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Summer Yard Activities

July rolling around in Colorado usually means the end of heavy snow and rainfall in the state. Ranking as one of the top ten states in the country for some of the coolest summer weather, Colorado offers countless fun summer yard activities for locals and visitors alike. Here are five great activities to do solo… Read More


pine beetles

Pine beetles are not like other bugs. In the last decade, they have been responsible for killing off millions of acres of pines in the southern United States, Switzerland, and other areas of Europe. Bit by bit, they have spread across the United States, making a home in heavily forested areas. Knowing what they behave like… Read More


lawn care

It’s no secret that Colorado has some of the greatest climates for plant life and lawn care. Visit places such as Telluride and Aspen in the summer, and it’s as if you’ve walked into a Bavarian dream getaway. However, much of this plant life requires proper preparation and care throughout the summer, especially in residential… Read More


The troublesome willow trees

A tree is a staple object of anyone’s yard. They are some of the first things people notice when driving by and (when taken care of properly) can add a significant amount of real estate value to a home. They often live for several decades and provide numerous benefits. They can provide shade, fruit, oxygen,… Read More


A lawn mower making mistakes in a yard

If a homeowner has grass in their front yard, you can bet that they want it to look nice and neat. Doesn’t everyone? Part of making your lawn look good is trimming and mowing it regularly. The task seems simple enough, but there are a surprising number of mistakes that many homeowners make. Please read… Read More


tree care myths

As spring rolls around, many look forward to spending more time outside of their homes. This also provides many the opportunity to plant or tend to the gardens and plant life outside of their home. However, while many homeowners have great intentions when trying to tend to their gardens and trees, they often lack the… Read More


effect on drought

Most homeowners would rank the plant and trees in their yards as some of their home’s most important aesthetic features. Not only do they make it look great, but they also increase the value of the home. However, even someone with the greenest of thumbs can have it all go down the drain when drought… Read More


Yard Pests

As spring rears its head, many take to the outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather that comes with this time of year. Along with great weather, spring also brings greener life, more daylight, and sunnier days. However, while all of these things sound great, not everything that comes with spring is welcomed with open arms.… Read More


Lawn preparation

The curb appeal of a home is largely influenced by the plant life that surrounds it. The greener and livelier the plant life around a home is, the more valuable it is perceived to be. However, while everyone loves green yards and lush gardens, not many know how to achieve this feat. It goes beyond… Read More


The Mulching Process

Many people in the United States love having healthy trees and vibrant plant life in their yards. This well-intended desire to help plant life grow is a great one, and many take it upon themselves to care for their trees and plants. While these proactive efforts are well intended, they often lead to incorrect techniques… Read More