Spring 2017

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Making Lyons Lovely

When the 2013 flood washed away Lyons, the Town Hall Plaza wasn’t spared. But a new wildlife garden habitat has risen from the mud to inspire residents and visitors alike.

Comfortably Casual Cottage Gardens

Connie Farnbach has created a cottage garden at her Boulder home, substituting native plants for some of the classic traditional English varieties.

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.

Feature Garden: Making Magic in a Mountain Garden

Kristen-lee Baillie coaxed a stupendous mountain garden from the rocky earth surrounding her home near Nederland, Colorado, at 8,360 feet.

Hop on the Hops Trolley

Sit back and let the Brewhop Trolley drop you off and pick you up while you partake of frothy beverages and fine spirits along its Longmont route.

Senior Safety: Ways to keep a loved one safe from a potentially devastating fall

Falls are the leading cause of injuries among seniors. They threaten not only their health, but also their independence and ability to care for themselves.

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.

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...

Getting Spiffed at BIFF

BIFF 2017: An amazing wealth of films screened at six venues in between the opening and closing nights that were peppered with parties galore.

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.