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Habitat delivers hope

Habitat delivers hope

By William Woody

Carlos Montoya along with his wife, Susette, and two daughters, Amiriza and Maleah, moved into their newly remodeled home off Park Avenue during a dedication by Habitat of Mesa County Saturday morning. (See related STORY.)  ...


Homegrown: Trimming an Austrian pine

By Dennis Hill

I have an Austrian pine and we trimmed the top to stimulate growth in the fall of 2008. It seemed to stimulate branching of the tree over the summer, but may have added an unsightly dense knot of growth. My husband then decided to trim off an ...


Homegrown: Weeping Norway spruce

By Dennis Hill

Hi. I love picea abies “pendula” or weeping Norway spruce. Will it do well in Fruita? Thanks. — Susan Weeping Norway spruce isn’t a particularly common plant here in western Colorado. There are a couple reasons for ...


Fast-growing shade trees

By Staff

I am looking for suggestions for a fast-growing shade tree. Have been reading about royal empress and the hybrid poplar, but welcome any ideas or suggestions. — Martha Probably the fastest-growing tree I can give you would be a hybrid ...


Nursery’s gardening classes begin Feb. 13

By Staff

Bookcliff Gardens Nursery & Greenhouse, 755 26 Road, will host classes from Feb. 13 through May 1, offering gardening advice and demonstrations. The class series will begin at 11 a.m. Feb. 13 with Gardening 101, which will be about ...


Homegrown: Goldfish in winter

By Dennis Hill

This is the first time we’ve had goldfish in our pond, and I’m not sure of the best way to treat them over the winter. I’m assuming we can’t just let the surface freeze over, but am not sure if we need a heater, or ...


Virtues for a healthy and harmonious bathroom

By Annie Payne

Throughout his life, Confucius taught about five virtues: gravity, generosity, sincerity, earnestness and kindness. “If you are grave, you will not be treated with disrespect. If you are generous, you will win all. If you are sincere, ...


Homegrown: Spruce next to aspen

By Dennis Hill

I have a 20-foot spruce tree in my yard that has an aspen growing a few feet away. The side of the spruce facing the aspen is not developing (the branches are not growing out). It looks like I only have half of a spruce tree. Should I remove ...


Homegrown: Indoor palm

By Dennis Hill

I have an indoor palm plant that did well when I first got it, but now the leaves are turning yellow. What did I do wrong? Thank you. Well, there are three possibilities I can think of. Far and away the most common problems are watering ...


10 tips for de-decorating (and de-stressing) after Christmas

By Staff

The bad news is Christmas is over. The good news is that the decorations will come down faster than they went up. Here are some tips on how to pull it down, pack it up, and put it away. Tip No. 1: The day after Christmas is not too soon ...


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