SUMMER GARDENING NEWS

Container Gardening: Salad on Deck

Make a theme container of yummy edibles for your summer patio with these suggestions from Nancy Ondra.

Beautiful Bulbs: Buy Now to Plant in Fall

Bulbs are primarily plants of semiarid and Mediterranean habitats, which means they’re perfect for Colorado gardens.

Dig It–Not! The No-Dig Gardening Method

Want a garden without the backbreaking task of digging? Try this method.

Make Your Garden a Twilight Retreat

After dark, your garden could be a magical place.

Summer Surprises: Late-blooming flowers

A wealth of late-summer flowers is available for our gardens—and not just plants in the mint and daisy families

Crevice gardens allow gardeners to grow xeric plants in unique setting

some local gardeners are starting to experiment with crevice gardens—a new type of easy-to-maintain garden centerpiece.

GREEN LIVING

10 Revolutionary Building Materials In Use Throughout the World

What if pollution were a thing of the past? What if all trash was either biodegraded or reused? What if houses were constructed of...

Tiny Houses: The big benefits of living with less

Living small changes lives in a big way. Some residents are finding their lives are fuller with less.

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OUR COMMUNITY

Realities for Children Boulder County

Foster kids age out of the state foster-care system when they turn 18, and many have nowhere to go and no one who cares about them.

Wine Women

Vail writer Suzanne Hoffman reveals the stories of 22 winemaker families helmed by women in her independently published book: Labor of Love.

History of Visual Arts in Boulder

The ambitious HOVAB revisits and celebrates the city of Boulder’s lively visual arts past.

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THINGS WE LOVE

Popsockets, Nespresso Aeroccino, OXO Good Grips, Soil Knife

Things We Love-- Knives to Good Grips, our staff loves these things, and we thought you might, too!

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Haley’s Homespuns: Chia Pudding with a Healthy Punch

Chia pudding cups make a great midday snack Chia seeds are packed with antioxidants, protein, calcium and fiber, so chia pudding is a great way...

Haley’s Homespuns: Grilled Peach Sundaes

We’re kicking off peach season with a decadent, backyard-BBQ-friendly treat: grilled peach sundaes. Grilling peaches brings out their natural sugar and perfectly softens the flesh for this luscious dessert.
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TECH TIPS

The Home of the Future

Sustainable Systems of Colorado, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable technologies, recently opened the Sustainable Smart Home Living Learning Center in old town Superior...

Gizmos & Gadgets

New electronic devices can help optimize your television-viewing experience. By Kate Jonuska  Judging a home-theater experience used to be all about being big, both in terms...

Growing Year-Round

A Boulder inventor’s revolutionary off-the-grid thermal system is perfect for heating greenhouses, homes, garages and studios year-round.

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