Trades

Tip of the Week! Top Plants in 2017

February 13, 2017
Just like 2017 is the year of the rooster in the Chinese calendar, 2017 also has a designated bulb, perennial, annual and edible. While a national designation, these “2017 Year...

Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

December 23, 2016
  Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving...

Innovative Water Features – H2O Will Never Look the Same

December 07, 2016
Powered then by gravitational forces and animals to provide pumping of water… Powered by steam engines… Powered by electricity… Powered now by alternate solar…...

Landscaping Industry – Growing & Growing & Growing …

November 04, 2016
Business is blooming for the landscape industry! Being a professional in the landscape industry gives you the ability to touch lives in many profound ways. You take a leadership role in...

Rural Landscape Planning – Taking a Proactive Approach

October 18, 2016
According to current statistics, Colorado’s population is expected to grow in excess of over 3 million by year 2050.  The US Department of Agriculture reports that rural areas contain...

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...

Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

August 24, 2016
Bolting lettuce is flowering lettuce – but in a sense, that lettuce is also running away. It’s bolting from the growing season when we pick and enjoy it in our salads –...

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...

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...

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...