Tom Throgmorton http://www.kunc.org en Got Peaches? 3 Easy Steps To Keep ‘Em Longer http://www.kunc.org/post/got-peaches-3-easy-steps-keep-em-longer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mmm… Colorado Peaches. Early and mid-season varieties are best eaten fresh. Mid-season varieties ripen in August. They include Sullivan, Blake and Globe. Late ripening varieties include </span>Elberta<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Redskin and Hale. They’ll ripen in early September.</span></p><p> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59550 at http://www.kunc.org Got Peaches? 3 Easy Steps To Keep ‘Em Longer The Extra Challenges Of Mountain Gardening http://www.kunc.org/post/extra-challenges-mountain-gardening <p>It may come as no surprise that higher elevations place higher demands on plants. The key is figuring out what plants are appropriate for the cooler mountain climate. Cold hardiness is only one variable gardeners have to consider.</p><p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59408 at http://www.kunc.org The Extra Challenges Of Mountain Gardening Grass Clippings: An Environmental And Time-Saving Fertilizer http://www.kunc.org/post/grass-clippings-environmental-and-time-saving-fertilizer <h1><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;">Instead of breaking your back bagging those grass clippings after mowing, consider the benefits for leaving the cut grass on the lawn as fertilizer.&nbsp;</span></h1><p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59236 at http://www.kunc.org Grass Clippings: An Environmental And Time-Saving Fertilizer The Buzz Of Late Summer Is Here http://www.kunc.org/post/buzz-late-summer-here <p>From birds chirping to the wind blowing through the trees, summer is a great time to kick back and listen to nature. The hot days of late summer also reveal a unique electric buzzing sound.</p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:54:31 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59078 at http://www.kunc.org The Buzz Of Late Summer Is Here Organic Or Not, Local Food is Better For The Environment http://www.kunc.org/post/organic-or-not-local-food-better-environment <p>Organic produce in the grocery store is labeled as good for the environment. No pesticides on the produce may reduce soil and water contamination, but organic goods that come from faraway places increase pollution and diminish the quality of those fruits and vegetables.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 58924 at http://www.kunc.org Organic Or Not, Local Food is Better For The Environment