A great way to spend winter nights

There’s an old Scottish expression – ‘The nights are fair drawing in’ – meaning that darkness settles earlier and seems to last for so much longer. When you are stuck indoors, what better idea than to settle down and plan for when you can, once again, spend most of the daylight hours outside? It’s a…

So what exactly is mulch?

When you use a term all the time, it’s easy to assume that everyone knows what you mean. However, from time to time, we do get asked questions such as this one, so here’s the answer… Mulch is a layer of material that is placed on top of the soil in a border or pathway.…

Are you lit up for darker days or longer nights?

Being outdoors in the garden is not a year-long pleasure in Colorado. As fall comes across us, with winter to follow, and then a slowly-arriving spring, you’ll be spending much more time inside your home than for the rest of the year. And with days shorter and nights longer, then enjoying your garden as much…
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