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Week 16 – It’s tour time!!

This week we didn’t meet in the garden on Wednesday.  Our videographer has other assignments so some of the apprentices met on Saturday.  I thought it was a great opportunity to share some of the more subtle things in the … Continue reading

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Here it is – what you’ve been waiting for!!

COME ON DOWN – YOU WON’T REGRET IT!!

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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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It’s a Garden Party

GARDEN PARTY AND TOUR – You’re Invited! Proctor-Macke Garden Sunday, June 8 9:00 am to 2:00 pm 3030 W. 46th Avenue (on the corner of 46th and Federal) $10 donation – 100% will go to the Tennyson Center for Children … 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 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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Week 15 – A Tour Success and Portable Gardens

WOW.  I can’t believe it.  Last year on this very same week we did the tour and then fires hit everywhere in Colorado.  The tour this year was last Sunday and this week we are preempted today by the worst fire … Continue reading

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Week 14 – Watering in the heat

The garden is tour ready!!  A little deadheading and lawn clean up and it’s ready to go.  Come to the tour this Sunday from 9:30 to 3:00 at 3030 W 46th Avenue, right on the corner of Federal and 46th, … Continue reading

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Week 13 – Add some tropicals to your patio

There was still lots to do in the garden today and the apprentices were out in full force.  There was more trenching and it was time to fertilize all the pots so they will be in tip top shape for … 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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