Worst Weeds in Denver and How to Get Rid of Them

Ralph Waldo Emerson described a weed as “a plant whose virtues have not been discovered.” For those of us less poetically inclined, a weed is any plant we don’t want in our lawn or garden.  Surprisingly, only 3% of the 250,000 plant varieties in the world are weeds by virtue of any danger they pose […]

Worst Backyard Pests in Denver (and How to Get Rid of Them)

Denver might be cool (literally and figuratively), but backyard pests are out there, lurking just below our feet, busily gnawing away at our carefully nurtured lawns.

Native Flowers and Plants for Denver and the Front Range

Imagine your backyard garden bursting with color, and filled with scintillating scents. Beautiful flowers and plants thrive in Colorado, as long as you plant native flowers and plants for Denver and the Front Range. Here are some of the favorites. Colorado’s State Flower: the Rocky Mountain Columbine While every state has an “official” bud, few […]

Lawn Watering Restrictions for Denver and the Front Range

In Colorado, beer is for drinking, water is for fighting! That’s why most communities along the Front Range have lawn watering restrictions in place. These restrictions help preserve the Colorado River Basin and reservoir levels, so there’s enough water for agriculture and recreation. Denver Lawn Watering Restrictions From May 1 to Oct. 1, Denver Water […]