Published on Thursday, August 22 2013 07:24
The annual Colorado Fall Home Show, presented by Colorado Garden Show (CGS) and held at the Colorado Convention Center (700 14th Street, Denver) September 6 through 8, will showcase more than three hundred exhibitors, well versed in home renovation, remodeling and sustainable living. One hundred percent of every ticket sold at this show is invested in college scholarships for education in the green and agricultural industry, and horticulture-related grant projects throughout Colorado.
The Colorado Fall Home Show provides a forum and marketplace for attendees to explore the latest trends and products to create an energy-efficient lifestyle and prepare for Colorado’s winter. The show is working with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for the third consecutive year and ASID designers will present five vignettes of different household rooms.
Published on Thursday, July 25 2013 04:57
A hidden danger emerges as lush, spring grass dries up in the hot weather of early summer. The dried grass seeds, called grass awns, pose a potentially deadly threat to your pet.
These grass awns frequently become lodged in your pet’s fur or body openings. The most common places for grass awns to become stuck are between the toes, in eyes and ears. If they are removed promptly, only minor irritation results. The special shape of these awns allows them to burrow deeper into your pet if they are not removed promptly.
Awns in the eye cause infection, corneal ulcers, and eventual blindness. Awns in the ear cause external ear infections and often will penetrate the eardrum to cause middle
Published on Monday, June 17 2013 08:39
Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado eggs are featured in the Egg Bake Breakfast Bread recipe.
There are 3.8 million hens in Colorado producing more than 1 billion eggs every year. Eggs are a
Published on Wednesday, June 26 2013 09:57
As spring rolls into summer, tents are popping up and farmers’ markets are opening. For 29 years the Colorado Department of Agriculture has been helping consumers find farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, wineries and agritourism activities through the Colorado Farm Fresh Directory.
“This is an exciting time of year, when local produce, meat and other food favorites can be found at farmers’ markets,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “Consumers really
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 04:08
Several Lyons area landowners have asked me to look at their trees recently, because many woody plants in our community are showing signs of stress. Stressed trees, especially non-native species, had late opening buds, branch die-back, smaller than normal leaves, and brown evergreen foliage. They do not look so good.
It is no wonder that trees around here are struggling.