Garden Report

6:00am

Sat August 3, 2013

6:00am

Sat July 27, 2013
Garden Report

Love That Mountain Scent? Plant A Limber Pine

Limber pine seeds must be distributed by wildlife. The seeds are eaten by nutcrackers, who also make seed caches, burying the seeds in moist soil, where they may sprout if undisturbed. Sometimes several seedlings will sprout from a single cache, and grow together into what appears to be a single tree with several main stems.
Credit Credit Colorado State University

Limber Pine is a drought tolerant native pine. Its habitat is high mountain elevations, but it can thrive in your garden.

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5:00am

Sat July 20, 2013
Garden Report

Have You Got The Summer Blues?

Blue flowering plants, like this Russian Sage can enliven your garden.
Credit Billy Hathorn / Wikimedia Commons

July and August are the months of the blues even though it’s summertime and the living is easy.

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6:00am

Sat July 13, 2013
Garden Report

Summer Lovin’ Veggies

Jalapenos, like tomatoes, thrive in the summer heat.
Credit Epp / Wikimedia Commons

Some vegetables love the heat - if you can keep them watered, they thrive. Others struggle through the hot days no matter how tenderly they’re cared for.

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6:00am

Sat July 6, 2013
Garden Report

Do You Have Safety Hazards In Your Garden?

Steel edging can cut you, your kids or pets.
Credit Jeff Sandquist / Flickr

If weeds in your yard are getting you down, stay away from these common suppressants. They don't work and are a safety hazard. 

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