Gardening

6:00am

Sat March 29, 2014
Garden Report

Beekeeping Isn't Just For Professionals, Here's How To Do It

The average hive contains about 40,000 bees.
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Many of us think of a garden as a variety of plants and flowers, but those flowering plants wouldn’t produce fruit without bees. Adding a hive of honeybees to your garden is a win-win scenario for your veggies and for the bees. Plus you get a year-long supply of honey to satisfy your cravings.

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6:00am

Sat March 22, 2014
The Garden Report

Anxious For The Summer Harvest? For These Veggies You Don't Have To Wait

Broccoli can germinate in colder temperatures.
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Spring is here and many of us can’t wait to start producing tasty vegetables. Here are a few that can be harvested sooner rather than later.

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6:00am

Sat March 15, 2014
The Garden Report

With The Onset Of Spring, It's Time to Cut Back Your Plants

Cut back ornamental grasses to make way for the new growing cycle.
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With the warmer weather around the corner, spring bulbs like tulips and crocus are getting ready to bloom. Ornamental grasses will require more attention and (gasp!) weeds have already gotten a head start. It’s time to get back to work in the garden.

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6:00am

Sat March 8, 2014
Garden Report

5 Steps To Becoming A Habitat Hero

Your efforts with wildscaping should aim to attact more natural wildlife, not just the plastic pink flamingos.
Jim Hill KUNC

Audubon of the Rockies, Plant Select and High Country Gardens have teamed up to create a new garden designation: The Habitat Hero garden.

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6:00am

Sat March 1, 2014
The Garden Report

The Miracle Of Starting Seeds

Once the seeds sprout, they should be placed in larger pots.
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Growing from seed to plant may appear daunting at first, but it’s a miraculous process to watch from beginning to end. In a few short months the tiny seed transforms into fruit on a tomato plant or glorious flowers. All that’s required is a moist and warm environment for germination.

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