Spring Maintenance for a Happy 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 is the difference between pruning and deadheading? A: Both are important measures to keep plants healthy and looking good. Simply put, deadheading is the removal of faded or Read More

Tool Library lends a hand (saw)

BOULDER, CO – Local residents thinking about their next home improvement project have two new, eco-friendly options for saving money thanks to a nonprofit conservation program. The public is invited to a community Tool Sale this Saturday, March 24 where hundreds of donated power tools, saws, drills, shovels, weed whackers, lawnmowers, and more will be Read More

Garden In A Box xeriscape program attracts hummingbirds, honeybees, & homeowners

DENVER – With spring landscape season nearly here, Denver-area families are participating in water conservation programs at a scorching pace, according to Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Boulder. Three times as many families have reserved drought-tolerant Garden In A Box kits this month – that’s 2200 xeriscape gardens in just two weeks – compared Read More

Garden In A Box Prep!

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: I’ve ordered a Garden In A Box, now what?!  How do I prepare my landscape before picking it up this spring? A: Fear not! Garden In A Box makes it easy Read More

Happy Houseplants – All Winter Long!

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: Are there any special measures that I need to take to keep my houseplants healthy through the winter? A: To keep your houseplants happy all winter long, you need Read More

Who’s in the spotlight?

February is a month of love. And with this love, we want to share our appreciation for our dedicated customers. Our customers at ReSource are thinkers, they’re innovators, they’re artists and builders alike. But most importantly, they’re an inspiration to us both creatively and professionally. It is our customers and the community that we have Read More

Center for ReSource Conservation is now Resource Central

We’re excited to announce that the nonprofit Center for ReSource Conservation has shortened our name to Resource Central. It reflects how we’ve become a community hub for high-impact conservation programs, helping nearly 500,000 families improve their homes, conserve natural resources, and save money. And we’re just getting started. We’re seeing significant growth in our programs because Read More

Time to Take out That Thirsty Turf?

  By: Darren Nowels, Water Programs Manager: Audit and Retrofit Programs After a long summer of keeping your grass green and paying seemingly endless water bills, you might be pondering alternatives to parts of your lawn that go unused or have been tough to keep alive. If that’s you, then you’re probably curious as to what options are Read More

Share Your Story: How Do You Resource?

Have you built something with materials at ReSource? Have you grown a low-water Garden In A Box? Or do you conserve energy, water, or materials in a creative way? We want to hear about it! Share your story on our Facebook page (and Like us!) by posting a photo or brief video about how you help conserve natural Read More