Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

  LONGMONT – It takes a lot to rouse a Lorax, but when trees are threatened, those who speak for the them get moving.  And when that threat is a pest so destructive the Federal Government wants it gone, Loraxes near and far become an army to try and stop it. The...
Colorado Garden Tours Lift Spirits

Colorado Garden Tours Lift Spirits

  LONGMONT – With the snow, rain, and humidity gardens are geared up to produce a season of glorious color. Take advantage of the show by marking your calendars to peek behind walls and fences for ideas to apply to your landscape, courtesy of local garden tours. The...
Sleet, Snow Not a Blast for Fruit Trees

Sleet, Snow Not a Blast for Fruit Trees

  LONGMONT – Rollercoasters aren’t high on my list for fun rides and I’m not at all fond of wet, freezing weather. So the spate of hot-cold-hot at the end of April has made a rather grumpy gardener out of me as I worry about my apple trees and awakening perennials....
Flatirons Tour of Homes Starts This Weekend

Flatirons Tour of Homes Starts This Weekend

The free tour takes place May 5-6 and May 12-13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Are you making your plans for the weekend? Don’t miss the kickoff weekend of the Flatirons Tour of Homes, presented by the Flatirons Building Council of the Homebuilders Association of Metro...
Plant Sales Abound in Colorado

Plant Sales Abound in Colorado

LONGMONT – Despite teasing weather from Mother Nature, area gardeners are gearing up for a new season of planting beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and fresh vegetables. So it’s with joy that we celebrate the advent of local plant sales, each one supporting good...
Gardening to an Age-Old Beet

Gardening to an Age-Old Beet

LONGMONT – While some march to the beat of their own drum, I’d like to drum up support for the beet. Fans have been rooting for this vegetable to be crowned king of the garden, and this year, our dreams are realized: 2018 is the Year of the Beet. The National Garden...
Vibrant Villas, Colorado-Style

Vibrant Villas, Colorado-Style

  Elegant ranch homes in Superior deliver Boulder Creek’s low-maintenance lifestyle. SUPERIOR – Only one thing could make Shari Tebo and her son, a high school senior, move again: A classic, Colorado-inspired, low-maintenance home at The Villas at Calmante in...