4 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation This Summer

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Every year, more than 20 million tourists visit Colorado Springs -, especially during the summer. With gorgeous mountains, endless outdoor activities, and a beautiful climate, it’s no surprise that people love visiting the Pikes Peak region. For those of us that live here though, we are fortunate enough to experience the wonder of this city every day! When vacation time …

The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds in Colorado Springs

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For homeowners who don’t have the yard space, proper soil, or time to invest in an expansive yard garden, raised garden beds could be right for you! We recently had a client who is moving to Colorado Springs from California this summer, and he told us that, as a master gardener, he swears by raised garden beds. Because they require little water, …

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How to Throw a Festive Memorial Day Weekend Party at Home

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Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to kick off the summer in Colorado Springs with a party! Extended hours of daylight, warm nights, and an extra day off work are all the more reason to invite your friends and family over for a celebration in your backyard. Here are a few tips to help you prepare: First, summertime is …

4 Tips To Protect Your Plants From Colorado Springs’ Late Snowstorms

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Colorado Springs is not always the kindest city when it comes to spring weather conditions for gardens and April flowers. With late snow, freezes, and the occasional spring blizzard, it is essential that homeowners know how to protect their early buds and recently planted flowers.  Protecting your new seeds is much easier if you have begun with pots or trays, …

Shop Local: A Summer Guide to Farmers Markets in Colorado Springs

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Did you know there is an outdoor farmers market almost every day of the week during summer in Colorado Springs? Farmers markets are not only a fun way to get outside and enjoy the sun, but they are an invitation for community members to meet local farmers, growers, and artisans. Instead of picking up produce in an air conditioned grocery …

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7 Colorado Springs Neighborhoods & Parks Offering Community Yoga Classes This Summer

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Picture stretching your arms overhead, relaxing your mind, and releasing built up stress through deep breathing and stillness. Now picture doing this with the sound of birds chirping, warm sun on your face, and Pikes Peak directly in view. Sounds incredible, right? Whether you’re new to yoga or practice daily, summer is a great time to get outside and experience …

Just Moved to Colorado Springs? Here’s How to Celebrate 4th of July in Your New City

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New to the Colorado Springs region and wondering how to celebrate Independence Day? Coloradans LOVE to celebrate 4th of July. In fact, the song “America the Beautiful” was inspired by a poem written about Pikes Peak! Whether you want to watch fireworks, camp in the mountains, or picnic in the park, there is something for everyone in Colorado Springs on …

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Ambiance Tips: How to Create the Perfect Colorado Springs Summer Evening

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One of the most common must-haves or wish-list items we hear from home buyers in Colorado Springs is “a home with a view of the mountains”—and understandably so. Colorado Springs is the hottest city to buy a home right now and, while it may be because of job opportunities, the friendly people, and the laid back culture, our incredible mountains …