Build a Welcoming Wildlife Habitat

Build a Welcoming Wildlife Habitat

By Steve Frye Imagine yourself in your garden this spring. How could it be better? Do colorful, fragrant plants abound? Is there a hum of insect activity? Do creatures share your space? Those last two questions are important to me. Sure, I enjoy a garden’s colors and textures, but it’s the creatures that I find […]

Behind the Green Vest

Behind the Green Vest

The “old guard” of the hardware store never had a name for the McGuckin Way. It was what it was: just Dave Hight’s way of doing business. Hardware veterans employed by the store for decades may not have realized upon their hiring what sort of impact Dave’s model would have on the community at large. They certainly realize now, […]

Great Reasons to Shop Local This Holiday Season

Great Reasons to Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This year, we’ve seen a wonderful and optimistic effort to shop closer to home! That means the hard-earned dollars of our residents–the people who also happen to be our friends, family, colleagues and coworkers– stays in our community. And that means a better place to work, with more jobs and opportunities, and a […]

September Floods: One Year Later

September Floods: One Year Later

September Floods: One Year Later One year has passed since several days of steady, relentless rain saturated the ground around Boulder and Larimer counties, and so began the flooding unlike anything the Front Range community has ever seen. Like a sponge at capacity, the ground was so replete with moisture that flood waters diverted to […]

The Boulder Bike Life

The Boulder Bike Life

The Boulder Bike Life If there was ever a place to get into biking, Boulder would be it. With some of the best cycling amenities in the world, you can do no wrong pedaling around the city that consistently enjoys top marks in health, well-being and quality of life for its citizens. And what a […]

Ready to Garden? Try Organic!

Ready to Garden? Try Organic!

Ready to Garden? Try Organic! Whether you weather the inevitable seasonal battles with the lawn, the garden, or both, consider the non-chemical route for a healthier environment close to home. Your loved ones, neighborhood animals and plants will thank you for it, guaranteed. It’s no question that synthetic fertilizers give quick, tangible results with generally […]