Gardens

Flowering Plants for Mother’s Day

May 10, 2014
Give mom plants for Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is traditionally when we give mom flowers and giving her planted ones means she can enjoy them all season long. And remember that...

Will You Be Working in Your Garden This Weekend?

April 04, 2014
Gardening between storms Yesterday’s snow along the Front Range reminds us that there are a few more flakes and frosts ahead of us before growing season is officially here.  ...

Create and Protect Spring Color

March 29, 2014
Throughout much of Colorado April is the shoulder season for spring color. At lower elevations and in protected areas, the early bulbs of spring are popping up to paint the first...

Can You Plant Perennials in March?

March 15, 2014
This week one of our readers wrote and said she’d been to a large warehouse store, saw the big display of packaged bare-root perennials and couldn’t resist the temptation to buy...

Are You Ready to Plant?

March 09, 2014
At last, spring really is just around the corner and it’s about time to plant the first seeds of this year’s garden. Depending on the altitude and whether you have a warm...

What’s The Vibe in Your Yard?

March 09, 2014
Our yards say something to us when we turn into the driveway at night – and they also say something about us to others who drive or walk past.   They welcome us home with a...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...

What Does Your Yard Need Now?

October 25, 2013
Late fall lawn care will reward you next spring   It’s a warm weekend ahead, so get out there and love your lawn.   Halloween is an annual benchmark that before we...

Have You Tucked Your Garden In For Winter?

October 18, 2013
Wrap it up, tuck it in Before calling this growing season quits, we need to clean up the garden and do what it takes to get it properly tucked in for winter – and a strong recovery...

October is About Fall Color

October 04, 2013
October is about fall color  Do you have to look across the street to see the bright and earthy colors that say it’s fall?  If your yard is missing fall color, take note of...