Coloradoans often get scared about planting trees during the hot summer months. The sweltering heat and oppressive dryness make people wonder if it would be better to wait until fall to plant. The truth is that trees roots grow the fastest during the summer and with just a little extra TLC, summer can be a great time to plant!
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Anyone who has lived in Colorado will tell you, the weather here is crazy! When heavy spring snow hits, significant damage on established tress is a dire possibility. Cottonwoods, poplars, willows, green ash and elms are particularly susceptible to breakage because they have softer wood. However, with high enough wind speeds or heavy enough snow loads, no tree species are risk free. Keep reading to find out what you can do to repair your woody friends.
Imagine yourself sitting on your patio, enjoying a refreshing beverage, looking over your beautiful, flowering pots. Sounds great, right?
Everyone wants color in their yard this time of year. While perennials are wonderful because they come back year after year, annual bedding plants are often the go to for impactful color because they will keep blooming all season long. Are you looking for a way to add some easy color? Choose from our top 10 annual bedding plants to add instant WOW to your patio!