Earth Day: Now More Than Ever

On behalf of the team at Resource Central, we sincerely hope that this Earth Day message finds you and your loved ones healthy and comforted by the rejuvenation that comes with the springtime. We are filled with gratitude by the outpouring of support for our staff and conservation programs throughout this crisis. Over the past Read More

Overheard In Our Inbox: COVID-19 and Garden Pickups

  Q: “With COVID-19 are we still doing regularly scheduled drive-thru pickups?” A: As of now, yes, but pickups will most certainly be modified in some capacity. We are closely monitoring the CDC, WHO, and State of Colorado COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. All staff are working from home and available from 8am-4pm M-F for customer Read More

Resource Central’s COVID-19 Response: Putting Conservation and Safety into Action

Resource Central is prioritizing health and safety for staff and program participants in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are closely monitoring CDC & public health department guidance and are actively incorporating their recommendations into our conservation programs and operations: Waterwise Seminars: Transitioned all seminars to online webinars. Here is the schedule. Garden In A Read More

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Deconstruction vs Demolition

Written by Sara Viner Throughout Boulder, glamorous new homes pop up from what feels out of thin air. We take notice of these flashy new estates but tend to overlook the previous process of transformation. The cordoned-off construction sites throughout our residential streets, the large roll-off sitting near the road as it collects an increasing Read More

Spring Cleanup Tips

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. We love talking about all things gardening and water conservation though landscape change! Submit your question(s) for the xeric plant enthusiasts – aka the Garden In a Box team Read More

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Versatile Ideas: 7 Ways to Reuse Tile

One of our donation sections that is frequently full of surprises is our tile section. From miscellaneous tiles to full boxes of brand new porcelain products, there are gems to be found. To get your creative juices flowering, here are some ways you can use those seemingly random pieces. 7 Ways to Reuse Tile: Use Read More

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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