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Tips

Pruning Flowering Shrubs

Pruning Flowering Shrubs

June 06th, 2011

Spring flowering shrubs like Forsythia, Lilacs, and early flowering Spireas set their flower buds during the summer for blooms in the next year.

Planting Annuals & Vegetables

Planting Annuals & Vegetables

May 05th, 2011

Everybody wants to get the garden planted, get annual color going, but wait… We all want to rush the season, but the ground is still too cool for most annuals and vegetables to get established and start growing.

Preparing Perennials to be Super Performers

Preparing Perennials to be Super Performers

March 11th, 2011

As we slip into March, we can start to believe that spring might make an appearance soon.

Planting Annuals

Planting Annuals

February 10th, 2011

In May it is time to plant our gardens and flowers. On the front range of Colorado our average last day of frost is around May 15th.

Winter Evergreen Care

Winter Evergreen Care

February 10th, 2011

Evergreens are more sensitive to Colorado’s dry, cold winters because they do not loose their needles.

Fruit Trees

Fruit Trees

February 09th, 2011

Now is a good time to prune your fruit trees. There are no leaves in the way to hamper your view and not a lot of other garden tasks to do, so you can take your time.

Winter Landscaping Tips

Winter Landscaping Tips

January 24th, 2011

What should I do in my yard in January?

Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental Grasses

January 23rd, 2011

This month is the time to cut back ornamental grasses so new growth stands out and looks its best. In nature, the old growth on grass plants is browsed upon by animals, packed down by snowfall or disposed of by wildfire.

Spring Flowers

Spring Flowers

January 20th, 2011

Flowers in the early spring after a long winter are a special treat.

Popular Evergreens

Popular Evergreens

January 19th, 2011

Mugho pines are a popular evergreen shrub that is used in small areas. Most of their growth occurs in late April and early May in our climate.

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