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It’s too soon to plant the tender annual varieties – tomatoes, peppers, and so on.  But now is a great time to prep and plan the garden you will soon enjoy. To make your garden even more sustainable this year, consider these tips: Early, cool season crops include carrots, radishes, lettuce and spinach. Seeds can…

March is historically Colorado’s snowiest month. And with the ‘bomb cyclone’ having affected much of Colorado last week, it’s likely that your trees and shrubs need some extra care right now. Deep snowfalls, especially the ones during spring, tend to be heavier and wetter than powdery winter snows. The snow load can break tree limbs,…

In August 2016, a new law allowed Colorado residents to install a rain barrel on residential properties. If you’ve been using a rain barrel, it’s the time to think about taking it out of winter storage and preparing it for the 2019 season. Clean it up, make sure the ground is level where you place…

Here in Colorado, we are fortunate to have plenty of sunshine, which allows us to enjoy our outdoor spaces often. If you enjoy digging in the dirt of your garden, cooking with friends and family on the patio, or playing with the kids outside, now is the time to think about the outdoor space you…

These late-winter days can be a good time to prune most trees. At the close of the dormant season–just before spring growth begins—is a prime time for pruning. Unless there are serious issues or damage to the tree, pruning should be a simple cleanup task. Remove dead branches, limbs that hang too low over sidewalks,…

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