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Another Spring Snowstorm?

With several inches of snow and an overnight low in the 20’s predicted today, we’re in for another late spring snowstorm. And just when our lilacs were in full bloom and the trees have just leafed out! Ah…Colorado. It always keeps you guessing. Our landscape plants can suffer during spring snowstorms for two reasons. First, heavy […]

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Dealing with Broken Branches

Spring snow is full of moisture. That’s good news for winter-dehydrated landscape plants, but can cause problems for our trees and shrubs. During late spring snow storms, the wet flakes cling to branches, causing them to bow under the weight. Sometimes branches will bend outward from the plant’s center. But if enough heavy snow accumulates, […]

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Pikes Peak Dusted with Snow

Prepare for Winter Weather

With much of the Front Range facing the possibility of snow tonight and sub-freezing temperatures mid-week, here are a few considerations to care for your landscape: If you haven’t yet fertilized your lawn for the last time this year, it’s still worth doing before the snow hits. Fertilizing in late fall keeps your lawn slightly green […]

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What? No Fall Frost Yet?

If you ignore Grand Junction and La Junta, most of Colorado normally experiences the first frost of fall sometime in late September or October. And yet, it’s October 27 and there hasn’t been a fall frost. Weird. Colorado is definitely unpredictable. So what does this extended fall mean to our landscape plants? Here’s a short […]

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