Garden Report

6:00am

Sat May 19, 2012
Garden Report

Short on Space? Try Container Gardening

Tom Throgmorton

Container gardening is an easy and convenient way to have flowers and vegetables in small spaces. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has tips and advice on starting your own container garden.

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6:00am

Sat May 12, 2012
Garden Report

Dandelion Whine: One Man's Quest to Be a Good Neighbor

photo by Sudoking Creative Commons/Flickr

Is there anything more frustrating than seeing your perfect green lawn suddenly sprouting with yellow dandelions? They're pretty but pesky, and controlling them isn’t an easy thing.

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6:00am

Sat May 5, 2012
Garden Report

To Water Or Not to Water? Gardening in Dry Times

photo by DonBanana WikiMedia Commons

Many Colorado municipalities are limiting water use this spring and summer. But with smart water use and proper plant selection, KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says gardening is still a worthwhile endeavor.

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6:00am

Sat April 28, 2012
Garden Report

Mild Winter Not All That Rosy for Rosebushes

If you look carefully you can see a small bird's nest amid the roses...
photo by Ted Kerwin Creative Commons/Flickr

The mild, dry winter and warm spring may have been good for getting an early start in the garden, but it hasn’t been great for roses. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says your rose bushes may need some extra TLC this year.

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6:00am

Sat April 21, 2012
Garden Report

Control Your Compact Conifers with Annual Pruning

Maybe we can't all achieve this level of art, but we can try...
photo by Gary Cycles Creative Commons/Flickr

Pruning shrubs may not be high on anyone’s list of fun things to do in the garden. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says regular pruning will keep plants from taking over your landscape.

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