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Changing watering habits as cold looms

By Dennis Hill

How late in the fall should I continue to water my lawn, and should I fertilize it now? — Laura As fall comes on and weather starts to cool, you want to start stretching out the time between watering. Lots of people just let the ...


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September Yard Of The Month

By Staff

If every plant has a story then Cheri Scott’s garden is a library. There is an apple tree that has a graft from a local 100-year-old tree, some peonies that she is holding for a friend who is moving and must have them at his new home, ...


Tips for taking care of weeping mulberry

By Dennis Hill

How do I maintain a weeping mulberry tree? Should it be thinned? It droops all the way to the ground. Does it need to be supported more on the top of it? — Mary You’ve asked a good question, one that many people wonder about. ...


Take the hose to those fall webworms

By Erin McIntyre

We took the dog for a walk along the Colorado Riverfront Trail by Connected Lakes last week, and all these tiny caterpillars kept crossing our path. They seemed to come from nowhere and took their mission seriously — to get off the ...


Some tips for getting plants ready

By Dennis Hill

We have 2-year-old grape, blackberry and raspberry plants planted in our back yard. Is there anything we should do to prepare them for winter besides mulch the ground around the bottom of the plants? I was thinking about wrapping the bottom ...


Preparing strawberry plant for the winter

By Dennis Hill

How do I store my hanging strawberry plant? I have about 10 daughter plants growing off of it, and I don’t want them to break off. — Valerie Are you planning on leaving the strawberry plant outside over the winter? It should be ...


We’re closing in on a great time to move your flowers

By Dennis Hill

I have two huge whirling butterfly plants and two French lavenders that I need to either move or divide before next year. How and when should this be done? — Carolyn The best time of the year to divide most perennials is coming up. ...


Original Chicken Five, meet the babies

By Erin McIntyre

We have had a monumental shake-up in the Poulet Chalet, folks. Yep, the three new baby chickens moved into the big house, and it pretty much has been a nonstop reality TV show. Welcome to “Cluck Dynasty.” I call them the ...


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August Yard 
Of The month

By Special to the Sentinel

Take time in the near future to drive by 1360 Chipeta Ave., which was unanimously selected by judges as the August 2015 Yard of the Month winner. Built in the 1920, John and Penny Hopkins moved into the house in 1978 and finally finished all ...


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Some items on this year’s fall to-do list

By Erin McIntyre

I hate to say it, but fall is just around the corner. The asters I planted by the front door are blooming. The little buds burst open like popcorn and the whole plant explodes in little pink flowers. I know when these bloom that it ...


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