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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11:10am

Fri December 16, 2011
Community

'Tis the Season for Giving to Gardens

One family gardening program in Ft. Collins

As we put the finishing touches on gift-giving this holiday season, it’s also a good time to consider a gift to one of the many worthwhile community gardening programs. There are a number that help people all over the world – and right here in Colorado. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

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12:04pm

Fri December 9, 2011
Garden Report

Time to Protect Roses for the Winter

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There is snow on the ground.  The temperatures the past week have been cold.  The soil along the Front Range is frozen.  It’s time to protect roses for the winter.

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11:59am

Fri December 2, 2011
Garden Report

Mexico Native is Most Popular Holiday Plant

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It’s sometimes called “Lobster Flower” or “Flame Leaf Flower” – but is perhaps best known as the Poinsettia. And it’s a very popular plant during the holiday season. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more…

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6:00am

Fri November 25, 2011
Garden Report

Ips Beetles Are Attacking Colorado’s Spruce Trees

Tom Throgmorton

If it’s not one beetle attacking Colorado trees it’s another. Most have heard about the mountain pine beetle and its assault on lodge pole pine trees – but another beetle is impacting the state’s spruce trees. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

Mountain Pine Beetle is getting a lot of attention.  But the Colorado state tree is being attacked.  Thousands of stately, mature Colorado spruce trees are being cut down in cities along the Front Range.  All because of a beetle less than a quarter of an inch long.

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5:57am

Fri November 18, 2011
Garden Report

It’s Time for Winter Garden Prep

Tom Throgmorton

It’s mid-November and there’s still plenty of outdoor garden work to be done in preparation for winter. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

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