Fossil Creek Nursery:  50 Years and Still Growing

Fossil Creek Nursery: 50 Years and Still Growing

By Shelley Widhalm for At Home Fossil Creek Nursery started 50 years ago on an old apple orchard and today is known for its woody plants and carrying the oddities. Trees, shrubs and garden accessories help enhance outdoor spaces. (Photos courtesy Fossil Creek...
Denio West in Longmont: Efficient, Spacious and ‘Right-Sized’

Denio West in Longmont: Efficient, Spacious and ‘Right-Sized’

When Dennis Coombs and his wife, Kristen Kanard, decided to sell their beloved family home of more than three decades, they resolved to remain in Longmont. “We wanted a low-maintenance home, which will allow us to travel more for longer periods of time without worrying about whether the walks are shoveled or the lawn is mowed, but we wanted to stay in the community we love.”

Area plant sales abound

Area plant sales abound

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 causes in the community while supplying us with the flowers and foliage we crave. Take a look at area sales and the groups they support.

Are you too old to buy a home?

Are you too old to buy a home?

Many baby boomers never bought a home in their younger years and some baby boomers lost their home in the 2007 to 2012 recession. Baby boomers were born between 1944 and 1964, making them between 55 and 75 years old this year. Those baby boomers are now in their retirement years and are asking, “Am I too old to buy a home?”

The benefits of waterside living at Barefoot Lakes

The benefits of waterside living at Barefoot Lakes

Barefoot Lakes is a community built on the idea that nature experiences and lakeside living make everyday activities more unique. Located just a few miles off I-25 in Firestone, Barefoot Lakes is designed to encourage natural experiences for its residents. Whether it’s a walk on the network of trails through open space, or a picnic at the 12-acre Peninsula Park, residents and their families can engage with nature easily and daily.

The Air That You Breathe

The Air That You Breathe

The warming signs of spring are hard to ignore. The days are getting longer and crocuses are popping up. And you can’t miss the annual appearance of brightly colored flyers in your mail and stuck in the screen door.

Home on the Ranch

Home on the Ranch

Parkside at Quail Ridge offers the popular home style in three appealing models. Everyone knows the saying: your home is your castle. But really, who’s looking for castles these days? From the tiny house momentum to minimalistic tidying, people in all stages of life are taking note of the appeal of simplicity.

Markel Homes Puts Contemporary Spin on Architectural Classics

Markel Homes Puts Contemporary Spin on Architectural Classics

Ask a friend or colleague about his childhood and he’ll tell you where he grew up and what it was like to live there. You’ll hear about his family’s home, the neighborhood, the kids he hung out with and the year his mom decided the family would climb fourteen 14ers over summer vacation. Decades later, the sense of place still resonates. Images and memories come alive with the telling, some so keen they could have happened yesterday.