Lawn & Garden Care

Gardening in August

August 21, 2014
As August winds down and cooler weather begins to sink in you may be thinking that gardening season is over. But don’t give up on gardening just yet. It is bulb planting season. August...

There’s Still Time to Plant

August 18, 2014
Mid-August when many plants are mature and looking their best is a great time to explore nearby gardens and take stock of plants you might want to add to your yard before the growing season...

With Kids/Pets, Deal with Mushrooms

August 11, 2014
Have you found mushrooms popping up in the lawn or other areas in your yard? If so, you may be wondering what, if anything you should do with them.  If you have children or pets,...

Water Conservation in Colorado

August 01, 2014
Colorado is considered to be a dry and arid climate, despite the increase in rainfall that the Denver area has been experiencing. Water is considered a limited resource in Colorado....

Is Your Garden getting too Much Water?

July 31, 2014
Many areas across Colorado have recently been experiencing an increase in rainfall. Rainy days are great for conserving water depending upon how much rainfall your area receives. Your lawn,...

Why are There so Many Spiders?

July 31, 2014
The middle to end of July marks the beginning of monsoon weather in Colorado. This year, the El Nino cycle will force moisture from coastal regions up over the mountains creating massive...

What to Look for When Shopping for Annuals

July 31, 2014
Annuals can provide beautiful color and vibrancy to your lawn or garden. However, many people do not know what exactly to look for besides the color of the annual when shopping at a garden...

Tips for Dealing with Blight

July 31, 2014
The heat combined with higher humidity this year is leading to blight – a fungus problem.  It is most common on tomatoes, but can also impact peppers and eggplant.  It shows up...

DIY Composting

July 22, 2014
Colorado’s poor soil conditions can make gardening a challenging task. One of the best ways any gardener can improve their garden’s soil conditions is to add organic matter to the...

Yard Safety Tips: For You and Your Pets

July 18, 2014
We think of our yards as the safe haven:  It’s where the dog romps and the kids can run barefoot in the sheer delight of summer.  This safe haven for your family could...

It’s Time to Check Out the Sprinklers

July 18, 2014
Most of us run our sprinkler system overnight, so we never really see whether the system is operating properly or not. With temps about to hit the 90-degree range, it’s a smart...

New to Colorado Gardening? What You Need to Know

July 18, 2014
If you are a newcomer to our beautiful state we would like to welcome you with a little advice that may help ease you into gardening in Colorado. The Weather: Colorado has lower levels of...