The Pinery News

Thursday, December, 2018

Early settlers in Pine Grove (Parker) cohabited reasonably well with the Indians. John and Elizabeth Tallman owned property northeast of Parker. The mountain-dwelling Utes frequently crossed their land heading toward hunting grounds. Elizabeth customarily left food for them, so she became a favorite with their chieftains.

Monday, July, 2018

This is a reminder that trash pick up can be anywhere between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, January, 2015

Preventing damage from wildfire requires awareness and planning. Southmetro Fire Rescue can get you started.

Friday, June, 2010

by Bill Hames

Buying Perennials

Our climate is harsh and plants must adapt to high altitude sunlight, cold winters, lack of moisture, low humidity, and the hot summer sun. Perennial plants are the way to go and there are many hardy perennial plants that will survive in our Colorado climate.

Here are some helpful suggestions when buying perennials:

1.    Buy plants that have soil around them with their roots intact and undisturbed. DO NOT BUY BARE ROOT PERENNIALS.