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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…

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…

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