Tag Archives: Patio pots

It’s Autumn already

  Wow, it’s still August but getting cool here already.  60’s at night now and it’s been raining every day. I haven’t posted for the last couple of weeks.  We haven’t had our regular schedule now for a few weeks.  … Continue reading

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Week 13 – Summer clean up in the Hell Strip

Around the garden today: Today the apprentices split iris and cleaned up what Rob calls the Hell Strip.  This is the piece of land between the sidewalk and the street.  It’s hard to mow and water so why not put … 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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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 7 – Did your plants make it?

Darn those pesky late Spring snow storms.  This one had a hard freeze with it and in varying locations 4 inches to a couple of feet of snow.  What??? The apprentices helped Rob bring back out all the pots he … 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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