Ideas/Trends

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.    – John F. Kennedy

Fall is when we need to start paying attention to the moisture our trees need to survive the months ahead. Trees are the most valuable elements of our landscapes and we need to be ready to water them this fall and winter. In the Denver metro area, October 2018 received less than 1 inch of…

If you mow your leaves and leave them on top of the lawn, you will save yourself time and back-breaking work raking, bagging and pulling heavy bags out to the curb. You will help to cut down the 8 million tons of leaves that end up in landfills nationwide each autumn. In landfills, leaves create…

Some autumn colors and plants that aren’t as sensitive to frost damage as others are. We often have a frost followed by lots of warm days, so we need flowers and foliage that are hardier than those we use during the summer months. Pansies will tolerate some frost and keep on giving us color right…

Bulb planting is an easy-to-ignore fall chore because we don’t see the results right away. Nevertheless, if you want to enjoy the first flowers of spring next season, now is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Even though it’s pumpkin season, take some time to plant the flowers you’ll love to see in your garden…

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