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Tailgate Preparation Checklist!

Our favorite season is officially upon us! Nope, not fall – football season. For anyone else whose ideal Saturday involves a few hours spent at a college stadium (GO RAMS…or GO BEARS…or insert your favorite team to make this post most applicable), it’s time to listen up. We’ve got all the tricks and tips to […]

5 Best Fall Events in Northern Colorado

Once those leaves start falling and the cool air starts blowing, there’s no stopping us from having the best fall Colorado can offer! For anyone else who wants to hit every festival, corn maze and Halloween event in the northern Colorado region, we’ve got you covered. Check out our favorite festivals and places of the […]

4 Fall Cleanup Hacks

Yes, we know that the end of summer is something that gets everyone a little teary-eyed, but after we’re all done with wailing a hearty “Where did the time go??” it’s time to start thinking about what’s next for your lawn. Here are our best suggestions for cleaning up your outdoor space before winter hits. […]

Fertilization Schedule For a Perfect Lawn

At times it feels like your lawn is a high-maintenance significant other that you’re tempted to have the “it’s not you, it’s me” chat with. Yes, a lovely lawn does require some time and energy, but in the end it’s worth it. To keep your lawn happy, make plans to follow an effective fertilization schedule. […]

How to Get Rid of Weeds…For Good

Montagues versus Capulets. Hatfields versus McCoys. Nicki versus Mariah. Every time you hear about these famous feuds, you wonder why “Me versus The Weeds” hasn’t made its way into a classic novel or mainstream media. No matter what measures you take to rid your landscape of those pesky weeds, that once-perfect mulch bed still becomes […]

Grow Your Own Wheat Grass | DIY Project

Have we got a fun – not to mention super easy – planting project to share with you! First off, we’d just like to say that if you happen to be a gardening whiz, congratulations and we applaud you heavily. However, if you consider yourself to be the polar opposite of the “green thumb club,” […]

What is Ascochyta Leaf Blight of Turf?

Just like people, your lawn gets sick every now and then. What would be a summer flu to humans is Ascochyta leaf blight to grass. Because you can’t very well uproot your lawn and take it in to its family physician, we’re going to strap on the stethoscope and be the landscaping doctors for a […]

3 Easy and Affordable Steps to Fix Dead Grass Spots

It’s usually around this time in the summer that the luscious, green grass of May has transformed into a not-so-luscious, only somewhat green ghost of its prime. You’re not alone if you silently groan looking at the dead grass spots littering your lawn. Fortunately, we have three easy steps to fix those dry patches and […]

Lawn Mower Maintenance Tips

As much as you dread mowing the lawn, your lawn mower has it worse. At about this point in the summer, your lawn mower has come in contact with a boatload of grass, rough weather and other elements that are continually diminishing its productivity. Check out these tips to make sure your lawn mower is […]

Landscaping Myth: Does female dog urine kill your lawn?

Most of the time, having a happy lawn and a happy dog are two goals that can be accomplished simultaneously. But when you hear that female dog urine is more deadly to grass than male urine, your eyes bug out, you consider inventing doggie diapers, and your pooch stares at you wondering if you’ve officially […]