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.

 

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6:00am

Sat January 5, 2013
Garden Report

Tiny Treasures to Fill Garden's Empty Spaces

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Gardens usually look a little more polished with small plants growing in crevices or around the edges. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton discusses three new varieties of petite plants that are specially adapted to fit these small spots.

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7:00am

Sat December 29, 2012
Garden Report

Prune Trees This Winter

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This time of year, snow covered bare tree branches can create some eye-catching silhouettes. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says enjoy the winter landscape and do a little gardening.

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6:00am

Sat December 22, 2012
Garden Report

Gardeners Are Forever Optimists

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Saturday is the first full day of winter. It’s a tough time for those who like to be outdoors tending to their yards and gardens. But it’s also a time for optimism.

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6:10am

Sat December 15, 2012
Garden Report

End Of A Poinsettia Era

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For almost 100 years, Ecke Ranch has led the horticulture industry in the breeding and distribution of poinsettias. But the company was sold this year. KUNC’s Gardener Tom Throgmorton reflects on how that's likely to affect the poinsettia industry.

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7:00am

Sat December 8, 2012
Garden Report

Live Christmas Trees Good For Environment

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The Christmas tree has the ability to spruce up indoor holiday decorations. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says the tradition is also a benefit for the environment.

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