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It’s time for some Fall action

It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted.  Nothing significant was going on in the garden.  Every week we oohed and ahhed over the beautiful fall plants.  Now it’s time for action. It’s time to take some cuttings so … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Out with the old, In with the new

  Today in the garden the apprentices got rid of the plants that are cool loving and got ready for the hot weather.  That means out with the pansies and cool weather veggies and in with the beautiful summer bloomers … Continue reading

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Week 11 – It’s time for a trim

  Today was all about trimming stuff.  Tree stuff, plant stuff, old bloom stuff. Since we just had the tour and there was a special blog about it I’m not doing photos from around the garden today.  See previous post … Continue reading

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Proctor/Macke Garden Tour for the Tennyson Center for Children

It was a pleasant day for a walk in the garden.  It was overcast but a beautiful day, especially for taking pictures.  Refreshments were served on the lawn and everyone had a wonderful time.  The apprentices were on hand for … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Stop and smell the roses

Today the apprentices talked about rose care and continued to get the garden ready for the upcoming tour. Around the garden today:   Some roses are tricky but most are easy to grow.  I have some that are 30 years … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Garden Math, Fertilizing and the Dead Heads

1 divided by 2 = 2.  1 divided by 4 = 4 right?  Well, today it does.  It’s time to dig up and divide your plants and it’s also time to start fertilizing those container gardens. Around the garden today: … 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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Signs of Spring

The signs of Spring are starting to pop up.  The crocus are out and it won’t be long until the tulips and daffodils start to join them. It’s time to buy your seeds for cool weather crops and plants.  Things … 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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