Tag Archives: Patio Plants

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 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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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 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 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 24 – It’s time to reap what you sow

It’s HARVEST TIME!!  If you have a veggie or herb garden it’s time to get out there and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  Peppers, tomatoes, squash, onions, beets, carrots, beans, eggplant, cucumbers, oregano, basil, sage, thyme, dill.  What did … Continue reading

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Week 23 – Swap it out and change it up

Is your patio looking a little drab right now?  Is the color gone with the blooms in your garden?  It’s time to swap out and pot some new cool weather plants.  Pansies, Coreopsis, Cosmos, Black-eyed Susans and Coneflowers are some … Continue reading

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