Gardens

How do you call “911” for the outdoors?

August 23, 2013
Responding to Mother Nature Colorado is sometimes a tough place to live and keep things growing. We braced for a serious drought from which much of the state has been (mostly)...

Planting for Fall

August 19, 2013
Plant veggies now for late fall harvest   When we’re just now harvesting tomatoes – it’s hard to think about what we’ll harvest a...

Do You Like Hummingbirds?

August 10, 2013
Flashy, low-water plants attract fly-ins!  I was just walking one of our client’s homes in Cherry Hills where we do the estate maintenance and I saw two hummingbirds flying above me!...

Plant a Moon Garden

June 29, 2013
With the recent “Super Moon” last weekend the upcoming holiday festivities – why not plant a “Moonlit Garden” in a Pot?   If you enjoy spending Summer...

Are Your Plants Wilting in the Heat?

June 14, 2013
If you need assistance with your irrigation adjustments to accomodate the heat, please contact us at 303-721-9003.  Thank you.    Have you noticed that the heat wave this...

Want to take your garden to new heights?

June 01, 2013
If you can’t grow OUT, grow UP   You might not think you have room to grow a garden – but a vertical garden can solve that problem. Oftentimes, even a...

Pretty Low-Water Perennials

May 25, 2013
Why we love perennials – they keep coming back!   Perennials are user friendly for the gardener who wants to scale back on annual planting chores.  You plant perennials once...

What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...

Per Square Foot Gardening

May 06, 2013
This Monday, May 6th, Bertha Lynn ( denverchannel.com ) and I will discuss and demonstrate how to plan and construct a Square Foot Garden. Square foot gardening is the practice of planning...

Will the Lilacs Bloom?

May 06, 2013
This is a reprint of the ALCC’s Tip of the Week published on Friday, May 3rd: Along the Front Range, snowfall on May 1st feels late for the last blast of winter.  Yet, do you...

ALCC Awards Recognition Continues

April 18, 2013
The Press Release starts by saying, “Seven South Metro Landscapes Win Excellence in Landscape Award”. Innovative Projects Demonstrate Water Conservation and Beauty Can...

More Spring Landscape Ideas

April 02, 2013
With more snow expected, most of us will be huddled up indoors wondering if Spring is actually here or not.  The inclement weather does offer a great opportunity to contemplate future...