Date posted: August 22, 2018
This growing season has had more than its share of heat-filled days. Our hot days and warm evenings don’t always grow the best veggies. Tomatoes, in particular, suffer during hot days combined with warm evenings. At 85 degrees, pollination and fruit set will be affected. At 95 degrees when nighttime temps are at 75 or above,... Read more »
Date posted: August 13, 2018
Keeping your pet cool and properly hydrated in the scorching heat of summer of Colorado is essential but it may be difficult in case you do not follow the proper methods. This blog highlights some easy-to-follow methods/ steps that will help people keep their pets cool and comfortable. Click “DO IT FOR ME” to request... Read more »
Date posted: July 30, 2018
For the 6th consecutive year, Governor Hickenlooper has declared July as Smart Irrigation Month in Colorado. This is a timely designation for our hottest month of the year – and especially so this year when soaring temps are breaking records. Here are compelling nation-wide stats about water use and how you can save water while keeping... Read more »
Date posted: July 20, 2018
Home gardeners and landscape workers have all noticed the surging rabbit population this year. Whatever the cause, bunnies seem to be everywhere and the rodent-born infection know as tularemia is making news. Jefferson County Public Health recently reported a dead rabbit infected with the disease and this week, Larimer County confirmed a human case of tularemia.... Read more »
Date posted: July 12, 2018
Your sprinkler system could be operating under too much pressure–the No. 1 culprit when it comes to wasting water. Plants will not receive adequate water and you could waste thousands of gallons of water in just one growing season. That’s your money down the drain. Many homes are in areas with high or fluctuating water... Read more »
Date posted: July 3, 2018
We have so many plant choices in Colorado, it’s easy to lose track of plants that have always grown here. Yet, there are good reasons to have a few native plants growing in our yards. The No. 1 reason to plant natives is that Colorado is NOT an easy place to grow plants. We have wild... Read more »
Date posted: June 21, 2018
Maintaining a lush-green and healthy lawn during the hot and dry summer days is quite a tough task. This blog guides readers to take care of the looks and health of their lawns and prevent discolouration of grass in the scorching heat of the summer.
Date posted: June 7, 2018
In Colorado, we love our landscapes and we are spending more time outdoors where we can enjoy them. With so much of our state in drought conditions and under water restrictions, we are reminded we need to look for plants that are easy to grow, can handle summer heat – and don’t need a lot... Read more »
Date posted: June 1, 2018
Many property owners are wondering if their lawns just didn’t wake up this spring from their long winter nap – and many lawns did not. Patches of dead lawn are prevalent along the Front Range due to turf mites. They thrive in dry turf conditions and consequently, are a major problem this year due to... Read more »
Date posted: May 24, 2018
Maintenance of your lawn requires periodic mowing and trimming that an expert or you can do easily taking suitable precautionary measures. This blog guides readers about the safety tips and other reminders, which will facilitate them, get the best results and long-lasting performance from their mowing equipment.
6 Secrets to a Lush, Green Lawn!