June 2013

Found 4 blog entries for June 2013.

Greeley StampedeIf you have not gotten your ticket yet, there is still time, but you better hurry because this year’s Greeley Stampede has a fantastic lineup!  From live music to their world famous rodeo, the Greeley Stampede promises to be fun for the whole family.  This event goes from June 27th, 2013 to July 7th, 2013.  For more information or to buy tickets for any specific event, visit them online, or at  www.ticketswest.com.  You can also purchase tickets at any local Colorado King Soopers grocery store.

The Greeley Stampede is a long standing tradition that takes place every year in Northern Colorado for the last 91 years!!! This event is known internationally as one of the best Independence Day celebrations our country has, and for being one that focuses on

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Lawn Care Tips

So if you are like me, you have recently noticed (I'm talking like in the last week) that your lawn has changed from a lush green to a hay straw brown! Even after all the talk about how dry everything has been, I just assumed the lawn got enough rain a few weeks ago, and did not notice the gradual change. So what do I do now? Well, I need to get out there and start properly caring for my lawn before it gets worse and moves into the land of no return. The information I am presenting was collected from several of the top lawn care websites as well as local professionals. If you have any questions that are not addressed here, just walk into your local home improvement or garden care store, the associates there should be able to help.

The first key to

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With Father’s Day right around the corner, daughters, sons, and wives all over the Denver are trying to figure out what the heck to get dad this year. The days of ties and tools are long over, especially in a place like Colorado where our world is a playground. Luckily for us, there are tons of super cool ways to spend Father’s Day in Denver this year. From going out for a manly man's meal well outside of the usual, to catching a live concert, or spending a day at the races; you and your dad will have a blast. Here is my breakdown of the top best things going on in, and around Denver this Father’s Day 2013 weekend.

Rocky's Autos Father's Day "NASCAR Knockout"Rocky's Autos Father's Day "NASCAR Knockout" - Dacono, Saturday, June 15th. Grandstand opens at 3:00pm, races start at 6:30pm. Free pit

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Now that spring is in full bloom around Colorado and summer is fast approaching, many homeowners will undoubtedly start to notice the presence of some of the area's most common backyard pests. Critters like hornworms, caterpillars, and slugs can wreak havoc on our gardens, while prairie dogs and Mountain Pine Beetles are forever changing our open plains and forests. Although we are blessed to live in a relatively dry state that does not have an enormous bug population like Florida or Minnesota does, we do have an abundance of wildlife surrounding us which can sometimes make their homes right along side ours. Our closeness to Mother Nature is part of our State’s allure, as well as one of its challenges. Here are some tips on how to deal with three common

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