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If you’re yearning for spring color, take a break from the cold and find inspiration from the CSU flower trial gardens. Two winning plants from the flower trials have been named plants of the year by the National Garden Bureau. 2019 is the Year of Salvia nemorosa, a pollinator-friendly garden plant. Colorado State University named…

Holiday greetings! Many good wishes for the holiday season and the coming year.

The gardening season is long gone, and with it the aromas and flavors of seasonal herbs such as basil and rosemary. Still, we can enjoy their fresh flavors over the winter months by growing them indoors. Herbs make practical holiday gifts for gardeners and anyone who likes to cook with the freshest ingredients. You can…

Poinsettias which are the traditional plant of the holidays, are not poisonous. Studies published by the Mayo Clinic and info online from Colorado State University Extension confirm neither people nor pets will die from consuming part of a poinsettia. Their milky sap may be mildly irritating to people with sensitive skin, especially those who are…

One spark can send a dry tree up in smoke in a matter of seconds and spread fire quickly throughout the home. Watch this video to see how quickly this happens. Christmas tree fires can turn devastating and deadly within seconds. Here are 5 care tips for your fresh trees: Select a tree stand that…

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