Lawn & Garden Care

Identify Problems and Protect the Trees | Tip of the Week

August 05, 2022
Learn what is damaging your tree, and how to stop it. Distinguish between plant damage brought on by diseases, insects, or a nutrient deficiency. Learn to identify these pests and how...

Manage Japanese Beetles | Tip of the Week

July 29, 2022
Japanese beetles have descended upon many Front Range communities. These exotic pests love many of our favorite plants, including roses, Virginia creeper, sunflowers, and green bean...

Time for a mid-summer makeover | Tip of the Week

July 15, 2022
Now is a good time to refresh garden areas, as some annuals have likely begun to fade. Choose some perennials that will tolerate the hot days still ahead and bring color to your garden...

Helping Plants Through a Heat Wave and Saving Water at the Same Time | Tip of the Week

July 08, 2022
Even in our high plain's region, the higher the normal heat, dryness, and extreme temperature swings of our summers can cause stress and potential damage to the garden. Even plants...

2022 Plants of the year | Tip of the Week

December 31, 2021
Each year, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) chooses its plants of the year in several categories: annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and edible plants. This year they also added a...

The benefits of an outdoor living space| Tip of the Week

November 26, 2021
Over the last couple of years, many of us have spent more time than ever in our yards. When you were giving thanks yesterday, we hope that you spent a moment appreciating all that your...

Tips on planting spring bulbs | Tip of the Week

October 29, 2021
If you haven't planted bulbs yet for next spring, there may still be time. Planting now gives them time to develop roots before the ground freezes. It's an easy project as long as you...

How to prepare for frost in Colorado | Tip of the Week

October 22, 2021
Its been warm this week, but along the Front Range another frost like we had last week could come with little notice at any time. If you haven't yet winterized your sprinkler system, do...

Preparing your trees for winter | Tip of the Week

October 15, 2021
It takes a little effort to help your landscape ease into the fall and winter. Hopefully you've already winterized your irrigation system or schedule your sprinkler blowout. If not, take...

How to mulch leaves | Tip of the Week

October 01, 2021
Forget the dreaded feeling of dragging out the rake and trash bags to clock in some hours to get rid of those crunchy fallen leaves. What if we told you that the leaves will improve your...

How to get your lawn ready for fall | Tip of the Week

September 17, 2021
It's a good time to put in some work to help your landscape stay healthy as it heads into dormancy for the winter. It's still warm, but autumn begins next week and we look forward to...

How to plant a fall container garden | Tip of the Week

September 10, 2021
Last week we talked about planting now for next spring. If you want some seasonal color now, try a fall-themed container garden. You can make your own decorative creation with traditional...