Lawn & Garden Care

3 quick tips to prepare for Denver's frost this week

October 08, 2019
Fall has officially arrived.  While the forecast still shows several nice days ahead, that first plant-startling night of frost is here. If you love your heirloom tomatoes,...

Tip of the week: 5 ways to prepare your landscape for fall

September 06, 2019
Even with the grass slowing down and temperatures cooling, you still need to give your landscape a little TLC to keep it healthy as we head towards its winter "hibernation"....

Tip of the week: Look out for pests

July 26, 2019
Hot days and precipitation can create a perfect environment for insects in our gardens and landscapes. Gardeners along the Front Range and high elevations should be on the lookout for...

Tip of the Week: Help your plants beat the heat

July 15, 2019
The summer heat started later this year, but July is finally earning its reputation as the hottest month of the year. if your plants have been thriving as a result of early summer...

Tip of the Week: Welcome the birds and bees to your landscape

June 17, 2019
Colorado is growing by leaps and bounds, and with new development, we can lose natural habitat for pollinators. But you can provide habitat with your own pollinator-friendly landscape....

Ornamental grasses for visual relief

May 09, 2019
Ornamental grasses are so versatile. "There are so many different colors, and a lot have changing fall colors: orange to gold to red. They have year-round interest: color in summer and...

April is lawn care month

April 15, 2019
Want a beautiful lawn? Start your landscape off right this spring. Proper maintenance will keep your personal green space in tip-top shape for relaxing or entertaining....

When is the best time to trim your trees? Now is the time.

March 11, 2019
These late-winter days can be a good time to prune most trees. At the close of the dormant season--just before spring growth begins—is a prime time for pruning. Unless...

The frost is coming

October 08, 2018
If the forecast holds, Monday night could be the first night of frost or freeze in the Denver area marking the end of the 2018 growing season. It's been a long season this...

The change in seasons means changes in your lawn care

September 13, 2018
The calendar may still say summer. But after Labor Day, the thermometer reads fall-like, especially in overnight temperatures which slow plant growth and signal autumn is...

Landscapes work for us everyday

September 04, 2018
  Even though we usually think about the sweat equity we, as busy weed-pulling and lawn-mowing humans invest in them, our landscapes do labor for us. This...

6 reasons why you should not over-react to the brown spots in your lawn

June 11, 2018
This heat wave in the 90-degree range looks like it will be with us for at least another week and many are concerned about what this means for their lawns. Some are showing signs...