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Thursday, October 12, 2017

by Michele Free
7 Steps to Help Winterize Your Colorado Springs Home
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There’s a nip in the air and a deep freeze is just around the corner. A little effort and a few dollars now can save you money this winter. Here are 7 steps to help winterize your Colorado home.STEP 1: clean up landscapingRake leaves and trash the debris from your yard that could blow around during winter storms. If there are trees ...

Monday, April 17, 2017

by Michele Free
7 Delicious Container Garden Veggies
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So you're renting, but you love to garden. Not a problem! Container gardening is easy, often has higher yield, and can be done right on your patio, without digging up any landscaping. Here are 7 delicious container garden veggies that you can grow this summer.ZucchiniChoose bush type zucchini so you don't end up with a vine that s...

Monday, February 1, 2016

by Michele Free
Fun With Snow Painting
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Fun With Snow PaintingIt's snowing in Colorado Springs! So get out there and have some fun. Everyone loves to build snowmen, make castles and snow angels, and construct forts, dioramas and maybe even igloos. Making mazes in the snow with your snow shovel can be really fun, especially if it helps you to get to your car or mailbox....

Monday, January 11, 2016

by Michele Free
CSU Advises Winter Watering
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How Winter Watering Can Benefit your Colorado Springs LandscapeHere is CSU's (Colorado Springs Utilities) advice on how to make sure your yard emerges beautifully in the spring through winter watering. Read the original article by clicking here.If you’ve ever experienced the discouragement of lawn winter kill or dead l...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

by Michele Free
Basics of Xeriscape
Colorado Springs Utilities discusses the basics of xeriscape [caption id="attachment_3089" align="alignleft" width="298"] Wall Germander[/caption] With the semi-arid climate and unique soil conditions in our region, xeriscape is a way to save water, time and money in your landscape. Xeriscape as an attractive, sustainable landscape t...

Monday, June 29, 2015

by Michele Free
Watch out for Hemlock
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Watch out for Hemlock Hemlock Grove is not just for Netflix anymore. Although you may not have a vampire or a werewolf lurking in your garden, deadly hemlock may be flourishing there, because of the increased rainfall Colorado Springs has seen this year--the most since 1937. Although it usually only grows in wet areas like river beds, th...

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