Category: Pradera Blog

As the weather cools and the leaves change colors, it is a beautiful time to be outside. It is also a great time to look into end-of-season maintenance to prepare your garden, lawn, and trees for winter. Doing a bit of landscape maintenance now will set you up for a successful spring. These tips will help keep your greenery in tip-top shape over the winter...Read More
Parker is a fabulous place to live. But of course, you don’t need us to tell you that. It’s obvious—just look around! As the Denver metro area continues to experience pressure from a rising population and tightening market, the real estate value of surrounding areas has become increasingly coveted. These are just a few of the market trends currently happening in our area. Current Parker...Read More
Now that everyone is back in school we want to highlight some distinct advantages of educational institutions in Parker. Recognized as one of the best school districts in all of Colorado, Douglas County provides a wide range of opportunities to students, including college-track courses, sports teams, a plethora of clubs and organizations, and student-centered career and college planning. Pradera kids have the latest and greatest...Read More
Um, where did summer go? June and July were gone in a flash—proof that time flies when you are having fun. But the fun isn’t over yet! Labor Day is right around the corner, promising a long weekend full of celebration. Check out these family-friendly Labor Day Weekend events happening in and around Parker. Grab some grub at the 7th Annual Smokin’ Brew BBQ! On...Read More
If you haven’t taken advantage of the beautiful golf weather yet this summer, get out there! Here are a few tips to help you improve your game and stay cool on even the hottest summer days. Stats aren’t just for the pros: If you’re looking to seriously improve your game, remember to keep statistics, yes, on yourself. Taking note of the fairways you hit and...Read More
If you’re wondering where June went (didn’t it fly by?), there’s no more time to think about it. Summer’s iconic holiday, the 4th of July, is right around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate. Enjoy these festivals, parades, and fireworks in and around Parker. Bring the family to Salisbury Park for the annual Parker Stars and Stripes Celebration. Admission is free and this event...Read More
If you’ve stepped outside in the last 5 minutes, then you know that summer temps are already rising. Here are some tips to make sure the whole family—especially the furry, tail-wagging members—will stay cool and have fun all summer long. Water. The key to a safe summer for all of us is water, and lots of it. Remember to give your pet constant access to...Read More
School’s out for summer! But the learning can continue. Keep everyone engaged (and, let’s admit it, sane) with these educational and fun activities this summer. Outdoors Check out all the sports leagues for kids available at the Parker Recreation Center. An added bonus: they offer a ton of fun stuff for moms! How about some quality time with animals? Forget the crowded zoo - spend...Read More
National Arbor Day has been celebrated since 1872 when Americans planted one million trees in a single day. This year, we will celebrate our trees on April 27th. Check out these fun facts about trees in Colorado, why they are so important, and where you can score some to plant at home. Our State Tree is the Colorado Blue Spruce. It is known for its...Read More
Pradera residents have egg-ceptional access to a whole basketful of options for Easter fun (see what we did there?). Check out these Easter events in the Denver area as you celebrate the promise of spring. Nothing beats a weekend brunch. During the Easter season, many hotels offer special menus and events. Additionally, the Denver area provides some of the best culinary experiences in the country....Read More
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