http://www.kunc.org en Dog Days of Summer Perfectly Suited for Dog Day Cicada http://www.kunc.org/post/dog-days-summer-perfectly-suited-dog-day-cicada <p>Creepy as they are, their signature buzzing is the sound track of summer evenings in Colorado. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more on the Dog Day Cicada. Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 31774 at http://www.kunc.org Dog Days of Summer Perfectly Suited for Dog Day Cicada Helping Plants Cope With Summer Heat http://www.kunc.org/post/helping-plants-cope-summer-heat <p>One of the trickiest things for gardeners is to know exactly how much to water &ndash; especially when the hot summer weather seems like it will never end. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few tips for keeping plants healthy and hydrated. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 31492 at http://www.kunc.org Helping Plants Cope With Summer Heat When Life Gives You Basil and Garlic, Make Pesto! http://www.kunc.org/post/when-life-gives-you-basil-and-garlic-make-pesto <p>Garlic and basil are fairly easy to grow in Colorado, and both are delicious on their own. But when you combine them with a little olive oil&hellip; you get something that is more than the sum of its parts. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton explains... Sat, 28 Jul 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 31090 at http://www.kunc.org When Life Gives You Basil and Garlic, Make Pesto! Confused About Watering Restrictions? Here's Help for Colorado Gardeners http://www.kunc.org/post/confused-about-watering-restrictions-heres-help-colorado-gardeners <p>It isn&rsquo;t easy to grow healthy plants when the weather is hot and dry &ndash; especially when water restrictions vary so widely.</p><p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 16:44:01 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 30828 at http://www.kunc.org Confused About Watering Restrictions? Here's Help for Colorado Gardeners Don't Let Summer Heat Wilt Your Enthusiasm in the Garden http://www.kunc.org/post/dont-let-summer-heat-wilt-your-enthusiasm-garden <p>For many of us, the sweltering summer heat is tough to endure. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton reminds us that many tasty vegetables and eye-catching flowers love the heat, and can provide a beautiful splash of color in the garden. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 30438 at http://www.kunc.org Don't Let Summer Heat Wilt Your Enthusiasm in the Garden