Tips

Did you know 98 % of kids who grow their own veggies will actually eat them? That means kids wanting to eat peas, carrots, tomatoes, broccoli and maybe even spinach! This is the official word from the American Gardening Association. Gardening is catching on in schools across the country and that includes a big emphasis…

Mulch your way out of the mess! We love Colorado’s fall color, at least until it’s ankle deep in our yards. That’s when beautiful fall color looks more like a mountain of work. What’s more, the leaves from your yard combined with those from yards across the country add 8 million tons of fallen leaves…

These late week warm days are great to enjoy the warm days of autumn. One timely project for this weekend is to scope out your bulb garden. Next spring when those first flowers emerge, you’ll be glad you spent a Saturday afternoon measuring, planning and purchasing the bulbs. Do the prep work before you shop…

We’re expecting cold (38 degrees) and snow on Monday – right on schedule for October in Colorado! Here are tips for preparing your gardens for the storm: • If you want to save your plants – cover them! Water thoroughly – well-hydrated plants tolerate colder temperatures better than dry ones. Don’t forget your newly planted…

The chill in the air these last few days reminds us much cooler days – and more of them – are ahead. Still, there will be many great days to enjoy outdoor living even when there’s a chill in the air. The key to extending outdoor enjoyment beyond the balmy days of summer is as…