Lawn & Garden Care

Tip of the Week! Time to Prune Tomatoes

August 04, 2016
Zucchini and peas are pick-able in our gardens now. But otherwise, we’re in the summer stall – waiting for the majority of our plants to ripen for the harvest. Besides watering...

Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

July 29, 2016
In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds...

Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

July 21, 2016
Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we...

Tip of the Week! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

July 19, 2016
If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for...

Japanese Beetles – The New Plant Invader

July 12, 2016
Close encounter of the most destructive kinds.  Courtesy of Herb Gardens The Japanese Beetle was first found in the United Stated in 1916 near Riverton, New Jersey.  They are...

Tip of the Week! How to Get Your Lawn Through The Heat Wave

July 08, 2016
We’re in the middle of another long stint of 90+ degree days and many lawns are definitely showing signs of stress. But before you pour on more water, make sure you are not already...

Tip of the Week! Beware: Insects are Invading

July 01, 2016
                Our run of sunny days hitting 90 degrees and higher plus rainy evenings has created an explosion of insects in...

Tip of the Week! Give Thirsty Pollinators a Drink Without Drowning Them

June 30, 2016
One of the problems that traditional bird baths and outdoor water features have is that bees and other small pollinators try to perch on the sides, and lose their balance. Often their perch...

Green Roofs – Trending in the New Millennium

June 24, 2016
              Green Roofs also known as “euro roofs” have been seen gracing industrial buildings dating back as far as 1935.   It has...

Tip of the Week! Cooling Down a Heat Wave

June 21, 2016
When temps hit the ’90s, lawns start to stress. That is because most of our Colorado lawns are bluegrass, a cool season grass which doesn’t much care for heat waves. When we...

Tip of The Week! Mulch is Good for Your Landscape

June 15, 2016
As the Front Range heads into the first heat wave of the season, we know our plants will be thirstier and of course, we’ll be watering them more. When we crank up the water, we should...

Is Your Landscaping Tax Deductible?

June 10, 2016
                              Tax time is generally everyone’s favorite time of the year!...