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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2:37pm

Thu July 14, 2011
Garden Report

Hail Leaves Gardeners Cleaning Up Messes

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The monsoonal flow has brought with it unwanted hail.  Gardeners battle all sorts of conditions in an effort to get things to grow.  And then a hailstorm can blow through reducing the whole garden to mush.

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8:52am

Thu July 7, 2011
Garden Report

Herb Garden Adds Spice to Summer Foods

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Nothing spices up summer foods like fresh herbs from the garden. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more on how to get the best out of your herb garden both now and later.

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8:30am

Fri July 1, 2011
Garden Report

Summer Sun and Heat and Stress Your Plants

Fort Collins Nursery

Our temperatures have rocketed from a cool, moist early June to July temperatures.  Plants can’t go to the basement or turn on the air conditioning.  Many may start suffering from the heat.  And different plants react differently to heat stress.

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8:30am

Fri June 24, 2011
Garden Report

Nasty Hail Storm Made for a Busy June on the Farm

Photo Courtesey of Native Hill Farm

June has been a challenging month for the folks at Native Hill Farm.  Overnight they went from having a bountiful crop to having a mess to clean up.

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9:00am

Fri June 17, 2011
Garden Report

June Flowers Make for Beautiful June Weddings

I see why folks want to be a June bride.  The flowers in June are prolific.  And the new plant growth is vibrant green.

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