Building a fairy garden is a delightful way to explore an imaginary world with your children. With just a few household and gardening items — and a belief in the magic of fairies — together, you can create a unique, whimsical fairy garden.
Hot, dry weather can sneak up on us, especially after a wet spring. As summer progresses, you might feel overwhelmed with the job of keeping up with your watering while maintaining a lower water bill. Here are some helpful tips for keeping your garden healthy and conserving water at the same time.
Native butterflies are one of the many wonders we get to experience here in the Northern Colorado Front Range area. Because we have multiple habitat types (plains, foothills, montane, sub-alpine and alpine) the list of known butterflies is brimming.
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!
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.