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Help Plants Survive the Snow

February 23, 2015
The heavy snowfall predicted this weekend is a reminder that we’re heading into the season of heavy spring snows when plants may need extra TLC from their human caretakers. Deep...

Are You Growing Clean Air?

February 06, 2015
It has long been said that plants are the lungs of the earth. They produce oxygen and clean the air of toxins. Those of us who love the outdoors often report the beneficial impacts that...

What’s Alive Under Your Feet? Soil Matters.

February 06, 2015
The two most critical elements to sustaining life as we know it are water and soil. But when it comes to which one gets the spotlight, water always seems to win. It keeps the upper hand if...

Are Your Plants Dry? Probably.

February 06, 2015
This weekend marks the midpoint between two weeks of almost spring-like weather throughout much of Colorado. This weekend could also be a critical time to water plants as warm temps and...

Add More Light and Still See the Stars

January 16, 2015
Brighten the sky without hiding the stars We’re still in the long, dark days of winter. In the morning when we pull out of the driveway, it’s dark – and often the same...

What Do Plants Need in January?

January 16, 2015
Even in winter, plants need TLCEven in winter, plants need TLC If you look across your yard during the dormant season, an overgrown lawn isn’t crying out to be mowed and there...

How Do You Mulch?

December 16, 2014
Written by Soils Matter Wednesday, December 10, 2014   Soil is science and what you put on top of soil matters. If you need to get that point across to clients, you can lean on...

Denver’s Lighting Up for the Holidays

December 16, 2014
As the holidays approach us, there are many things Denver has to offer for those looking for something fun to do this holiday season. Blossoms of Light The first light exhibit that is...

How Green Do You Deck the Halls?

December 16, 2014
It’s traditional to deck the halls during the holidays with greenery dressed up with bows and lights.   There are also green paybacks to be had in your wallet and the environment...

Festive Pottery During the Holidays

December 16, 2014
Outdoor plant containers don’t have to be packed away until spring. Those planters that grew petunias and pansies a few months ago can be dressed up for the holidays – and...

The Hazards of Ice Melt

December 16, 2014
Colorado’s recent dive into the deep freeze meant a lot of us were strewing ice melt over steps and walkways. It’s a fact of life during the Colorado winter.   While we...

Protecting Your Trees from Winter Damage

December 16, 2014
The first big snowfall of the season is always a wake-up call to prepare the landscape for the winter ahead. Winterize the sprinkler system, mulch around perennials – and protect...