Tom Throgmorton http://www.kunc.org en Spring Is The Status Quo, But Fall Planting Is Equally Effective http://www.kunc.org/post/spring-status-quo-fall-planting-equally-effective <p>Spring may resemble the time when most gardeners commence planting, but autumn is just as good of a time when it comes to ideal conditions for establishing new plants. Whether to transplant new flora into the soil in fall or spring depends on the characteristics of the plant.</p><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59888 at http://www.kunc.org Spring Is The Status Quo, But Fall Planting Is Equally Effective How To Diagnose An Ailing Plant http://www.kunc.org/post/how-diagnose-ailing-plant <p>When things go wrong with plants there are steps to get to the root of the problem. Systematic sleuthing considers all of the possibilities when identifying the source of the cause behind a sick plant.</p><p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 59718 at http://www.kunc.org How To Diagnose An Ailing Plant 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