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Monday, December 22, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Botanica: New Works Exhibit Coming to Loveland

Botanica: New Works Exhibit Coming to Loveland Museum/Gallery

LOVELAND, CO           The Loveland Museum/Gallery will present Botanica: New Works, an exhibit featuring a small group of Colorado artists from November 27, 2010 through January 30, 2011. An opening reception will be held on Friday, December 10 from 6-8 pm. This event is free and open to the public. While the regional botanical artist group, Studio Botanica, is comprised of artists classically trained in botanical art and illustration, each interprets the world of plants ... Full Story

“You Can’t Take it With You” opens

“You Can’t Take it With You” opens in Berthoud

The Moon Theatre Company will be bringing the community theatre production of Kaufman and Hart’s 3-act comedic play You Can’t Take it With You to Berthoud this weekend. The Pulitzer Prize winning play will be performed at the United Methodist Church, lower level stage, at 820 9th Street in Berthoud (map). You Can’t Take it With You is the latest production by the directing duo of Kathleen Gruman and Lesley Jones. The large and dynamic cast is filled by experienced actors from ... Full Story

Tips on Winterizing Sprinkler Systems

Tips on Winterizing Sprinkler Systems

Indian Summer Temps Lulling Homeowners Into False Sense of Security DENVER, CO - It is a date professional landscape contractor John Reffel, III, owner of JLS Landscape & Sprinkler, Inc., remembers well. Last year, on October 10, overnight temperatures dipped to 16 degrees. “That early freeze caught many homeowners off guard, and caused extensive damage across Northern Colorado to sprinkler systems that were not winterized or protected,” said Reffel, a member of the ... Full Story

2010 Loveland Art Studio Tour Preview Show October

2010 Loveland Art Studio Tour Preview Show October 16-17

Artist Brochure and Maps Available October 1 LOVELAND – The second annual Loveland Art Studio Tour is set for October 16-17 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at various artist studios throughout Loveland. This free, self-guided tour will feature 52-plus artists in painting, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, glass, photography and more! The Loveland Art Studio Tour was created in 2009 to promote artists within the area and Loveland as an arts community. The map and artist director are ... Full Story

The Greeley Chorale opens 46th season

The Greeley Chorale opens 46th season

Greeley, Colo - - The Greeley Chorale is excited about their 46th concert Season: Musical Reflections of Home & Abroad. The Greeley Chorale is comprised of 90 auditioned adult singers - some of whom travel great distances to sing with this unique group. Its repertoire ranges from the traditional major choral works of the great composers to the spirituals, folksongs, and Broadway music of America. Through its support of local arts events, church choirs and school choirs, ... Full Story

Crisp Colorado cabbage adds crunch

Crisp Colorado cabbage adds crunch

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado cabbage is featured in our Colorado Coleslaw recipe. Available Now…Cabbage In 2009 Colorado produced nearly 130 million pounds of cabbage valued at $14 million. Good quality cabbage should be well-formed, fairly even colored and heavy for its size. Cabbage leaves should be ... Full Story

Master Gardeners, hedges to grasshoppers (again)

Master Gardeners, hedges to grasshoppers (again)

Hedges for Landscapes By: Dick Christensen Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Would you like to get away from it all in your own backyard? A hedge can establish private outdoor spaces enclosed by leafy textures. In the most complete sense of the word, a hedge is any barrier or boundary composed of plants or stone. A hedgerow refers to small fields separated by hedges. In Colorado, hedges usually are rows of bushes or small trees planted ... Full Story

ATV presents Casino Night at Ellis Ranch

ATV presents Casino Night at Ellis Ranch

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Ugh: What to do about Grasshoppers

Ugh: What to do about Grasshoppers

By: Beth Thiret Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Look, for a moment, at life from the grasshopper’s point of view. He sees your garden as a complimentary all-you-can-eat buffet that’s open every day of the season. What you see as a lovely crop of beans near harvest for evening supper, the grasshopper sees as a quick snack before moving on to your corn, onions and carrots. When those are finished, he may decide that the perfumed flavor of a ... Full Story

Master Gardeners get ready for winter

Gardening Tips By: Mitzi Davis Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Fertilize your lawn if it is a cool season grass like bluegrass, fescue or ryegrass, and help it recover from the stress of summer drought and heat. Apply a high nitrogen, water soluble, fertilizer at a rate of 1lb. of nitrogen per 1000 square feet. The first number on the bag is nitrogen (N) and is the percentage of nitrogen in the fertilizer.  If the first ... Full Story

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