Resource Central provides free tool rentals, building materials to help families impacted by Marshall Fire

BOULDER – Resource Central, a conservation-focused nonprofit, is providing free tool rentals and $100 worth of building materials for free to neighbors whose homes were damaged by the Marshall Fire. People with extra building materials collecting dust in their garages are asked to donate them to help families impacted by the fire. Resource Central is

Do I need to water during the winter?

  Q: Do I really need to water during the winter?   A: Easy answer – definitely! High winds, dry air, low humidity, wide temperature changes, low precipitation, and fluctuating temperatures are normal in our climate; and they can wreak havoc on plants. Long, dry periods lead to injury and death to their roots. This is

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

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