Standing in the Shadows? Learn about Outside Lighting

Too often, outside lighting means a porch light by the door and a lamppost marking the end of the driveway. Today however, vibrant, luminescent options mean your home and garden can be as dazzling by moonlight as they are by light of day. And the new LED designs make it affordable and environmentally sound. Learn… Read More »

Landscaping with Cacti and Succulents

Cacti are Colorado… Before Colorado settlers imported the shrubs and trees that now forest the Front Range, nature’s garden included abundant cacti. These indigenous landscape plants are well suited to the high desert plateau we call home. Indeed, cacti are native only to the Western Hemisphere! Most of us, however, overlook the sculptural value cacti provide… Read More »

Clean Gutters and Drains Protect Your House and Garden

Fall Colors Mean Messy Gutters! If you’re like most homeowners, cleaning the gutters is at the top of your “things to procrastinate doing” list. Saturdays are meant for scaling mountains, not awnings, and then there’s that horrible goop that you need to scoop out with your (hopefully gloved) hands! Still, those lovely deciduous shade trees… Read More »

Put Some Fire in Your Life with Backyard Fire Pits

Backyard fire pits are a natural gathering place for family and friends. There’s nothing quite like getting together around a crackling fire. Conversations are richer, songs sound sweeter and jokes call forth more laughter. A fire pit makes a dramatic entertainment focal point, and can extend your evening as well as your outdoor living season… Read More »