Lawn & Garden Care

How Do You Mulch?

December 16, 2014
Written by Soils Matter Wednesday, December 10, 2014   Soil is science and what you put on top of soil matters. If you need to get that point across to clients, you can lean on...

What About Those Leaves?

October 24, 2014
Did you know that leaves really don’t “turn” color per se?   The colors we see in fall leaves have actually been there all season long!    In the fall when the...

Pumpkins, the Quintessential Fall Vegetable

October 17, 2014
When many people think of the Fall season they think of carving pumpkins, spooky Halloween costumes, and brightly colored trees. Pumpkins are an essential part of the Fall season. Besides...

Time to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter

October 10, 2014
Veggie growth in most edible gardens is about done because of the cooler night-time temps and fewer hours of daylight.   With less going on, it’s time to think about fall clean-up....

Fall Composting

October 08, 2014
With the Fall season well underway many people are setting aside their weekends to clean up their gardens and prepare their home for cooler weather. When you are cleaning up your garden it...

Dip, Duck, Doge, and Divide!

October 07, 2014
The Fall season is a great time to divide the beautiful perennials in your garden. Dividing your perennials is a great way to revive older plants while at the same time creating brand new...

Fall is When you Need to Love Your Lawn

September 26, 2014
                    Our bare feet enjoy it.  The dog rolls around on it.  The soccer kids kick it.  But as long...

The Grass Doesn’t Always Have to be Greener

September 26, 2014
 Colorful ornamental grasses can be a great addition to any garden. Grasses add texture as well as color. If you plant and plan correctly you can have colorful grasses blooming at different...

Attend the Fall Plant and Bulb Sale this Weekend

September 17, 2014
The beginning of the Fall season is right around the corner and there is no better time to purchase your Fall bulbs than this weekend. This weekend, September 19th- 20th the Denver...

How to Fight the Frost

September 16, 2014
The last two days of cool weather have been a wake-up call that summer is fading and fall is almost here. Many of us want to hang on to our colorful pots of annuals and the fresh basil...

Storing your Summer Crops

September 11, 2014
After a bountiful summer harvest you and your green thumb may be overwhelmed by the mass quantity of vegetables and fruit that your garden has produced. You may be wondering exactly just what...

Is Wildlife Chomping on Your Garden?

September 08, 2014
Just like Mr. McGregor, many gardeners are plagued with the likes of Peter Rabbit and other critters who are intent on feasting on their ripening gardens.  As the corn and tomatoes...