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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6:01am

Sat March 17, 2012
Garden Report

Spring Gardening Tip: Enjoy the Beautiful Weather, but Don't Overdo It

A community garden plot
Stephanie Dillingham Creative Commons/Flickr

These first nice spring days are dangerous -- at least, they can be for those of us who've been cooped up all winter, eager to get out in the garden with rakes, shovels and pruners. 

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6:32pm

Fri March 9, 2012
Garden Report

Spring Is in the Air

Spring gardening
OakleyOriginals Creative Commons/Flickr

If the weather this weekend has you itching to get out in the garden, you’re not the only one. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few ideas for harnessing that spring fever.

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4:24pm

Fri March 2, 2012
Garden Report

Want a Pretty Spring Lawn? Start Prepping Soon.

Crocus emerges
John Hritz Creative Commons/Flickr

Getting your lawn ready for spring doesn’t just make it look better – it can help make the grass more water-efficient and healthy. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has more on this important rite of spring...

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12:59pm

Fri February 24, 2012
Garden Report

Tools and Tips for Tree Pruning

Ross Berteig Flickr/Creative Commons

Pruning is not only beneficial for trees, it’s also a great excuse to get outside for a little sun and exercise. But as KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton tells us, it’s important to have the right tools for the job.

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6:35pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Garden Report

Indoor Plants Need Love in Winter, Too

Spider Plant
Erin O'Toole

Keeping houseplants healthy and thriving through the winter doesn’t have to be an unpleasant chore. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few simple steps to help indoor plants stay happy as the days grow longer.

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