03/02/17

Water-Wise Landscape Seminars

Every spring, the Center for ReSource Conservation partners with local water providers to offer Water-Wise Landscape Seminars on Xeriscape and other sustainable landscaping practices.  These expert-led seminars are offered at no cost to residents, and they are open to everyone. Register by selecting the seminar and signing up for the event. Spring 2017 Seminar Line-Up: Lafayette: Monday, March 6th Transforming Your… more »


02/15/17

Meet the People Who Grow Our Food

Join us at the 8th Annual From Our Lands To Your Hands Family Farm Fair where you’ll be able to climb up on big tractors and meet with the farmers and ranchers who grow the food you eat. They’ll provide you some fun secrets so you can grow your own garden.  All ages welcome! Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:00 – 8:00… more »


01/23/17

State establishes permanent medication take-back locations

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has established a permanent household medication take-back program, adding more than 42 drop-off locations in two dozen counties across the state. In partnership with the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, the health department developed the program in response to the increased need for safe disposal of prescription medications. The average… more »


12/05/16

Winter Watering Tips

Cold dry winter days mean thirsty plants.  Follow these winter watering tips to water wisely. Water one to two times per month from November to April during extended warmer dry periods without snow cover when air and soil temperatures are above 40 degrees F. Apply water mid-day so it will have time to soak in before possible freezing at night…. more »


11/22/16

Fall is Here!

Follow these ten easy fall landscaping tips to prepare your lawn and garden for winter. Use fertilizers sparingly on your lawn before you turn off your sprinklers. Do not fertilize trees, gardens, flowers preparing to go dormant. Choose compost or other natural, slow release fertilizers which are less likely to run off your lawn. Never apply fertilizers before a rain… more »