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Frosts & freezes

“When Should I Empty My Flowerpots?”

“When Should I Empty My Flowerpots?”

In the fall, one of the questions that often comes up is: "When should I empty my flowerpots?" There are different schools of thought on when to empty your flowerpots, so I'm going to share several options. That way, you can decide which makes the most sense for you....

6 Ways to Protect Your Flowers From Frosts and Freezes

6 Ways to Protect Your Flowers From Frosts and Freezes

You know you've entered the "joys of western gardening club" when ... It feels like summer one day... and the next day you're bracing yourself for frosts, freezes and snow. (I'm not crying. I have something in my eye.) If you'd like your annuals — your one-season...

What to Do BEFORE You Empty Your Flowerpots

What to Do BEFORE You Empty Your Flowerpots

It would be awesome to be named "The Perfect Gardener" after a summer of growing flowers — complete with dancing squirrels and a pitch-perfect choir of finches. But alas, most of us weren't born with a spade in one hand and a geranium in the other. So, the next best...

Pansies: A Colorful Flower for Your Spring Flowerpots

Pansies: A Colorful Flower for Your Spring Flowerpots

Are you feeling adventurous this spring? Want to add a splash of color to your flowerpots? Get to know pansies! They're an early spring flower you can plant to add a BIG pop of color to your Colorado garden — especially if you're ready to kiss winter goodbye. You may...

How Frosts and Freezes Affect Your Flowers

How Frosts and Freezes Affect Your Flowers

When I was first learning how to garden... I used to think that 32 degrees was the temperature I needed to keep an eye on for my flower plants. 32 degrees is when water freezes, so that must be the point when my flowers will freeze too, right? But over time, I've...

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