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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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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 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 32 – It’s time to plant bulbs

Today started out cold (34 degrees) but while we were in the garden the sun came out and it was a perfect day to plant bulbs. We planted tulips and crocus and winter hardy pansies today.  In Colorado the Darwin … 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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Week 21 – To every season, turn, turn, turn….

It’s been hot and lots of plants are getting leggy and overgrown and are looking a little overdone.  It was time to rearrange the patio pots.  Or as we called it in this segment “editing your patio”. Any pots that had … Continue reading

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Week 11 – Spring is bursting out all over

Wow! Zow! Pow!  That’s what happened in my yard and garden in the last three days.  How about you?  That’s happening in Rob’s garden as well as the apprentices gathered today and were totally amazed at everything that is popping … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Spring Snow Gardening

Most of us at Rob’s garden today ate David’s delicious brownies; and moved a few pots to say we worked a little.  It was pretty cold outside from the snow so we preempted pulling weeds in the alley garden until … Continue reading

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