Sustainability

Our bare feet enjoy it. The dog rolls around on it. The soccer kids kick it. But as long as it’s pretty much green and mowed, we’d rather smell the flowers! Though we tend to take the lawn for granted, it is plant that serves a purpose and needs attention. Just 55 sq. ft. of…

We’re predicted to have some hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as plant-loving gardeners to help our plants beat the heat. Following are 3 things we SHOULD do – and 3 things we should NOT do – to help veggies keep their cool. #1…

Through ongoing development, Colorado lost the equivalent of one football field of open space every 2 ½ minutes during a recent decade, per researchers at Colorado State University. Natural habitat being lost for many types of wildlife puts pressure on our urban landscapes to help fill the nature gap. More and more, our landscapes are…

Colorado’s temps are about to take a polar deep dive to hit digits below zero. Do you know the one quick measure you can take to protect them today while it’s still balmy? And did you know houseplants may need protection too? The #1 thing to do: mulch your plants. If a deep freeze hits…

Finally snow, but not enough moisture! Did you know that 8 of first measurable snowfalls in Denver during the last 10 years took place in October? And we’ve already passed all but one of the November first-snow dates. Lack of moisture isn’t just a Front Range scenario, either. In the high country resorts continue to…