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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘garden’

Master Gardener Article: Cold Frames

Master Gardener Article: Cold Frames

Gardening Article By: Susan Perry Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Cold Frames Part 1: What They Are and Why Use Them Have you ever grown so many carrots, lettuce, spinach, onions or beets that you can’t eat them all by the time cold weather arrives? Don’t want to freeze, can or pickle? Or maybe you haven’t had enough of your fresh, home-grown produce …. Well, a cold frame might be an answer to consider. A cold frame is a low-tech alternative to a ... Full Story

Jenny McCarty Garden plant sale

Jenny McCarty Garden plant sale

This Saturday, May 15, the volunteer gardeners at the McCarty-Fickel house will  be having a garden plant sale at the historic home. The sale is from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds from the sale go to maintaining and restoring the landscape and garden to its original design in accordance with the 1916 landscape design plans that were found at the museum last winter. See below for a copy of the plans along with the plant list. There are over 1000  heirloom plants. Sale Itmes include: 6 ... Full Story

When to Plant Your Vegetables

By: Kathy Roth Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Growing your own vegetables allows you to truly understand what “fresh” means. Even if you have a small garden area, or plant your veggies in containers (like I did on my apartment balcony back in the ‘80s), you can reap the rewards of homegrown produce. Growing vegetables in Colorado necessitates understanding that we have challenges—temperature swings, cold spring winds, a short growing season, ... Full Story

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