For almost 100 years, Ecke Ranch has led the horticulture industry in the breeding and distribution of poinsettias. But the company was sold this year. KUNC’s Gardener Tom Throgmorton reflects on how that's likely to affect the poinsettia industry.
Most of us are familiar with the holiday tradition of kissing under the mistletoe. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says there’s more to the story. He offers insight concerning the history of the tradition and truth about the plant.
As winter approaches, it’s time to begin putting away your gardening tools. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says taking extra care with your tools now can make for an easy return to gardening in the spring.
Despite recent rain and snowfall the entire state of Colorado remains in some level of drought. KUNC's Gardener Tom Throgmorton says your plant can be affected. He offers these suggestions when it comes to watering your garden.