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Nature’s Thermometer – The Cricket’s Lullabye

By On September 18, 2016

It has been a long time since I’ve posted, and even longer since I’ve been out to the garden for anything other than to add to the compost pile, and feel immense… Read More

Homestead Tour

The NoCo Urban Homestead Tour Wrap-Up

By On August 1, 2016

Whew! The 3rd Annual NoCo Urban Homestead Tour is in the books! Thank you to all who opened their homes and backyards, and to the volunteers that organized and made it happen… Read More

Prevention of Mildew

An Ounce of Prevention

By On July 1, 2016

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. – Benjamin Franklin If you are having a challenging time with pests, weeds, wildlife or other problems, there is a lot that… Read More

hedgie in the bluegrass

Kentucky Bluegrass II

By On June 27, 2016

The history of how the lawn became a mainstay of the American landscape is a study of the development of the American industrial, political, and social way of life. Advances in manufacturing… Read More

Bluegrass and goose

Kentucky Bluegrass I

By On June 24, 2016

Sod, Lawn, Turf, Grass, Common Meadow Grass, Poa pratensis. Different names for the most popular and widely planted species of turf. Anyone who’s weeded flower beds located adjacent to the lawn is… Read More

Noah Pastor shows off a meal worm which he is about to eat during 
interactive presentation on eating bugs on Tuesday at Ijams Nature Center. The program is part of Ijams' "Living Clean & Green! Science Cafe" series. The presentation served meal worms and chocolate covered ants for people to try.

Spring Workshops with The Growing Project

By On April 17, 2016

The Growing Project is dedicated to educating our Fort Collins community about urban agriculture, food insecurity, gardening skills, cooking, food preservation, foraging, and more. Through their TGP University they offer a wide… Read More


Colorado B2B Farmers’ Market

By On October 20, 2015

On November 3, from 10 to 3, there will be a free Colorado Business to Business Farmers’s Market in the RiNo Art District in Denver (3600 Wynkoop Street, Denver). This is an… Read More


Field Day 2015 in Greeley

By On August 6, 2015

The USDA Agricultural Research Service – Water Management Research Unit, Colorado State University Extension, Civil & Environmental Engineering and the Department, and Soil & Crop Sciences Department are hosting a Field Day in Greeley… Read More

CSA's - Community Supported Agriculture

Farmer Profile: Bailey Stenson of Happy Heart Farm

By On June 15, 2015

It was a good Friday this past week. I didn’t have to go to the day job. The sun was out and the endless rain took a break. Mother Nature is especially… Read More

Mission Completed

Time to get your bees!

By On February 8, 2015

It’s pretty warm right now. You might see these little troopers out and about in this unseasonably warm season. Personally, I lost my bees in that crazy -27 degrees we had in December.… Read More