Monthly Archives: May 2012

Week 9 – Plant annuals in your garden for color

The tulips, iris and daffodils and all those little spring bloomers are almost gone.  The perennials are growing but not quite blooming yet.  What do we do when we’re just waiting for those plants to bloom?  Plant some annuals to … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Planting pots and containers to enhance your surroundings

This week we gathered at the 9News Studio and planted container gardens that will give the garden and patio area some nice color for the June 10, Proctor/Macke Garden Tour for the Dumb Friends League. We planted “Blizzard” geraniums.  The are … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Stake your plants early to avoid breakage

This week was pretty short and sweet.  We talked about staking our tall plants before we notice the wind blowing them over and breaking them beyond repair.  I’m guilty about this with my Hollyhocks.  I notice they are bent over … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Water Saving Vegetable Gardens

Today we learned about two ways to vegetable garden and conserve and use water to our best advantage.  Denver has already imposed water restrictions as well as some of the surrounding suburbs so water saving tips right now are critical. … Continue reading

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