Gardening

6:20am

Sat February 2, 2013
Garden Report

Winter Watering

Muhammad Mahdi Karim Wikimedia Commons

Despite the recent light snowfall, your garden needs more moisture. KUNC’s Gardener Tom Throgmorton offers these suggestions when it comes to prioritizing your watering.

Read more

3:17am

Sat February 2, 2013
The Salt

How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank

Originally published on Sat February 2, 2013 1:07 pm

The seed library is a partnership between the Basalt Public Library and the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Seed packets encourage gardeners to write their names and take credit for their harvested seeds.
Courtesy of Dylan Johns

Despite the cold and snow, some signs of spring are starting to break through in Colorado. The public library in the small town of Basalt is trying an experiment: In addition to borrowing books, residents can now check out seeds.

In a corner of the library, Stephanie Syson and her 4-year-old daughter, Gray, are just finishing a book with a white rabbit on the cover.

When Gray approaches the knee-high shelves filled with seed packets, she zeroes in on a pack labeled "rainbow carrots."

Read more

6:28am

Sat January 26, 2013
Garden Report

The Gardener's Delight: Understanding Seed Catalogs

fir0002 Wikipedia/CreativeCommons

It's seed catalog season. The time of year catalogs arrive in the mail. They whet our appetite for new, different and exciting plants. Sometimes it’s hard to wade through all of the seed catalog information.

Read more

6:20am

Sat January 19, 2013
Garden Report

Planning Ahead For Spring

stashabella Flickr Commons

Gardeners don't have to go dormant in the winter. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says there's plenty to do this season when it comes to planning for spring.

Read more

6:20am

Sat January 12, 2013
Garden Report

Winter Gardening Checklist

KUNC's Erin O'Toole

Don’t let the cold weather keep you from improving your garden. According to KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton, there’s plenty to do this winter season -- from planning for spring to taking care of some important odds and ends.

Read more

Pages