Home composting

Home composting

Trees are beginning to lose their leaves, your garden plants are done and if you don’t have access to commercial composting pickup, you may want to try composting in your yard. Composting is not as difficult or as time consuming as you think. Composting provides...
Fall garden tasks

Fall garden tasks

It’s hard to believe but September is upon us. Nighttime temperatures are dropping, and leaves are slowly beginning to change.

Share Garden Harvests to Help Others 

Share Garden Harvests to Help Others 

Kind hearted people see need in their communities and want to help, but a handful move into action to help solve problems too great for one act to overcome. The folks at Fresh Food Connect and Boulder Food Rescue felt the pull to take action years ago to combat hunger locally and throughout the state of Colorado. 

Who is Eating My Garden?

Who is Eating My Garden?

You planted and cared for your garden but before you harvest the produce, someone else has been enjoying the fruits of your labor. In addition to insects, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, deer and elk find our gardens a great banquet.

Is It Too Late to Plant?

Is It Too Late to Plant?

We turned to Susan Pope, a local farmer and owner of Pope Farms Produce & Garden Center in Greeley, for some late-summer gardening advice.

June is Colorado Pollinator Month

June is Colorado Pollinator Month

As the heat sets in and our early spring flowers fade and give way to summer blooms and vegetable gardens, you might have pollination on your mind. If not, maybe you should!

Living Soil

Living Soil

One of the pleasures of spring is digging in the soil and that earthy smell but how much do we really know about the soil beneath our feet.

Rose Care

Rose Care

Our roses don’t have many problems here in Colorado compared to other places, but a few problems crop up each year for gardeners.

Plan to Conserve Water this Year

Don’t waste water. Recent downpours, in some areas of Colorado, have resulted in the Rocky Mountain Sod Growers once again stressing water conservation.

Active and Passive Rainwater Harvesting

Active and Passive Rainwater Harvesting

As the gardening season gets into full swing and you’re looking at your landscape with fresh eyes, it is a great time to reassess what worked last year, what didn’t, and perhaps start trying out some new ideas. Enter, rainwater harvesting!

Cheatgrass

Cheatgrass

It’s that grass whose seeds get caught in your shoes and socks when you go hiking, cheatgrass (aka. Downy brome Bromus tectorum, Japanese brome Bromus japonicus) is a winter annual List C noxious weed in Colorado.