Outdoor Space: June Tip of the Month

Continue planting summer flowing bulbs like cannas, dahlias, and gladioli – if you plant a few gladioli each week in June, you’ll have continuous flowers blooming throughout the Summer. Fertilize your annuals and perennials with nitrogen-based fertilizer. Check your drip and lawn irrigation system for damage. Remove any sprinkler heads or emitters that are overwatering…

Outdoor Space: May Tip of the Month

Conserve moisture and protect against weeds in planters and beds by spreading mulch around flowers and shrubs. Mow lawn to no-less-than 2″ in height, and never remove more than 1/3 of blades. Water all plants, shrubs, trees, and your lawn thoroughly, but infrequently. A week after the average frost in the Front Range (May 8th),…

Outdoor Space: April Tip of the Month

April is National Lawn Care Month!  Prepare to reactivate your sprinkler system for the Summer. Aerate and fertilize the lawn. Cut back perennials – except evergreen perennials (plants that stay green all year). Remove dead material all the way to the ground with a sharp pair of scissors. Prepare your soil for gardening (if you’re in…