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Critter-Free Compost

Boulder County composting experts offer these easy tips for keeping undesirables out of compost piles.

Welcome wildlife to your garden with proper habitat

Building a proper habitat will turn your garden into a wildlife haven. Habitat is key to inviting wildlife into your garden. Here’s how to get started.

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 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.

Prep Now For Spring

Where were you last year when spring suddenly took off in Colorado? Was your lawnmower ready to roll? Were the tools clean and ready...

Improving the Health and Vigor of Your Lawn

Fall fertilization helps your lawn recover from the stresses of summer and provides nutrients for it to grow deeper roots and a denser stand...

Tree tips: Fall is a great time of year to plant trees

Trees offer us a host of environmentally friendly qualities. Here are ways to return the favor when we plant them. By Sara Bruskin Autumn is famous for...

A Path Well Traveled

Choosing the right garden path is essential, but the choices are many. Here are some options.