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  • Helping pollinators, one city flowerpot at a time

    By DEAN FOSDICK The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Even a little effort - a potted plant, say, on an apartment balcony - can mean a lot when trying to help restore declining pollinator populations such as bees, bats and butterflies. "Every contribution is worthwhile," said Victoria Wojcik, research director for the Pollinator...

  • Homeowners feel the pressure of the perfect shower (quest)

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    In their hit duet "Under Pressure," Queen and David Bowie pretty much summed up how we all feel about that particular force: "Pressure, pushing down on me, pressing down on you, no man ask for ..." Unless, of course, that man happens to be in the shower. "For the perfect shower,...

  • Year-round gardening: Does your bluegrass have the yellows?

    By Janet Fitzgerald Colorado Master Gardener -by Janet FitZgerald Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Have you noticed some yellowing in lawns during the past week or so? The precipitation and cool weather in May have created some temporary problems for lawns featuring Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue. While there is plenty of brilliant green turf out there, especially on...

  • Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting June 6, 2015

    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Wednesday Save Water and Money in Your Commercial Landscape - 8:30-9:30 a.m., Conservation and Environmental Center, 2885 Mesa Road, free. Registration: 668-8232. FRIDAY Gardening with Containers - 3 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org....

  • Chic plus comfortable equals relaxed style

    By MELISSA RAYWORTH The Associated Press -by Melissa Rayworth The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    It's a difficult compromise: Many want their homes to look as stylish and carefully designed as the ones they see in decorating magazines. But they also want them to be comfortable and easy to enjoy. "A relaxed lifestyle is something people want more and more, and their homes are...

  • Create an energy efficient home with Carrier Colorado this summer

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Sponsored: Summer months mean relief from sky-high heating bills, but what if you could ensure you were saving the max amount on your cooling system June through September?

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