Residential

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!...

June – Great Outdoors Month 2016

June 01, 2016
The State and National Park of our country represent our natural heritage. Great Outdoors Month takes place from May to July and is an event filled with fun and exciting outdoor activities...

Tip of the Week! Coming Soon Rain Barrels in Your Garden

May 31, 2016
Rain barrels will soon be legal in Colorado thanks to a bill Governor Hickenlooper signed earlier this month. Following are the 5 W’s about rain barrels and a little more:...

Andrew Skurman – Contemporary Classical Lecture

May 27, 2016
  Award winning Architect Andrew Skurman provided an illustrated lecture on his firm’s first monograph publication, Contemporary Classical , held at the Cherry Creek Country...

Tip of the Week! Sometimes it’s OK to Break the Rules

May 26, 2016
We’ve pined away all winter long to see green grass and smell the petunias – and our moment is finally here. We passed the date of last frost a few days ago and now we can get...