Prepping Your Summer Garden

Feeling ready to take advantage of this delightful spring weather and start getting your hands in the dirt? We sure are! So hopefully you’ve had enough time to get through all the steps lined out in part one of our Summer Garden Series. If so, you know what you are going to grow, where or… Read More

Planning Your Summer Garden

It’s finally here folks! Spring has officially SPRUNG and summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning those gardens! I’ve always loved summer more than any other season. To me, summer means beaches, playing outdoors, sunshine and perhaps best of all, FRESH VEGGIES!! Whether you participate in a local CSA,… Read More

Bountiful Bees and Happy Hives: How to get started with backyard beekeeping

“The hum of bees is the voice of the garden.”  –Elizabeth Lawrence, Through the Garden Gate If you’ve been following the news at all within the past couple years, there is a good chance you have read something about honeybees and a phenomenon known as “colony collapse disorder” (CCD). If you haven’t, this mysterious epidemic… Read More

Deep Roots: A (brief) history of, and case for, urban gardening

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution My grandmother was the kind of person that had tricks for everything, especially when it came to the garden. Aphids got you down? Try a homemade garlic or hot pepper… Read More

Front Range Bioneers

I was excited to attend the 2014 Front Range Bioneers Conference held at the University of Colorado Boulder campus, just a short bike ride from my home. Presentations from local businesses, farms, and community groups were supplemented with live performances and informative and inspiring videos of presenters recorded at the national Bioneers Conference, held earlier… Read More

Geodesic Dome

On October 11th and 12th, CC Grow team members participated in a greenhouse building workshop led by Regenerative Lifestyles & Denver Earthship, the East Side Growers Collective, and Integrated Aquaponics. Located in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood at the community garden of the East Side Growers Collective and focused on building a geodesic dome greenhouse for… Read More