Coloradans-and-their-grass

Coloradans & Grass: Kentucky Bluegrass

The imagined American yard has a white picket fence and a ripe green lawn. Perhaps it even has a swing hanging on a large, shady oak tree. It’s the neighborhood scene we’ve seen in just about every movie and tv show. And more often than not, the star of the scene is Kentucky bluegrass. Revered Read More

Late Winter Planning for Spring Success

IN THE GARDEN is our monthly blog dedicated to answering your gardening questions, and providing helpful tips to make your landscape transformations beautiful and water saving. To read more about this month’s “Overheard In Our Inbox” question, continue below. We love talking about all things gardening and water conservation though landscape change! Submit your question(s) Read More

Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

5 Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

Kitchen renovations are the worst… and sometimes the best. They can be more expensive than anticipated and can take loads more time. While we can’t help with the renovation time, we can assist with the cost. A 2018 study done by Houz, revealed that many homeowners want to renovate in order to declutter and better Read More

Caring For Trees: Selection, Maintenance and Pruning

Ask Miss Jean!   Jean Lovell, long-time Resource Central volunteer and former master gardener, tackles your gardening questions! Submit your question(s) for Miss Jean to: GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org Q: How can I keep my trees healthy from year to year? A: In addition to their beauty, trees are treasures that warm our hearts, hold family and personal memories, and Read More

First Frost Yard and Garden Tips

It’s Time Think About Shutting Down Your Sprinkler System The most important step in winterizing your system is to blow it out. Or, put simply, it’s important to clear the pipes of all water once you turn off your control clock and switch off the valve on your backflow preventer. Blowing out your sprinkler system Read More

Planting Cover Crops to Improve your Garden

Ask Miss Jean!   Jean Lovell, long-time Resource Central volunteer and former master gardener, tackles your gardening questions! Submit your question(s) for Miss Jean to: GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org Q: What are cover crops and why should I plant them? A: Cover crops, often called “living mulch” or “green manure” are plants that are grown to benefit and or/protect Read More

Toilet upgrade program starts Thursday

Boulder nonprofit Resource Central teams with Patagonia to help local residents save water and money with every flush.  Local residents with wasteful old toilets can upgrade to a new, high-efficiency one for half the cost of a typical toilet thanks to a nonprofit water conservation program that’s ramping up. Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Read More

How To Support Pollinators With Your Garden

Ask Miss Jean!   Jean Lovell, long-time Resource Central volunteer and former master gardener, tackles your gardening questions! Submit your question(s) for Miss Jean to: GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org Q: Why is it important to create pollinator friendly habitats? What can I do to create a garden space that supports local pollinators? A: Pollinators of all sorts are threatened by Read More