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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘carrots’

Colorado Carrots Are Versatile Vegetables

Colorado Carrots Are Versatile Vegetables

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 carrots are featured in our Carrot Cake Pancakes recipe. Available Now…Carrots Choose carrots that are well-shaped with firm, smooth exteriors and vibrant orange to orange-red color. Tops should be closely trimmed to avoid rapid decay. Carrots are fat free, low in sodium, an ... Full Story

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Make Your Garden a Butterfly Oasis By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Now is the perfect time of year for butterfly activity; these active and graceful pollinators seek the sweetness of late summer nectar-producing plants. Look around at purple butterfly bushes, yellow black-eyed Susan, coneflowers, asters and daisies and delight in the movement and lightness of these beautiful insects. If your garden lacks these ... Full Story

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