Why You Don’t Want to DIY Your Landscape Project

Why a professional landscaper is better than the guy next door with a wheelbarrow: Expertise: Professional landscapers have the experience, education, and training to design and build a functional and beautiful outdoor kitchen. Equipment: Professional landscapers have access to the … Read More

Pool Pointers

For most of us, installing an indoor pool is not an option. Therefore, when building a pool with a cool climate like Colorado, it’s important to think about also installing a heater and a pool cover. Both will increase the … Read More

Colorado Sod

If you are considering replacing your grass or establishing new landscaping, it’s important to understand what type of sod is best for the Colorado climate. The best type of sod for Colorado would be a cool-season grass like Kentucky Bluegrass, … Read More

How to Hire a Painting Professional

Look for a company that has a good reputation, offers free estimates, and has competitive pricing. Do not pay a large up-front payment.  This puts you at risk for a company taking your money and not performing the service. Make … Read More

Pruning Mistakes to Avoid

Most people think about cleaning up their yards every spring.  Generally speaking, this is a good idea. However, there are three types of shrubs that should never be pruned in the spring: lilacs, forsythia and viburnum. Pruning then will actually … Read More

Get Bugs Off of Your Plants

Bugs! They eat your plants that you so tenderly planted and tended like you were creating a four-course meal just for them. Well, if you have this problem, it’s time to head back to the kitchen. Grab a gallon of … Read More

Dealing with Bunnies

Bunnies, bunnies…everywhere! They reproduce like crazy, eat your flowers and eat your vegetables. Have you ever noticed that if you send your dog into the yard that they disappear in a heartbeat? Well, you can’t have your dog standing watch all … Read More

Dealing with Groundhogs

Groundhogs! In certain parts of Denver and Boulder, they are abundant! Groundhogs are cute, but if you have them on your property, you’d rather see them from afar! How can you get rid of these pesky varmints? Apparently, these fuzzy … Read More

De-Stress Your Grass

Stressed that your grass is stressed? Want a home spun remedy that is all natural? Try mixing up a cup of chamomile tea, a cup of mouthwash, a cup of chewing tobacco juice and a cup of shampoo with twenty … Read More

Keeping Critters Out of Your Garden

Are deer munching on your beautiful flowers? Here in Denver, we are close to wildlife. It’s a blessing and if you like flowers, a bit of a curse! Here’s something you can whip up in your kitchen that may help keep … Read More