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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Colorado Facing High Fire Warnings
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Colorado Facing High Fire Warnings: To begin with, I want to ensure everyone that we do NOT currently have fires threatening any of our managed homes. But we want to be ready for that possibility.DroughtWe’ve had an extremely dry winter, so we're already seeing high fire danger on a regular basis. In fact, we've had mor...

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 ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

by Michele Free
Getting Your Yard Spring-Ready in Colorado Springs
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Getting your yard spring-ready: With yesterday’s snow and freezing temperatures, getting your yard ready for spring may be far from your mind. But the cool weather is the best time to prepare you yard for summer fun.Cleaning UpWe have debris! Rake up and pick up all that’s blown in and fallen down during the winter storms: lea...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

by Michele Free
CSU Creates New Xeriscape Plant Database
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The CSU Xeriscape Plant Database For years, CSU (Colorado Springs Utilities) has been instilling the concept of xeriscape with their customers. So it is no surprise that they have just unveiled a new Xeriscape Plant Database to inspire you to create beautiful landscapes--a plant database with pictures, a favorites feature, and landscape d...

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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