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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.

Boulder County Fundraisers: Give a Little, Get a Lot

Here’s a list of upcoming, good-cause fundraisers and benefits in Boulder County that could use your support

Our homes provide comfort and a safe haven in times of uncertainty

To a certain degree, external events influence decorating trends. This year’s political climate, for example, is encouraging people to embrace tradition.

Ways to kick plastic to the curb

Simple lifestyle changes can reduce your plastic footprint. Just ask Beth Terry, who went from throwing out 3.5 pounds of plastic trash in a single month to less than 2 pounds a year.

Smart Pots, Simply Bulk Market, Snuggie Tails

Our staff loves these things, and thought you might, too!

Fishing for Greener Choices: seafood choices

Trying to eat healthy and sustainably can be fishy business when it comes to seafood. Here are the reasons why your seafood-buying choices matter.

Growing Art in the Garden

In Boulder County, where you can be outdoors year-round, many residents favor affordable garden art, and functional garden art is perennially popular.

Feature Home: A Tiny Home for Two

This tiny home built by Ian Adamson and Leah Garcia boasts all the features you’d expect in the dream home of a sporty, successful Boulder couple.

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.

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.