Gardening

6:00am

Sat August 4, 2012
Garden Report

Helping Plants Cope With Summer Heat

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One of the trickiest things for gardeners is to know exactly how much to water – especially when the hot summer weather seems like it will never end. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few tips for keeping plants healthy and hydrated.

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6:00am

Sat July 28, 2012
Garden Report

When Life Gives You Basil and Garlic, Make Pesto!

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Garlic and basil are fairly easy to grow in Colorado, and both are delicious on their own. But when you combine them with a little olive oil… you get something that is more than the sum of its parts. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton explains...

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10:44am

Sat July 21, 2012
Garden Report

Confused About Watering Restrictions? Here's Help for Colorado Gardeners

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It isn’t easy to grow healthy plants when the weather is hot and dry – especially when water restrictions vary so widely.

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6:00am

Sat July 14, 2012
Garden Report

Don't Let Summer Heat Wilt Your Enthusiasm in the Garden

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For many of us, the sweltering summer heat is tough to endure. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton reminds us that many tasty vegetables and eye-catching flowers love the heat, and can provide a beautiful splash of color in the garden.

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6:00am

Sat July 7, 2012
Garden Report

Vampires Beware: It's Time to Harvest Garlic Along Front Range

braided garlic
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Growing garlic requires a little patience… it’s planted in the fall, but isn’t ready for harvest until early summer. But as KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton points out, the flavor makes it worth the wait.

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