SUMMER GARDENING NEWS

Haley’s Homespuns: Talking Tomatoes

If your tomatoes have lots of dead leaves and dried branches, it’s time to prune them to help them keep flowering and producing fruit.

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

GREEN LIVING

Haley’s Homespuns: Little-Known Hacks to Save Water

A few tips and tricks to save water It’s hot! Water-wasting ways are tempting in summer, but conservation should always be key. We know you...

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...

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Fresh Fun: Aug. 20 to Sept. 25

FRESH Art to Farm Exhibition and Fundraiser in Longmont from Aug. 20 to Sept. 25

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.

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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: Apple Butter Goodness

Apple season has arrived. Here's an easy recipe for apple butter Whether your backyard tree is dripping with ripe fruit or you’ve seen the low...

Haley’s Homespuns: Roasted Hatch Green Chile Hummus

Roasted Hatch Green Chile Hummus combines best of two worlds I’m fortunate to say that my journalistic endeavors have taken me to some pretty fantastic...
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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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