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April 22, 2022: Greening Federal buildings; Planting a teeming, yet sustainable yard

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Sustainable Gardening Lakewood Colorado Wonders
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Alison Peck, left, a designer with Matrix Gardens in Boulder and who taught sustainable landscaping at Front Range Community College, gives some watering-friendly pointers to Kara Pharris at Pharris’s home in Lakewood on Wednesday July 10 2019.

The biggest landlord in the U.S.-- the federal government-- is making a big push for greener buildings. Then, in the face of climate change and water worries, can you still have an attractive -- yet eco-friendly-- yard? The answer, is yes. Plus, how climate change anxiety inspired Fort Collins musician Logan Farmer.