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Recycling rain

- 0 - Mon, May 23, 2016

Ever wish you could put our spring rains to use in your yard after it stops raining? Beginning Aug. 10, you can.

On May 12, House Bill 1005, which allows the capture of rainwater from the rooftop for use on your property to water lawn, plants...

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Shopping for a fire pit
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

People have sat around an open fire outdoors for centuries. Not only does fire provide warmth and light, but also it offers a relaxing setting for...

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Year Round Gardening: Satisfying Succulents
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Growing succulents might be the perfect way to satisfy gardening urges of the frequent business traveler who is away from home for extended periods...

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Summerland Gardens: Make your outdoor living as welcoming as your indoor living
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Your living space doesn’t begin and end at your home’s front door. An abundant amount of the year in Colorado Springs allows for exceptional and...

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Ready, Set, Roses!
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

Here at Harding Nursery, summer is just around the corner.  Our bare root roses arrive around the end of February, and we pot them up and put...

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Are formal spaces disappearing?
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

Formal dining and living spaces could once be found in every home. But such rooms are becoming more and more rare, thanks in large part to the rising...

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Year Round Gardening: Turf mites may be to blame for brown lawn patches
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

Turf mites can be a mighty problem along the Front Range. Many homeowners in the Pikes Peak area are seeing their yards awaken to spring, but instead...

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Spencer’s Lawn & Garden Centers add a little color to your life
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

Creating an inspiring setting of colorful plants and flowers is sure to brighten much more than your landscape. The vibrant backdrop can perk up your...

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Energy and water efficiency improvement increase property value and save money
By: - 0 Mon, May 9, 2016

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or make some upgrades around the house, energy and water efficiency improvements are a good place to start....

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Year Round Gardening: Enjoying small flowering trees in your landscape
By: - 0 Mon, May 9, 2016

Landscaping for seasonal interest, color, and height may bring gardeners to the conclusion of planting a small flowering tree. Flowering trees bloom...

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Traditional to Eccentric, Good Earth Garden Center fits the bill
By: - 0 Mon, May 9, 2016

Every day is a good day for homegrown tomatoes.  Nothing quite compares to the taste of a fresh, vine-ripened tomato plucked at the peak of...

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Appliance trends: Show focuses on colors, cooking times
By: - 0 Mon, May 9, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Whether you're Paleo, vegan or something in between, today's luxury kitchen appliances are designed to let you individualize...

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Around the House: Getting drinkable water a complex process
By: - 0 Mon, May 9, 2016

Dear readers: Last week I toured the new water treatment plant as it began to handle Arkansas River water pumped uphill from Pueblo Dam via the...

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Fire mitigation yields unlimited benefits
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Colorado Springs experienced the two most destructive wildfires in state history during the Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012, and the Black Forest Fire one...

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Around the house: Lose the tennis balls, make your own tire stop for the garage
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Dear Ken: I need a way to figure out how far to pull my car into the garage. I've tried tennis balls hanging from the ceiling, but they are always in...