Cultivate a
More Beautiful Colorado

Grow a richer lifestyle by putting down some roots.

 
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Want to improve your quality of life? Get your hands dirty and plant something.

That’s right. Planting trees, flowers or shrubs doesn’t just provide you with beauty and shade, it can also improve your property value, lower your energy costs, clean the air and water – even lower your heart rate.

 
 
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Plant something.
Win something.

The #PlantSomethingCO Photo Contest is a fun campaign aimed to get Coloradans to PLANT + SHARE + WIN.

Grab your free seeds and stake to get started!

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FOLLOW
@PLANTCOLORADO

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SHARE PHOTOS USING #PLANTSOMETHINGCO

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Plant
Something

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Win prizes
along the way

 
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Reap the benefits

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Greener is cleaner

One tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, equaling 11,000 miles of car emissions.
 

 
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Shady deal

Carefully positioned plants and trees can cut as much as 25% off your household's energy consumption for cooling and heating.

Local color

One of the most important factors in neighborhood satisfaction is the abundance of trees and well-landscaped grounds.
 

 
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Growth investments

By adding quality, low-maintenance landscaping to your home, you can boost its resale value by 15%.

 
 
 
 
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Find inspiration,
right where you’re planted!

Locate certified nurseries and garden centers in your area, and get the green-thumb guidance you need for your garden to flourish.

 
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26

pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere annually by planting one tree

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11,000

miles of car emissions eliminated from the atmosphere each year by planting one tree

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25%

off your household's energy consumption for cooling and heating

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$250

of potential savings in your annual heating and cooling costs with three properly placed trees

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Ask an expert

Get pro tips from a master gardener on how to create a thriving Colorado garden.