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Build it UP!

Raised beds let you grow a LOT in less space. by David Wann photos courtesy David Wann Raised beds are a common sight in local yards, as more...

Salute to Solar

Going solar is easier than ever due to dropping costs and different financing options, rebates and credits. Here's a look at the current state of...

Growing Year-Round

A Boulder inventor’s revolutionary off-the-grid thermal system is perfect for heating greenhouses, homes, garages and studios year-round.

Getting Soaked in a Good Way

There’s more than one way to get soaked if you’re a plant. Here’s a comparison of four irrigation systems to help you find ones that...

Gizmos & Gadgets

New electronic devices can help optimize your television-viewing experience. By Kate Jonuska  Judging a home-theater experience used to be all about being big, both in terms...

Down the Drain

How to keep floodwater and heavy rain at bay. By Maria Martin Dry creeks are very effective at channeling damaging water away from homes. (Photo by...

The Home of the Future

Sustainable Systems of Colorado, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable technologies, recently opened the Sustainable Smart Home Living Learning Center in old town Superior...

No Pain, You Gain

Gardening is great, but it can be a pain if you don’t do it right. These tips can help you reap the rewards without the...