Colorado Economy shows solid recovery

Colorado Economy shows solid recovery

Colorado businesses are primed for growth, as now halfway through 2021 signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic are strong, according a new quarterly economic report.

How trees add value to your home

How trees add value to your home

Everybody loves a majestic shade tree. It invites you to stay cool and adds dimension to your landscape. But it doesn’t stop there. Healthy, well-kept trees add to the value of your property, too.

Lawns browning from heat

Lawns browning from heat

When the heat switched on, lawns stressed, with Kentucky Bluegrass going dormant to escape the near-hundred degree temperatures. Brown spots in yards are blooming faster than the roses.

Living with the threat of wildfire

Living with the threat of wildfire

The fires in recent weeks in Routt County and Western states bringing haze to the Front Range are a huge wake-up call to be prepared, especially for those who live in the mountains and foothills where wildfire is an ongoing hazard.

As threats remain, patronage key to local produce viability

While most of Colorado is enjoying not having to wear masks in public places and finding socializing readily available, parts of society are grappling with changes in workforce, supply chains and certainty of plans for “normal” when looking into the future.

The annual weeds of summer

The annual weeds of summer

With the recent moisture and the heat of summer, summer annual weeds have sprouted and are growing in Colorado.

Thinking Huts: Building Schools Where There Are None

Thinking Huts: Building Schools Where There Are None

Is it possible to close the education gap in underdeveloped countries via sustainable 3D-printed schools? Maggie Grout of Loveland knows it can and will soon see her vision become reality this fall in Madagascar.

Help plants beat the summer heat

Help plants beat the summer heat

Summer heated up in a hurry in Colorado, and yards, vegetables and trees are showing the price of the record heat in between the rains.

Summertime at Barefoot Lakes

Summertime at Barefoot Lakes

Summer is in full swing in the Barefoot Lakes master-planned community in Firestone. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy Colorado’s perfect weather in a variety of ways.

Colorado’s average home prices continue to climb

Colorado’s average home prices continue to climb

Dick Greenberg recalls back in the ‘90s a time he and his wife, Mary, brokers/owners of New Paradigm Partners, lost out on a residential sale in Fort Collins because they didn’t want to list the home for more than $400,000.

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.