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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 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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Some like it hot

Last week we talked about plants that like cool houses.  This week is for those who crank up the heat in their house during the winter. There are so many beautiful cactus and succulents.  They are gorgeous when they’re in … 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 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 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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