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Garbage Goodness: homespun garden supplements

We’re talking eggshells, banana peels and coffee grounds, judiciously applied around certain types of plants without the wait for decomposition.

Sowing Oats at Lafayette’s Oatmeal Festival

Lafayette’s annual Oatmeal Festival, where participants ring in the New Year with a 5k walk/run, and enjoy a steaming bowl of oatmeal afterward.

Tips for installing a bird feeder: How to help feathered friends survive a grueling...

If you hang a bird feeder this winter, here are a few simple tips about how to help our feathered friends survive a grueling winter.

Jeff Hirota to lead the Community Foundation Boulder County

After 21 years with the foundation, Josie Heath retired as CEO in January 2017. She left big shoes to fill, but they’ve found a good fit in Jeff Hirota.

Summit Dog Rescue needs foster homes for rescue dogs

More than 1.3 million dogs in shelters are euthanized every year, often because there’s simply no room for them. That’s where you can help.

Garden smarter and more efficiently: there’s an app for that

Apps for iPads and smartphones let you design your landscape, pick out perennials, lay out a vegetable garden and much more.

Feature Garden: Fairies, dragons, and angels inhabit this Mapleton Hill garden

As a ceramic artist and owner of Junie Moons Handmade Creations, June crafted numerous fairy houses and surrounded them with elements she thought fairies might enjoy,

Food for Thought: The Food Project Farm in Longmont

The nonprofit Growing Gardens has partnered with the YMCA of Boulder Valley to expand the Food Project Farm in Longmont and its functions.

Autumn’s Gifts: A few treats for the fall season

It’s always sad to see summer go, but slipping into fall with a little nourishing and pampering is relatively easy duty with these gifts for autumn.

Wild Edibles

Here are some wild edible plants you can try...The following plants are most nutritious and tender the first few weeks after they appear in spring...