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.
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!
SHARE PHOTOS USING #PLANTSOMETHINGCO
along the way
Reap the benefits
Greener is cleaner
One tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, equaling 11,000 miles of car emissions.
Carefully positioned plants and trees can cut as much as 25% off your household's energy consumption for cooling and heating.
One of the most important factors in neighborhood satisfaction is the abundance of trees and well-landscaped grounds.
By adding quality, low-maintenance landscaping to your home, you can boost its resale value by 15%.
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.
miles of car emissions eliminated from the atmosphere each year by planting one tree
off your household's energy consumption for cooling and heating
of potential savings in your annual heating and cooling costs with three properly placed trees