Category Archives: Decorate your patio

Week 8 – It’s time for summer bulbs and time for tour

Around the garden today: Bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers, whatever the type, they come in red, orange, green, purple, white, yellow, small, medium, large, and gigantic. Dahlias, canna, calla lilies and gladiolus are a few of the things you can plant right … Continue reading

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It’s time to plant peas and….

It’s finally here!!  It’s time to plant cool weather crops. Hopefully you have started your spring gardening cleanup.  It’s time to get those beds ready.  It’s time to make those waffle gardens.  (If you’re unfamiliar with the waffle garden, check … Continue reading

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Week 36 – Poinsettias and Porch Pots

It’s time to decorate for the holidays and right now there are some really nice indoor plants as well as some nice outdoor choices to decorate your home. Poinsettias are beautiful and fairly easy to take care of with a … Continue reading

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Week 35 – Decorate for Thanksgiving

In Colorado it just may be nice enough to sit out on the patio and if not it can always be nice to look at it from the window.   You can also bring some of the cool weather plants indoors … Continue reading

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Week 34 – It’s time to plant bulbs

It’s time to plant bulbs and you can do that in the ground or you can do it in pots so in the Spring you can have potted tulips, hyacinth, daffodils and other Spring bulbs on your patio. Take a pot … Continue reading

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Week 33 – The yes and no of Fall garden cleanup

We’ve had a little snow and a couple of frosts and maybe a freeze so it’s time to get out and get the garden in shape for Spring and do some fall cleanup.  You should have already brought the plants … Continue reading

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Week 32 – It’s time to plant bulbs

Today started out cold (34 degrees) but while we were in the garden the sun came out and it was a perfect day to plant bulbs. We planted tulips and crocus and winter hardy pansies today.  In Colorado the Darwin … Continue reading

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Week 30 – Festive patios for Fall

It was a fun day in the garden at Rob’s today.  We had almost all of the apprentices there. We’ve had a couple of snows and some of the color in the garden is going away.  It’s that time of … Continue reading

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