If You Can’t Grow OUT, Grow UP

This week’s tip of the week from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado brings a great idea of growing plants “up” instead of “out” when space is limited. Read more.   Vertical gardening and “green walls” are a global trend that hasn’t been seen much yet in Colorado.  We don’t have the year-round climate to…

Blue Mustard Control

Blue mustard is a winter annual that germinates in late fall or early winter. It overwinters in a rosette and resumes active growth in the spring. Mature seed is produced by early summer. Blue mustard has bluish-purple flowers that leave small bean-like seed pods. The best time to control blue mustard with herbicides is in…

Container Garden Varieties

Growing vegetables in containers is becoming extremely popular. Container vegetable gardening is a viable solution for small urban lots, patios and balconies. The following space-thrifty varieties thrive in containers. Tomatoes – Any determinate variety will most likely thrive in a container. ‘Gold Nugget’ is a prolific golden cherry variety with a well-rounded, not too sweet…