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Week 14 – Garden fireworks will sizzle if you don’t let them fizzle

You can’t have that zing if you don’t have that thing – shu bop shu bop It’s getting hot outside and it’s time to re-enforce good gardening practices. Before we get to that;  around the garden today (it was magically … 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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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 2 – Container Gardening

Today the apprentices talked about container gardening.  What type of pots you need, what type of soil is best, how to drill a hole in a ceramic pot and fertilizer. Kathy talked about pots today.  In Colorado it is so … 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 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 29 – It’s that time of year

I really can’t believe we had snow today already.  Last night was not freezing but tonight you will need to cover any plants, especially pots, you would like to have a little longer or would like to bring in for … Continue reading

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Week 28 – What’s better than free plants?

If you’re an avid gardener then not much.  It’s easy to take cuttings, root them and plant them to make some free plants for next Spring. It’s starting to get cooler and it will be time to take any plants … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Keep grass out of your garden & yes, it is now time for tomatoes

The apprentices were very busy this week.  A beautiful day to work in the garden and we’re getting it ready for the June 9th tour to benefit the Denver Dumb Friend’s League.  Last year we donated over $10,000.  If you would … Continue reading

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