Lawn and Garden

Build Your Backyard Bliss

Build Your Backyard Bliss

As spring unfolds, nature beckons with fresh new life. We talked with local experts for tips on creating your own backyard paradise.

Planning for Pollinators in your Home Garden

Planning for Pollinators in your Home Garden

Creating a backyard habitat that will encourage pollinators — including insects, butterflies, and ever popular hummingbirds — yields impacts well beyond beautifying your yard.

Grow & Give: Growing and going forward

Grow & Give: Growing and going forward

From the start, the focus of Grow & Give has been to inspire and support home gardeners while helping establish the habit of donating fresh produce during the growing season. 

What to expect in 2023 outdoor living trends

What to expect in 2023 outdoor living trends

If you’re preparing your home for sale in today’s market, it must feel move-in ready. But what areas are worthy of a facelift from a prospective homeowner’s viewpoint? Today’s homeowners are most interested in outdoor living spaces.

Grow and give: Learn, grow, keep it local

Grow and give: Learn, grow, keep it local

Grow & Give was created and is supported by Colorado State University Extension to address the need for more fresh, locally grown produce grown in home gardens and shared when possible.

4-H is for everyone

4-H is for everyone

As the nation’s largest positive youth development program, 4-H teaches through hands-on learning and self-guided projects.

Creative containers for fall

Creative containers for fall

It’s official, fall is finally here and cooler temperatures are ahead! As your summer annuals are beginning to look tired or may have stopped blooming altogether, now is the perfect time to revamp your flower containers.

Pet Friendly Landscaping Tips

Pet Friendly Landscaping Tips

August is a great time to assess your landscape and think about what you might want to adjust for next year. One such consideration is how your pets use the yard.

Getting to the ‘root’ of trees

Getting to the ‘root’ of trees

Trees are an important part of Colorado landscapes, especially in our urban centers. However, it’s hard to be a healthy tree in Colorado!

‘Grow & Give’ from your garden this summer

‘Grow & Give’ from your garden this summer

Colorado State University Extension has a solution for your overabundant garden and can help you make the most out of your harvest – it’s called Grow & Give! Through the Grow & Give program

What happened to my lawn?

What happened to my lawn?

A common issue we’re hearing about in the Colorado State University Extension office this spring is dead turf. Here’s strategies to help.

The Buzz on Beekeeping

The Buzz on Beekeeping

Beekeeping is intriguing, exciting and challenging – and is an important way to support the environment

How to start small with xeriscaping

How to start small with xeriscaping

Xeriscaping is becoming more popular along Colorado’s Front Range due to many factors such as a need to be good stewards of our water resources, attracting pollinators to the landscape or saving time and money spent on a typical lawn.

April is lawn care month

April is lawn care month

By Shane Markham Rocky Mountain Sod Growers LONGMONT – Lack of education and understanding concerning the true water needs of turfgrass is contributing to continued water conservation issues, wasteful watering practices, and the unnecessary removal of grass from the...

Plant sales promote gardening and community

Plant sales promote gardening and community

Whether you’re looking for herb and vegetable starts, or annuals and perennials to beautify your yard and create wildlife habitat, you are in luck; it’s plant sale season!