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…

The weather extravaganza along the Front Range has left people and plants confused over whether spring will ever arrive. When Mother Nature gets wishy-washy in the springtime, what should we expect? Fruit trees will likely not have peaches, apples or apricots this season. Crabapples: since they bloom over time, some may set fruit and survive….

We have water, but plants are still thirsty! Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snowpack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of drought. Temps in February have been well above normal statewide–as much as 16 degrees above normal in some…

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…