Tom Throgmorton

Tom Throgmorton KUNC Garden Reports

Tom has been offering garden advice on KUNC for almost two decades. During that time he has been the wholesale sales manager at Ft. Collins Nursery, Inc. Since January of 2005 he has been the owner and operator of Throgmorton Plant Management, LLC., a landscape installation and maintenance company as well as a horticultural consulting firm.  He lives in northern Ft. Collins with his wife and two kids.




Sat June 22, 2013
Garden Report

Want To Share Your Garden? Plant Irises

Iris will grow just about anywhere in Colorado, but if you want more blooms watering is advised.
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Need some garden currency? Irises are exceptionally durable and can be traded with other gardeners.

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Sat June 15, 2013
Garden Report

Don't Let Bugs Suck The Life Out Of Your Garden

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With the June heat come June bugs, which seem to spring up out of nowhere, and can be frustrating to deal with in the garden.

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Sat June 8, 2013
Garden Report

Peonies: An Underutilized Perennial

Beautiful Japanese peonies come in a spectrum of beautiful pastel colors.
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Sat June 1, 2013
Garden Report

Early June Gardening

This mower may be old fashioned, but it gets the job done.
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Sat May 25, 2013
Garden Report

Control Your Compact Conifers with Annual Pruning

Maybe we can't all achieve this level of art, but we can try...
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There are a lot of shrub-like pine and spruce being planted. They’re great alternatives to junipers. They add year around interest to the landscape.

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