Colorado State University Online Resources
There are several online resources available to you. CSU has some fantastic fact sheets and helpful information for a variety of issues. Please check out these wonderful resources.
Extension Fact Sheets
Short and simple, 1-2 page fact sheets from CSU on a variety of home gardening topics
On-Line Yard and Garden Publications
An extensive list of all CSU publications according to a variety of horticultural subjects from the Colorado Master Gardener Program
Classroom-style chapters for more in-depth information on a given gardening issue
Gardening articles sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the Green Industries of Colorado.
Co-Horts Gardening Blog
A horticultural blog written by CSU Extension faculty and staff on fun and interesting gardening topics
Trees Are Good
You can find a certified Arborist in your local area
Front Range Tree Recommendation List
List of recommended trees for the Front Range of Colorado
PlantSelect® Plant List
Plant Select® is the country’s leading brand of plants designed to thrive in high plains and inter-mountain regions, offering plants that provide more beauty with less work so gardeners of all levels can achieve smart, stunning and successful gardens using fewer resources and with a more positive environmental impact.
CSU Soil Testing Lab
Soil, Water and Plant Testing Laboratory website for Colorado State University
The CSU Soil and Water Testing has stopped receiving soil, water, and plant samples effective September 20th due to a move. They expect to restart regular operations in mid-November.
For the near future, please utilize Weld Laboratories for the soil and water testing. You can find a list of services and pricing for Weld Laboratories.
Colorado Climate Center
Provides information and expertise on Colorado's complex climate
Colorado State University's turf program website
Colorado State University Flower Trial Garden
Website for the CSU Flower Trial Garden located in Fort Collins, featuring the ‘best of’ and ‘top performer’ plants from the perennial, annual and cool season flower trials.
Climate Summary for Greeley, Fort Collins and Estes Park
Climate Summary for planting vegetables in Greeley, Fort Collins and Estes Park.
Climate Summary for Longmont and Boulder
Climate Summary for planting vegetables in Longmont and Boulder.