Protect Your Tree from Emerald Ash Borer

What is Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)?

Emerald ash borer is an insect that has the capability to severely harm the majority of ash trees here in Fort Collins. Urban tree canopy in this area is comprised of approximately 1/3 Ash trees. This insect is highly aggressive, and will kill any tree that is four inches in diameter and larger.

How do you know you have an ash tree?

Ash trees can be distinguished by their distinct diamond bark pattern. Here in Fort Collins,...


15 Fabulous Green Tomato Dishes

By Diana Rattray

August 12, 2019

Green tomatoes are one of the South's best-kept vegetable secrets! Until the early 90s, most of America had no idea that fried green tomatoes were a "thing." And then Fannie Flagg came along with the book "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe," which was subsequently made into a hit movie. 

These recipes include a few versions of Southern-fried green tomatoes along with some fabulous fritters, green tomato...


How To Care for a Peace Lilly

August 31, 2020 by Kassi Kuppinger

Also known as a Spathiphyllum, these beautiful, lush plants add a lot to any room, filling space with its big green leaves, and adding a delicate touch with its elegant white flowers. This plant, despite its name, is not actually a true lily, however, it does resemble a calla lily. This, paired with its flowers (resembling a white flag of surrender), is where it gets it's name. Being very adaptable and easy to care for, this houseplant makes...


How To Care For a Snake Plant

August 20, 2020 by Kassi Kuppinger

Snake plants come in many shapes, sizes, colors and patterns too! In addition to being beautiful, unique looking plants, they are also very easy to care for, doing best when they are all but forgotten about. These plants are a kind of succulent, and make the perfect companions for busy people and dark corners. However, even though they are quite durable and can tolerate a variety of conditions, there are still ways you can go wrong.




How To Care for an Aloe Vera

Aloe vera plants are a lovely kind of succulent that are easy to care for, have medicinal properties, and provide the perfect little pop of green for any corner of your home. We love our Aloe vera plants just as much as you do, so we have provided you with all of the information you should need to keep a happy, healthy plant!


These plants prefer bright, direct sunlight.

They will live fine with sparse, indirect sun, however their growth will slow...