The word “xeriscaping” was coined by Denver Water in 1981. The “xeri” prefix derives from the Greek word for “dry,” and xeriscaping refers to maintaining landscapes with reduced irrigation by using low-water plants and efficient soiling.
Despite these new services, Denver has a fairly low recycling and composting rate.
City Forester Michael Swanson offers the following tips for keeping your trees healthy during the winter…
If the leaves of your maple, oak and crabapple trees are turning lighter green or yellow and have dark green veins, it is because the soil is alkaline and the trees can’t absorb the needed iron. Read this to learn how you can save your trees.
Numerous large maples in the tree lawns in Stapleton are turning yellow and dying. One homeowner appears to have found a solution that’s reasonably priced and takes minimal effort.
Theo Sam, an inquisitive 9-year old, has many ideas and questions about the world around him. When he spotted holes in a tree near his mailbox, he puzzled over them briefly before beginning to investigate.
Visit six private gardens and the Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being that has four primary garden/farm areas, including a pollinator garden, an herb garden and a community farm.
Events happening in our area in early August & September
What is the best design for a livable home powered entirely by the sun that can be transported anywhere in the world and assembled in just a few days? This is the design challenge of the Solar Decathlon, the brainchild of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Northeast Denver Housing Center (NHDC) plans to begin construction of a 180-unit affordable housing project in January at the southeast corner of MLK Blvd. and Moline St.