May Gardening Tips
It's that time of year for "green thumbers" to spruce up the garden - and Wildflower Farm in Edwards has some great advice. Sure, the weather can be dicey at this time of year but, there's nothing like the gorgeous flowers and gardens to complete the beauty of the Vail Valley's summer landscape. So, get started - and enjoy!More
Such a Deal
With sunshine and "shoulder" season here in the Vail Valley, contrary to popular belief, all is not quiet on the home front! In fact, it's quite the opposite around these parts. There are deals to be had, places to go and people to see.More
This morning I awoke to a "Colorado Blue Sky Day," that can only be described as magnificent. Not a cloud in the sky. Cool, crisp air. I thought about how lucky I am to live here — and then I began making a short list of why . . .
I never get over the views - no matter what the season.
We don't have city traffic. I can get to every area within 10 minutes. Okay, if I have to go to Eagle, it's 20!
There are no lines for movies.
There is no pollution.More
Selling Your Home
With Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains closed for the season, we have now entered "shoulder season," which is the perfect time for everyone to take a deep breath and regroup. It doesn't matter if it means taking a vacation, working in the garden or readying a home to sell.
And, if you are selling your home, there are things you should keep in mind to make it as appealing as possible to perspective buyers.More
Just as we began to think that it wouldn't snow again - it did. Not in feet, but in inches — and just enough to powder the slopes for spring skiing. And with so many celebrating Easter and on vacation, it came just in time.
With Easter vacation in mind, the Vilar Performing Arts Center, in Beaver Creek, is presenting aMore
There's no doubt about it spring has definitely hit Eagle County. And yet, we did see some snow. Beaver Creek Mountain received 5 inches last week; Vail Mountain 3 inches. So, it ain't over 'til the fat lady sings. Another month of skiing is yours for the taking, even though Gypsum Creek Golf Course has all of its 18 holes open. You can ski AND golf!
The Vilar Performing Arts Center is still going strong . . .More
Eagle County's weather continues to be a prelude to a summer although we hear that some snow is in the forecast further down the road.
And with the warmer weather here, Colorado Alpines Wildflower Farm, the popular plant nursery in Edwards, has some garden-care hints for locals and part-timers that like to putter. According to the nursery, March is the time to:More
The sun is out. The snow's still good. What more can you ask for if you're into spring skiing? That's what our little piece of paradise—the Vail Valley—is all about this week!
And if you want a different outdoor adventure — you might want to consider some other spring activities like a getaway to Tennessee Pass Cookhouse where . . .More