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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1:04pm

Thu February 17, 2011
Garden Report

Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Trees in East, Not Yet in CO

Adult Emerald Ash Borer
www.emeraldashborer.info

Small insects do a lot of damage to trees and our forests.  We’ve seen what the Mountain Pine Beetle has done.  And it’s moved into the trees in our Front Range communities.

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2:23pm

Thu February 10, 2011
Garden Report

Evergreens Provide Winter Color in Colorado

Dwarf Colorado Spruce

Evergreens offer contrast to snowy landscapes. Spruce and pine are our green during the dry, brown winter months.

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3:21pm

Thu January 27, 2011
Garden Report

Plant Select 2011 Releases the Year's Top Perennial Picks

Avalanche White Sun Daisy
Plant Select

Plant Select is a cooperative of regional growers, CSU and Denver Botanic Gardens.  They have announced their recommendations and introductions for 2011.  The Plant Select 2011 perennials include:

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