How to Kill Your Lawn and Still Be a Good Neighbor

By Cheryl Conklin With the cost of irrigation going up, you might be tempted just to turn off the spigot altogether, take the lawnmower to a donation center, and go someplace cool for coffee. Wait! If simply abandoned, a typical urban yard in Colorado will turn into a dirt lot. Seriously. Do you really want to depress yourContinue reading “How to Kill Your Lawn and Still Be a Good Neighbor”

To Build or Not to Build

By Cheryl Conklin Say you live in England and you love desert plants, succulents and cacti from South Africa, Baja California, or somewhere really exotic, like Colorado? Your soil is constantly moist, lightly acidic, crumbly with leaf-mould. It’s terrible! What can you do? That’s right, you’ll have to build your own soil. Make it lean.Continue reading “To Build or Not to Build”