Perfect Perennials For Your Centennial State Garden!

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

You think you have a black thumb. Or you’re new to Colorado and you’ve recently been made aware that your new home state’s soil, weather, sun, seasons and critters are...

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How To Give Your Lawn A Fall Face-lift!

AUGUST 29, 2018

Is the grass really greener on the other side? Do you want barefoot-enticing, carbon-sequestering, strike-envy-in-the-hearts-of-every-neighbor turf? If so, you better get to work this fall. And for now, the weather is...

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Xeriscape: Colorado’s Own Solution To Landscaping In A Drought

AUGUST 22, 2018

  If you live in Colorado, you’re no stranger to drought conditions. These past, oh I don’t know… 20 years have been dry ones and municipalities are becoming more rigid...

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August In Your Colorado Yard And Garden: A To-Do List

AUGUST 15, 2018

August gardening chores can be a mixed bag. For many Colorado growers, this month begins the downhill slide into off-season. So, by all means, take some time to simply enjoy...

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Updates To The Denver Green Roof Initiative Explained!

AUGUST 8, 2018

Green As Far As The Eye Can See Imagine you are in a hot-air balloon, slowly taking off in the middle of a city’s downtown sector. You see the normal...

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Beneficial Bugs: A Love Letter

AUGUST 1, 2018

  What do you think about the bugs in your yard?  Do you see them as either “good” bugs, ready to help pollinate your plants or as “bad” bugs, out...

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Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #4: The Black-tusked Tussock Moth

JULY 25, 2018

The Invasion A little caterpillar with a big appetite is chomping down on some of our finest furs, across the Front Range. A Colorado native, the black-tusked or Douglas fir...

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Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #3: The Mountain Pine Beetle

JULY 18, 2018

The Invasion Not all enemies invade. Sometimes, they’re here all along, living right beside us. Flying under the radar, waiting until the timing and the conditions are right. Then they...

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Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #2: The Emerald Ash Borer

JULY 11, 2018

The Invasion 2002 was a bad year for ash trees. An alien invader, living undetected since the 1990s, was about to take center stage in single-handily decimating their population in...

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Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #1: The Japanese Beetle

JULY 4, 2018

The Invasion A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… We’re talking Riverton, New Jersey, 1916… an unassuming beetle was found living in a crate of iris bulbs...

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So Fresh And So Green: Plantscaping Your New Office Build Out

JUNE 27, 2018

  Every year, the grass on the other side of the fence looks greener to many entrepreneurs, and a change of place looks like the most promising path to growth....

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Beautify Your Business: Commercial Landscape Design Ideas

JUNE 20, 2018

THE BASICS OF GOOD COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN Owning and operating your own business can mean a To-Do list that stretches from here to Timbuktu… From ensuring that you provide quality...

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Firescaping: Landscape Design That Could Save Your Home And Your Life

JUNE 13, 2018

Colorado has 4 major seasons: football, skiing, road construction and fire (fall, winter, spring and summer, respectively). And since we’ve long been plagued with below average precipitation levels, diminishing snow...

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Plant Escape’s HOT LIST – Top Garden Trends for 2018!

JUNE 6, 2018

“The top 2018 landscape trends reflect an evolution of the outdoor living trend we’ve seen grow in popularity over the past few years. Stimulated by a healthy economy, homeowners and property...

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Let’s Talk Trees!

MAY 23, 2018

When it comes to buying trees, a decision made in haste can lead to a lifetime of regret. This is heavy stuff, man… Many trees GROW more beautiful generation after...

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Green Roofs: A Scenic Solution Or A Wealth Waster?

MAY 16, 2018

             Roofs are like nose hairs, practically everyone has them and they’re not exactly attractive. Fortunately, a new generation of builders, landscape architects, government officials...

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Oh Grow Up: An Introduction To Living Walls And Vertical Gardening

MAY 9, 2018

If walls could… bloom…? No longer just of interest to architectural companies looking to win innovative design awards, living walls or vertical gardens are sprouting up all over the world....

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The Power Of Positive Planting

MAY 2, 2018

Reduce anxiety and control stress levels by living a plant-iful lifestyle. Hi there. Are you stressed out? Worried about the future? Frustrated with your spouse? Irritated with your children? Join...

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Pretty Yet Poisonous: The 15 Most Common Plants Harmful To Your Pet

APRIL 25, 2018

Know Before You Grow Most of us are familiar with the old adage “Curiosity killed the cat.” Meant to dissuade the prying of nosy people into the affairs of others,...

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Plants: Practically Perfect For Protection And Privacy

APRIL 18, 2018

The A, B, Cs of privacy landscaping Do you have neighbors? Probably. Do you like your neighbors? Hopefully. Do you want to see what your neighbors are doing in their...

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Houseplants: The What, Where, And Why Guide

APRIL 11, 2018

Plants can survive without humans but humans cannot survive without plants. Bringing the outdoors in has long been a favorite design theme practiced by interior decorators the world over. Houseplants...

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Can Landscape Design Increase Your Home’s Property Value?

APRIL 4, 2018

Boost the green in your pocket by maximizing the green in your yard. If you’ve lived in and around the Denver area for longer than 5 minutes, you are probably...

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Plants: Your New Favorite Coworker?

MARCH 28, 2018

The benefits of office plants are quickly becoming common knowledge… Long dead are the days of the dusty ficus, sequestered to the dimly-lit corners of gray cubicles across America. In...

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What Is Plantscaping?

MARCH 2, 2018

What Is Plantscaping? In today’s age, most people spend a majority of their time indoors. While comfortable, this lifestyle keeps our interactions with the natural world at a depressingly low...

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Benefits of Plants in Hospitals

MARCH 2, 2018

Benefits of Plants in Hospitals Plants can be a welcome addition to any interior space. From offices and retail locations to homes, plants bring a natural look to an interior....

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Plants That Purify the Air

MARCH 2, 2018

Plants That Purify the Air As modern humans, we spend a good portion of our lives indoors, whether we’re working in an office, hanging out with friends or simply relaxing...

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Benefits of Plants in the Office

MARCH 2, 2018

Benefits of Plants in the Office Your organization needs employees and co-workers who are engaged, energized and ready to get things done. How can you fail to accomplish this? Give...

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Increase Hotel ROI With Plants

MARCH 2, 2018

Increase Hotel ROI With Plants No matter where someone travels, they’re always looking to stay in a place with a view. While the most spectacular views come with equally spectacular...

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Top Benefits of Professional Plant Care

MARCH 2, 2018

Top Benefits of Professional Plant Care Most plants seem easy to care for on the surface — just add a little water, watch for bugs and you’ve got a growing...

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