Gardens

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...

Tip of the Week: Toss Your Salad When You Plant

June 05, 2017
Make your salad tasty from the day you plant This year, be sure to plant a variety of vegetables to enjoy both this summer, and this fall. Bibb lettuce – burpee seed If you grow...

Tip of the Week: Plant When Conditions are Right

May 04, 2017
The bare root plants starting to show up now in warehouse and some hardware stores are common perennials we grow in Colorado – such as Echinacea, daisies, liatris and daylilies....

Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

April 20, 2017
That little bunny sitting out in your yard with the cute cotton tail and twitching nose could be a dangerous foe if he and his kids and cousins like the buffet served up in your landscape....

A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

April 17, 2017
Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is...