Monthly Archives: March 2013

Week 4 – It’s time to pot up some cool weather plants

We were a colorful bunch this week.  We had a truck scheduled to plant pots on Rob’s patio but were preempted again so we went to the station and set up the pots.  It’s time to plant some cool weather … Continue reading

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Week 3 – Planting cool weather veggies and Waffle gardens

Today we didn’t have a truck at Rob’s garden due to breaking news so we gathered at the station to plant up some veggie and pansy pots. It’s time to plant cool weather vegetables and seeds like peas, carrots, lettuce, kale and other … Continue reading

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Extra – Rob visits Trim International Floral School

A little extra post.  I am attending Trim International Floral Design School located in the Denver Wholesale Florist’s warehouse.  Rob came and gave a talk on House Plant Maintenance for the class.  We made him an arrangement as a thank … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Spring Cleaning

     What a gorgeous day for the new apprentices to start their year gardening with Rob. If you haven’t already started, it’s time to get out and clean up the garden. It’s time to cut back perennials so the new … Continue reading

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Week 1 – It’s a new year – Welcome New Apprentices

  Today we welcomed nine new apprentices.  There are actually 10 but we count a daughter and her mother as one person.  Thank you to everyone who applied.  It was a hard decision as there were over 30 applications.  We are sorry … Continue reading

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Week 49 – It’s apprentice time (and time to buy seeds)!!

We are wrapping up selecting the new apprentices for this coming year.  I can say that it was a hard decision.  There were over 35 aspiring gardeners who sent in their two paragraphs telling a little about themselves and why … Continue reading

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