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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Gardening with The Masters

Gardening with The Masters

  Things that go bump in the garden: Bats, snakes, and toads Gardening Article By: Kathie Hopkins Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Bats: The often maligned bat is a gardener’s best friend! The North American bat species are nocturnal mammals that devour more bugs than birds and bug zappers combined, and they do not suck blood from animals or humans. They specifically search out night-flying insects, such as moths and mosquitoes and a bat ... Full Story

Master Gardeners

    TLC for Tender Bulbs  By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County When leaves fall and frost arrives, the garden goes to sleep. We usually consider fall a time for planting spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips and daffodils, which can overwinter in the ground. But, part of garden clean-up is to dig tender bulbs, tubers, corms and rhizomes and put them in proper storage, as our Colorado winter temperatures are too cold for ... Full Story

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

It is teacher appreciation week in the Thompson School District and it was Teacher Appreciation night at the Thompson Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night. This recognition for teachers comes from students and plays to a packed house at the district headquarters. Each student had a rose to give to their teacher as Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Judy Skupa read quotes from the student's letters.         School: Berthoud High School Student’s Name: ... 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 ... Full Story

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening for all ages By: Shari Thomas Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Did you know that gardening is one of America’s favorite pastimes? Many people enjoy the benefits of being outside, growing their own food, and feeling a sense of accomplishment and purpose in their gardens. Gardening can also provide a way of socializing with others. Sometimes, however, gardeners experience physical or other challenges which limit their ability to pursue ... Full Story

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