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Spring Flings

Now is the time to get ready for gardening, hiking, grilling and patio pursuits with these local shopping suggestions.

Feature Home: Upscale Upcycling

How a shrewd eye resulted in a stunning home with stories behind every wall. That’s apparent in this newly remodeled home, which is part industrial, part rustic, part barn-inspired and packed with discarded treasures upcycled into unique accents.

Feature Garden: Perfectly, Naturally Peaceful

This Boulder garden is “very interactive, very natural, very peaceful.” Asian motifs abound in the stunningly serene landscape.

7 Ideas to Make the Most of a Small Patio

Your patio may not be spacious, but it can be the perfect space to surround yourself in beauty. Here are tips to turn tiny into terrific.

Rules for Roses

By Carol Brock “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” — William Shakespeare Well, not exactly. “So many modern roses are bred for form,...

Soil Savers: 8 tips to improve soil health

Mikl Brawner, co-owner of Harlequin’s Gardens in Boulder, offers these ideas to improve soil health.

A spring-cleaning checklist

Spring-cleaning goes beyond regular chores to focus on tasks that don’t happen often, so here’s a checklist to ensure you won’t miss a spot.

A primer on natural fertilizers

Natural fertilizers replenish the nutrients and trace minerals that plants need. They also improve the soil’s organic matter.

Avoiding Seed Scams

Sowing seeds is one of spring’s most rewarding tasks. Buying seeds online? Here are steps to take to make sure you don’t get scammed.

Gifts For Furry and Feathered Friends

Everybody enjoys a gift, including your cat and dog, and even your bird. Veterinarians from Colorado State University offered this advice about gifts and...