First Frost Yard and Garden Tips

  Happy fall, everyone! The forecast for the week of October 11th shows freezing temps at night for multiple nights for much of the Front Range. Take a look at the forecast for your area to see exactly when that first freezing night will arrive. Also important to note is the last day you planted

A Few Fall Gardening Tips

  We love talking about all things gardening and water conservation through landscape change! Submit your question(s) for the xeric plant enthusiasts – aka the Garden In a Box team – to GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org, and sign up for our monthly Garden In A Box newsletter for more helpful tips and answers! (Visit our Garden In A Box homepage

Make Way for Sustainable Landscaping

Colorado Water If you’re unfamiliar with Colorado and water demands, we’ve got a quick summary: Colorado is a semi-arid climate which means it’s not ideal for plants and landscapes that prefer moisture. Most of the residential grass on the market thrives in the North East where humidity is plentiful. Due to the increasing population across

Your Sprinklers’ Biggest Water Wasters!

Sprinkler systems can be complicated. Small problems can be big lawn care water wasters. Review these 4 common irrigation system issues that could be costing you. We offer more Colorado yard care help with Slow the Flow. Slow the Flow Slow the Flow offers water-saving in-ground sprinkler consultations for your residential property. Through our partnership

Mowing Tips

Is your yard looking like it needs a haircut? Before you take out the mower, we have some tips!   1. We recommend 2.5″ – 3″ for leaf length. That extra shade from the leaves assist in keeping their roots cool. You don’t want to cut more than 1/3 of the grass length at once. This

Resource Central breaks ground on one of the largest building materials reuse centers in nation

Boulder nonprofit Resource Central is beginning construction of the biggest phase of its building materials reuse facility. The public is invited to watch the groundbreaking ceremony on Facebook at: Facebook.com/ResourceCentral. Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver marked the milestone with zero waste leaders on Wednesday as construction of the new 20,000 sq ft steel canopy over the

Zero Waste upgrades coming to Boulder

Local nonprofits Resource Central and Eco-Cycle break ground  on facility improvements at 6400 Arapahoe   BOULDER – February 16, 2021 – Local residents helping to reduce waste will see significant improvements coming to Boulder’s recycling and reuse facilities at 6400 Arapahoe Road. Resource Central, the conservation-focused nonprofit which operates a building material reuse program, and