Patience is the key to planting

Patience is the key to planting

The cool, wet weather we’ve been enjoying has had gardeners impatiently waiting for the soil to warm and the skies to stop peppering us with hail so our plants can finally go outside.

Plan to conserve water this year

Plan to conserve water this year

Recent downpours, in some areas of the state, have resulted in the Rocky Mountain Sod Growers (RMSG) once again stressing water conservation moving into the growing season.

Loveland Roofing offers a local solution for storm damage

Loveland Roofing offers a local solution for storm damage

Seasonality in Northern Colorado is one of the things that makes living here appealing – long, snowy winters and short, hot summers. But our mixture of altitude and weather also makes us the second-worst spot for hail damage claims in the United States.

Grow to fight hunger

Grow to fight hunger

Colorado Gardeners: Let’s plan for that bounty this year in order for others to eat, let’s sow for our community as well as ourselves.

Not all compost is created equally

Not all compost is created equally

I spoke with Landscape Designer, Shanti Schultz of Love in Bloom and asked if she prefers plant or manure-based compost for her projects. She said that for vegetables, fruit trees and lawns she likes to use manure, and for ornamental beds she prefers plant based.

Seed labels

Seed labels

We are told to read labels and instructions on just about everything we purchase whether it is a new cell phone, food or pesticide. This is also the case with seed.

How to design a stunning spring garden

How to design a stunning spring garden

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers and if you want to get the most out of your buds, you’ll have to take the proper steps to carefully design your spring garden.

Gardeners, get ready for planting

Gardeners, get ready for planting

Spring in Colorado brings out the best and worst in gardeners, who have been pining for the warm, longer days of the growing season.

Tips for using black and white

Tips for using black and white

Black and white is not only one of the most versatile color combinations in home décor but also one of the most luxurious. Like a great dress, black and white can be dressed up or dressed down, and used in either casual or more formal spaces. What are some do’s and...