Gardens

Celebrate Pollinator Week | Tip of the Week

June 18, 2021
Next week is Pollinator Week,  when we celebrate all that the many types of pollinators -- bees, butterflies, birds, bats, flies and more -- do for us. Remember that when it's hot...

5 Benefits of Mulch | Tip of the Week

June 04, 2021
It's getting warmer across Colorado, and our plants will need more water. But just because the drought is over on the Front Range -- for now -- doesn't mean we shouldn't still try...

Sunflower Facts | Tip of the Week

May 28, 2021
There's still time to plant some sunflowers in your landscape. The National Garden Bureau named   2021 the Year of the Sunflower, and with good reason. This cheerful plant is...

How to prepare for hail | Tip of the Week

May 21, 2021
Late spring is hail season in Colorado. In this blog post, we will share with you what precautions you can take ahead of time and what you can do for plants after hail has dealt its...

How to control weeds | Tip of the Week

May 14, 2021
Keep weeds in check What is a weed? It's any plant that grows where we don't want it. Often, they are non-native, potentially invasive plants that can outgrow and crowd...

Gift a container garden | Tip of the Week

May 07, 2021
Cut flowers fade and die soon after giving them. Why not give Mom - or any special person in your life - a gift that will give them joy for more than a week? In this blog, we will give you...

How to maintain a healthy lawn | Tip of the Week

April 30, 2021
A little tough love now will benefit your lawn throughout the growing season. Springtime is when grass grows its feeder roots that will capture water all season long. Later it will grow more...

How to Remove Noxious Weeds | Tip of the Week

April 23, 2021
Bindweed might look like a miniature version of morning glory, but it is a nuisance that seems like it can bake over a garden almost overnight. It is very difficult to control once...

3 Tips for planting pansies | Tip of the Week

April 09, 2021
After recent snows gave them a dose of moisture, and with temperatures heating up along the Front Range, early spring bulbs are popping up in landscapes and giving us a hint of the...

How to prepare your garden tools for spring | Tip of the Week

April 02, 2021
Itching to get out and work in the yard? Planting time really is just around the corner. While you wait until the threat of freeze is over, there are plenty of ways to prepare for the growing...

How to garden without pain | Tip of the Week

March 26, 2021
Gardening and landscape care can be a healthy hobby that helps us get outdoors and moving around. But proper form is important to avoid discomfort or injury.  Vary activities and...

3 Tips on Planning a Water-wise Landscape | Tip of the Week

March 19, 2021
It's too early to start planting, but it's a good time to make a plan for a successful landscape this year. Recent heavy snowfall was much-needed, but it has not eliminated drought in...