Lawn & Garden Care

Were you hit by hail?

May 23, 2014
The growing season is off to a rough start with hail pelting many areas along the Front Range . With this being just the beginning of the hail season throughout Colorado,...

How to Deal with Winter Burn

May 16, 2014
Brown foliage on evergreen trees and shrubs could be a sign of winter burn.   When outer needles of evergreen trees and leaves on broadleaf evergreens turn brown, especially on the...

Get Your Lawn Off to a Healthy Start

May 16, 2014
The season of graduation celebrations, weddings and other backyard events is upon us – and the lawn needs to look good for the party. Making the lawn attractive may not seem...

7 Lawn Care Myths Dispelled

April 11, 2014
Did you know that April is National Lawn Care Month? And that makes mid-April a good time to dispel some common myths about lawn care so you can get your lawn off to the best...

Tips and Checklist for Tree Planting and Care

April 10, 2014
Pick the right tree for your area. There are many regional differences and specific microclimates within your property – that’s where our expert designers and tree care...

Can You Plant Perennials in March?

March 15, 2014
This week one of our readers wrote and said she’d been to a large warehouse store, saw the big display of packaged bare-root perennials and couldn’t resist the temptation to buy...

Coping Skills for Spring Snows

March 09, 2014
Springtime in the Rockies is usually a roller-coaster ride of nice days with warmer temps and colder days that bring heavy snows. And March, as we all know, tends to be the snowiest...

What’s The Vibe in Your Yard?

March 09, 2014
Our yards say something to us when we turn into the driveway at night – and they also say something about us to others who drive or walk past.   They welcome us home with a...

Got the Scoop on Dirt?

January 31, 2014
Pre-season garden work that pays off “Dirt,” “soil” – whatever you call it, some of us like to dig in with our own hands and others would rather have...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...