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Archive for August 10, 2009

Perky Pansies for the Garden

By Margaret Wolf CSU Extension Master Gardener Pansies are often planted in late fall and early spring. Planting pansies in the fall helps them develop vigorous root systems during the winter, producing more blooms in spring. Pansies are winter hardy in zones 4-8. If there is a severe freeze, there is a risk of losing the plants, but they can survive light freezes and short periods of snow cover. In areas with prolonged snow cover, pansies survive best with a covering of dry winter mulch. ... Full Story

Youth 411: Sabados a Champion in Life

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder The mark of a champion is measured by his success. I recently witnessed a true champion that will be measured by the success of life. Twelve-year-old Alex Sabados, who races for the Berthoud BMX race team Rocky Mountain Racing, spent a weekend in Utah not too long ago racing at an American Bicycle Association national BMX event. (more…)

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