Gardens

How to prepare for a spring snowstorm | Tip of the Week

March 12, 2021
It's still winter - spring officially begins March 20 - and heavy snowfall predicted this weekend is a reminder that despite the change in season, March is historically...

The benefits of teaching children to garden | Tip of the Week

March 05, 2021
Children who grow their own vegetables are five times more likely to eat them according to a 2015 study. Whether it's at school or at home, gardening can benefit their health and...

Have you started your 2021 landscape plans? | Tip of the Week

February 19, 2021
After the recent deep freeze, it's hard to believe that spring is just at month away. If you enjoy digging in the dirt of your garden, cooking with friends and family on the patio...

5 Tips on how to protect your plants in a deep freeze | Tip of the week

February 12, 2021
The forecast predicts overnight temperatures in the single digits this weekend. Are your plants protected? In this blog, we will share tips on how to protect your indoor and outdoor plants...

What you need to know about soil | Tip of the Week

February 05, 2021
If you're building a house, you need a solid foundation. The same goes for building a landscape. Soil serves as the foundation, so it pays to focus on creating a quality foundation...

What are plant hardiness zones | Tip of the Week

January 29, 2021
It's often said that the key to successful, sustainable plants is putting the right plant in the right place. But first, you need to know your place. In this blog post we will tell you...

Why you should plan your spring garden now | Tip of the Week

January 15, 2021
Winter officially began just a few weeks ago, but it's already time to think about what you want in your garden this summer. In this post, we will tell you why you should start...

2021 Plants of the Year | Tip of the Week

January 01, 2021
The National Garden Bureau once again chose five plants of the year. For 2021, they have chosen hibiscus (shrub), monarda or bee balm (perennial), hyacinth (bulb crop), garden bean...

How to incorporate 2021's Pantone Color of the year into your landscape | Tip of the Week

December 11, 2020
This week, Pantone announced that it had chosen two colors for 2021 Color of the Year . Pantone chose them as colors of a solid foundation (Ultimate Gray, reminiscent of rocks or...

Tip of the Week: Did you plant your spring bulbs yet? Here are some bulb planting tips.

October 16, 2020
This fall's mild temperatures gives us an opportunity to plant now for a beautiful landscape next year. It's a good time to get bulbs into the ground for spring color. Choose...

Tip of the Week: Why you should compost your yard waste

October 02, 2020
As the growing season winds down and you prepare your landscape for winter, you may find yourself with a lot of yard waste. Instead of bagging it and tossing it into the garbage, why...

Planting Mid-summer in Colorado

July 31, 2020
Now is a good time to refresh those annuals that have likely begun to fade. For the hot days still ahead, choose perennials that will tolerate the heat and bring color to your harden...