Do you compost? Composting has become very popular in our area and Denver’s Compost Collection Program has been a big driver for local households to jump onto the composting bandwagon. Perhaps you’ve seen the green carts in your neighborhood? Why Compost? You’ve done your part and you’ve reduced, reused and recycled, right? Now it’s time to start composting. I know composting is beneficial to our earth and helps reduce landfill waste, but it’s only recently that I’ve come to appreciate the true wonder that is composting.  Here are just some of the amazing benefits composting can bring to our earth and your garden: Trash Reduction.Read More →

Eek! It’s already the first week of April, and I haven’t even started my warm season seeds yet. Time to get crackin’! In the meantime, here are some steps YOU should be taking in your garden this month. Did you get your soil tested? If not, do it now. If you did, then you can start supplementing your soil to get it in its best shape. Consider adding in some compost to the soil- 1-2 inches will be sufficient. As you’re digging through, take out the old vegetable roots (my kids loved digging through the dirt last weekend and seeing how big the pumpkin andRead More →