you have children or pets,...

There’s a Snake in My… Garden

August 07, 2014
Summer is a time of enjoyment and exploration for everyone, including snakes. Many people start spotting snakes in and around their garden during the late summer months as the fall months...

Pet-Friendly Tips for Water Features

August 01, 2014
Many people think it wouldn’t be wise to put man’s best friend in the same back yard with a water feature.  Dogs being dogs, after all, there could be some damage. Yet, it is...

Water Conservation in Colorado

August 01, 2014
Colorado is considered to be a dry and arid climate, despite the increase in rainfall that the Denver area has been experiencing. Water is considered a limited resource in Colorado....

Tips for Dealing with Blight

July 31, 2014
The heat combined with higher humidity this year is leading to blight – a fungus problem.  It is most common on tomatoes, but can also impact peppers and eggplant.  It shows up...

What to Look for When Shopping for Annuals

July 31, 2014
Annuals can provide beautiful color and vibrancy to your lawn or garden. However, many people do not know what exactly to look for besides the color of the annual when shopping at a garden...