lawn & garden

Columbine: The Pennywise Perennial
Jun 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Once you’ve seen columbines blooming in the high country, you won’t forget them. The Columbine, the Colorado State flower, emblematizes our trademark clear blue skies and crisp mountain breezes. Co...
Great Early-in-the-Season Annuals
by Jacki Hein, CCNP
Jun 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Early-in-the-Season Annuals Osteospermums and Diascia (better known as African Sun Daisies and Snapdragons): Great Choices for Now!
Consider Giving Your Garden a Facelift
by Elisabeth Gick
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Bored by your garden? Give it new spark.
The Delightful Dandelion
by Elisabeth Gick
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Delightful or dreadful, dandelions are here to stay. Make peace with the weed by whipping up some recipes, or perhaps some wine.
Summertime is All About the Thrill of the Grill
by Gus Jarvis
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Simple or sensational: A guide to this summer’s best grills.
Create a Xeriscape in Seven Simple Steps
by Watch Staff
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Seven Steps of Xeriscape
Certify Your Backyard as a Wildlife Habitat
by Watch Staff
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A Dolores-area nursery has received Wildlife Habitat certification from the National Wildlife Federation. Your backyard might qualify, too.
Anasazi Heritage Center Selected for Plant Select Demonstration Garden
by Watch Staff
May 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Come June, the Anasazi Heritage Center will begin planning its new Plant Select Demonstration Garden, joining Cliffrose garden center to become the only Plant Select demo sites in SW Colorado.
An Investment in Sustainability
Non-Toxic Lawn and Garden Alternatives from the Experts
by Martinique Davis
May 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Poor soil, pesky pests? Think before you grab that bag of chemical fertilizer or insecticide. Many effective, natural alternatives are available – and they’re sustainable.
Are You Taking Advantage of Your CSU Extension? You Should.
by Jessica Newens
May 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Like CSU Extensions throughout the state, Norwood’s office is busy providing programs in land conservation, 4-H youth, gardening, and so much more.
Sharing the Buckhorn Gardens Bounty
by Elisabeth Gick
Apr 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
An early spring day a Buckhorn Gardens near Colona tempts one CSA member’s taste buds.