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Tip of The Week! Keep Your Flowers A Few Days Longer

October 12, 2016
It’s Getting Frosty Outside! Fall is in the air and frost may soon be on the pumpkin. We’re into those glorious crisp and clear days of fall when there could be frost...

Tip of The Week! Flowering Plants & Herbs for The Indoors

September 28, 2016
The health effects of keeping plants indoors is well proven. They clear away pollutants such as household VOC’s, provide oxygen and with their beauty add to our sense of peace and...

Tip of the Week! 6 Hardy Trees for Small Spaces

September 14, 2016
With Saturday, September 10 being National Planting Day, this weekend could be a good time to shop for hardy trees that can spiff up your landscape. Plant Select® has 3 small deciduous...

The Green Industries of Colorado and Supportive Legislation Needs Your Help

September 08, 2016
The Green Industries of Colorado is an alliance of seven trade associates representing all facets of horticulture and landscape industries. GreenCo members are committed to water...

Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

August 12, 2016
Heavy fall snow pushed this tree over. When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage...

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...

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...