This week arts and entertainment reporter Audrey Dwyer tours Elkstone Farm to learn about their unique methods of producing agriculture.
With the trails drying, native wildflowers are entering full bloom.
Aspens, while difficult to grown, are more than worth the effort through all four seasons.
The time has come to begin preparing garden spots.
Busy bees make a delightful, and beneficial, addition to gardens.
Signs point to another active spring for grasshoppers.
When should shrubs be pruned? Certain ones can be done right now before they leaf out; others should wait until after they finish flowering.
To seed or not to seed? With apologies to ol' Will Shakespeare, that is the question asked by many high-country gardeners each fall.
Growing plants hydroponically avoids one of the biggest problems with indoor plants: over-watering or forgetting to water and then drowning our plants when they start to wilt and wither on us.
Gardeners always have known a certain joy when getting their hands and feet in the soil. But now scientists have made it official that getting dirty is good for your soul.
Observe the bugs in your garden before taking any action against them. You just might discover that those creepy, crawly things in your garden are your friends.
Now is a good time to propagate many of the perennials in your garden if they’ve become overgrown, if you just want to have more of a particular plant, or if they seem to have lost some of their hardiness.
With fall upon us, now is a great time to enjoy your garden and think about ways to extend the season as we move toward freezing temperatures.
If you look closely while hiking the forests around Steamboat Springs this fall, you might notice a pretty wide variety of mushrooms that are poking their heads through the leaf litter and conifer needles at the base of our alpine trees, perhaps because of all the wonderful moisture we've gotten this year.
Spaghetti sauce, Caesar salad, shrimp scampi and many other favorite foods have a common ingredient that can be easily grown here in the mountains: garlic.