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Make Way for Sustainable Landscaping

July 23, 2021 - Jenny Steel

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!

July 9, 2021 - Jenny Steel

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

Sustainability Community

Eco-Cycle

January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

Special Reports & Research Did you know that Eco-cycle is one of the largest nonprofit recyclers in the the United States? Over the last 38 years, this industry leader developed  expertise in recycling and community waste management. Eco-cycle’s Special Reports & Research section is a presentation of their most current and pioneering research in zero-waste,

CSU Extension

January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

Planttalk Colorado CSU Extension is the premiere resource for all things plants in the west. Planttalk Colorado is the periodical version of its parent horticultural database. It offers timely and reliable expertise on everything from how to plant a tree, to commonly used plant terms, to a library of local blogs from gardening experts.  

Thought Leadership

CRC 2015 All City Water Report

March 19, 2015 - CRC Water Team

2014 was an exciting year for CRC’s water programs. Whereas 2013 was a year of extremes, starting with drought-like conditions and ending in a flood, 2014 was a mild season, with above average precipitation throughout the summer.

Where’s the Water Going? Factors related to outdoor water use

October 8, 2014 - Morgan Shimabuku

With over 25% of Colorado’s residential water use wasted as runoff from outdoor irrigation, CRC’s Slow the Flow Consultations are on the front line of conservation. This presentation examines the operations and impact of Slow the Flow. While Slow the Flow services make a significantly reduce water use, it turns out that consumer education is

Blog Posts

Emma Gomez Martinez Park Garden

June 4, 2021 - Jenny Steel

We are honored to be a part of the beautiful Emma Gomez Martinez Park. A few weekends ago, six Garden In A Box kits were planted to beautify and commemorate Emma’s incredible work in the Boulder community. Emma Gomez Martinez has been an activist and community leader for the Latinx community for decades. Emma and

Mowing Tips

June 2, 2021 - Jenny Steel

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