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2 years 10 months ago

Does your lawn have dead patches?

The green that normally comes with spring is sprinkled with patches of brown and yellow. Barbara Bates, with C.S.U. Extension, says people are facing some tough choices for their lawn care this year. "If the turf isn't useable stop the battle right now, and just move to something...

2 years 10 months ago

Does your lawn have dead patches?

As many of us are getting into the swing of yard work, several are trying to figure out how to get rid of patches of dead grass. In places where just last year you saw green grass, this year many spots are still brown -- while everything else is turning...

3 years 5 months ago

Freeze warning: protect those plants

A freeze warning Tuesday night into Wednesday morning prompts planters to harvest what they can and cover the rest. Mike Estes, owner of Rick's Garden Center in Colorado Springs recommends putting any kind of blanket, sheet, newspaper, or frost cloth on top of those outdoor plants, as long as...

4 years 1 day ago

Working for more than a paycheck

A program unique to Colorado Springs is getting people into jobs, more than 4,000 last year alone. Goodwill of Colorado Springs is one of the first chapters in the country to work with the Department of Human Services to get people using public assistance, like welfare, into jobs. In...

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