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A New “S*PARK” for Boulder

Congrats to Boulder’s Sopher Sparn Architects for providing the “sparkling” design that integrates affordable housing, commercial and retail space, open space and parks, and energy...

Creating Nirvana in a Garden

These tips can help generate a spiritual essence in your garden. By Tori Peglar The ancient Chinese philosopher and poet Lao Tzu once wrote, “A journey...

Back to the Cabin

Leaving the city and arriving at the beautiful stillness of nature—water, rocks, trees and sky—is the reason many people love having a cabin.

Living from the Heart

When mass shootings grab headlines every day, it’s easy to become suspicious and fearful. It’s easy to think that arming yourself is the only...

Realities for Children Boulder County

Foster kids age out of the state foster-care system when they turn 18, and many have nowhere to go and no one who cares about them.

Hostas are a shoo-in for shady areas

Hostas come in endless varieties, colors and sizes By Mary Lynn Bruny Come blistering summer months, nothing is as inviting as a calm, cool shade garden—especially...

Ice Cream infused with alcohol from Prohibition Treats

It was just a matter of time until someone realized that ice cream infused with alcohol would be a feel-good, taste-good treat.

Feature Garden: Fab in Four Seasons

It’s hard to believe this lush garden was once an eyesore. Now it’s a sight for sore eyes in every season.

Life’s a Bear

It’s another thing when an adolescent bear climbs up your tree for an afternoon snooze.

Crevice gardens allow gardeners to grow xeric plants in unique setting

some local gardeners are starting to experiment with crevice gardens—a new type of easy-to-maintain garden centerpiece.