Pots & Planters

It’s Fall in Colorado!

September 23, 2013
Yesterday, fall is officially here! Late September is a great time to freshen the containers and beds with brilliant color that says “fall has arrived.” Plus, recent rains...

What’s the Heat Doing to Your Yard?

September 06, 2013
Hot, hot temps well into September aren’t the norm. In a more “normal” year, we would have told you 3 weeks ago that it was time to turn down watering times on the...

Planting for Fall

August 19, 2013
Plant veggies now for late fall harvest   When we’re just now harvesting tomatoes – it’s hard to think about what we’ll harvest a...

Patio Pots Looking a Little Tired?

July 27, 2013
Have you looked closely at the containers on the porch and patio? Some plants may be looking a little straggly and others may have fried in the heat.  If so, take some time this...

Plant a Moon Garden

June 29, 2013
With the recent “Super Moon” last weekend the upcoming holiday festivities – why not plant a “Moonlit Garden” in a Pot?   If you enjoy spending Summer...

What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...

Pallet Gardening

May 13, 2013
Pallet Gardening is hot, hot, hot right now!  Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) and I will show viewers today just how easy and unique they are!   Step 1: Find a...

Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2013
I wanted to share with you ALCC’s Tip of the Week Take mom back in time  with the new annuals       The bright retro...

Per Square Foot Gardening

May 06, 2013
This Monday, May 6th, Bertha Lynn ( denverchannel.com ) and I will discuss and demonstrate how to plan and construct a Square Foot Garden. Square foot gardening is the practice of...

Unusual Containers

April 30, 2013
Unusual Containers to Plant In Phil and Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) demonstrated on Monday how creative and fun unusual containers can be for displaying your seasonal color! Even...

Gardening Trends for 2013

January 11, 2013
Fed up with the stress and complexities of modern life and more accepting of the current economic conditions, trend setters ahve dubbed 2013 “The Year of Bliss”.  Gardening...

Terrariums

December 18, 2012
Terrariums are great way to bring nature indoors by displaying plants in an artistic environment.  Terrariums are also a terrific gift idea for a gardener or nature lover this holiday...