Lawn & Garden Care

Tomatoes Aren’t Ripening as Usual

August 29, 2014
This summer’s weather pattern has definitely caused problems in our gardens. Many gardeners are complaining that their tomatoes are slow to ripen.  And others have spotted mildew...

Live Chat with Expert Gardeners

August 26, 2014
There is a great opportunity for you to have your gardening questions answered by master gardeners every Monday throughout the Summer. CBC radio station is hosting on air live chats...

Help your Landscape Love your Pet

August 25, 2014
While we enjoy the outdoor ambiance in our yards, we sometimes lose track of the fact that plants we love can be downright toxic to dogs and cats.   A few plant adjustments and other...

The Emerald Ash Borer: Coming Soon to a Community Near You

August 25, 2014
The Emerald Ash Borer is a small insect that is native to Russia and China. The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species that has the ability to move quickly through a population of trees....

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....

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...

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...

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,...