Get your grass in shape

BOULDER COUNTY – A long, dry winter takes its toll on many of us, so much so that the first warm rays of spring brings the realization that we’re in sub-par form for having to face the neighbors this summer. Bald spots, oddly growing tufts, and weedy edges all mean...

All American pumpkins

BOULDER COUNTY – When I plant my garden each year, two things are guaranteed to happen: I arrogantly predict which crop is going to be a beauty that year, and Mother Nature responds by turning a different crop into the blockbuster. We’ve never seen eye to eye so it...

Perennial fall chores

BOULDER COUNTY – I am not a perfect gardener.  If I were, the lingering heat wave wouldn’t bother me.  But I’m shocked at the temperatures whenever I step outside, my mind insisting that Mother Nature is going to have to use the same calendar as the rest of us, darn...