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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…

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…

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