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Dry Conditions this Winter: Time to Water

Due to the dry conditions this winter, it is a good time to consider watering the plants around your home. According to the experts at Colorado State University: Water trees, shrubs, lawns, and perennials during…

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Should I Water My Lawn This Winter?

Should I Water My Lawn This Winter? The short answer is yes! [Source http://healthylawn.net/water-lawn-winter/] The past few weeks have been extremely dry! Though we received enough moisture throughout the growing season to stay out of…

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Colorado Springs Utilities Offers Free Classes

Did you know Colorado Springs Utilities offers free classes? They are committed to the intelligent use of water and provide classes with experienced instructors to help you make the best use of this precious resource. There…

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3 tips for a better, easier breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day

Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate — a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whatever — the rest of the family follows an unspoken…

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Winter Watering in Colorado

Special thanks to http://www.gardencentersofcolorado.org/ for this fantastic info. Year round maintenance of plants is essential in any landscape, even in the winter, when watering is crucial and often overlooked. In Colorado, particularly on the eastern plains,…

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Flushable wipes aren’t so flushable

It used to be that wipes were meant to assist in changing a baby’s diaper or to sanitize hands, but now “flushable wipes” have burst onto the scene. These wipes are marketed to assist with…

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John Venezia Community Park

John Venezia Community Park Coming Soon In 1978, John Venezia and Lew Christensen worked with the Urban Land Institute to develop a Briargate master plan that was aesthetic in design and functional for future growth.…

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