You don’t have to be a Master Gardener to enjoy flowers and greenery. If your thumb isn’t as green as you would like or if you have ever joked about not even being able to grow mold, container gardening might be your cup of tea. There are several benefits to container gardening, and few downsides.
Colorado often has winters that can seem to go on forever. After months of snow boots, thick jackets, and other wintertime necessities being dropped in your entry, it might be looking a little worse for the wear. A great way to get into the mood for springtime and warmer weather is to look at revamping your entryway.
Even as we might still see a few more snowstorms, this is the perfect time to start thinking about getting your landscaping ready for springtime. Taking a few steps now, even this early, will help you have a beautiful and healthy yard in the coming months.
We’ve had all summer to enjoy the Colorado outdoors, whether it was with gardening, impromptu games of soccer on the lawn, or hosting barbecues for family and friends. Now, the temperatures are starting to cool, leaves are changing, and autumn is definitely in the air.
Properly caring for your deck will make it a more pleasant place to spend time, and add years to its life. The end of the summer season is a wonderful time to take some basic steps to maintain your outdoor oasis.
One of the advantages of our mild Colorado climate is our amazing summer nights. Summer evenings are perfect for entertaining outdoors, and guaranteed to bring family and friends closer. We have several simple ideas to make your outdoor evenings more enjoyable.
Owning a home in Colorado means that most of us try to figure out how to spend more time enjoying the Colorado outdoors. Whether we buy a house with mountain views, or just try to tailor our home to more outdoor living, any additional time outside is usually welcome. Outdoor kitchens are a great way to expand living space and take advantage of the beautiful Colorado mountain air.
As you drive up to your home, think about what your landscaping and exterior say about what goes on inside your home. Chances are, you have the expanse of green lawn starting to appear in the springtime warmth. You probably have a tree out front, and a handful of shrubs or bushes. In the entry, you might have a wreath from the last holiday, and a faded coir mat by the door. A few simple tweaks to your landscaping and entry can add life and energy to your home’s exterior.
2015 landscaping trends promise to be both stunning and doable. Every trend coming up this season encourages us to make our homes havens. Whether a trend appeals to our sense of smell or sound, or simply invites us to spend more time outside, each one makes the most of our outdoor space. Xeriscaping Xeriscaping is… Read more »