Gardening http://kunc.org en Beware! Some Ornamental Plants Have A Sinister Agenda http://kunc.org/post/beware-some-ornamental-plants-have-sinister-agenda <p>Any plant can become a weed if left unattended. There are some popular plants grown for their aesthetically pleasing features that will spread rapidly and destroy flora native to Colorado.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 55549 at http://kunc.org Beware! Some Ornamental Plants Have A Sinister Agenda Six Easy Steps To Ensure Your Starter Plants Will Thrive http://kunc.org/post/six-easy-steps-ensure-your-starter-plants-will-thrive <p>Starting with healthy, vigorous plants is the key to a successful garden. Whether you buy your starter plants at the grocery, a big box store or your local garden center it’s important to be selective.</p><p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 55369 at http://kunc.org Six Easy Steps To Ensure Your Starter Plants Will Thrive Vertical Farming: Towering Vision, Uncertain Future http://kunc.org/post/vertical-farming-towering-vision-uncertain-future <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Farmers are making inroads supplying local food to hungry city foodies, but many producers are trying to grow more food&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: inherit;">in&nbsp;</em>urban centers. City real estate is at a premium, so some producers are finding more space by using what’s called “vertical farming,” and going up rather than spreading out.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Peter Gray & Harvest Public Media 55260 at http://kunc.org Vertical Farming: Towering Vision, Uncertain Future Train Your Lawn To Conserve Water And Survive Drought http://kunc.org/post/train-your-lawn-conserve-water-and-survive-drought <p>Lawns may have a reputation for being excessively thirsty, but spring preparation will develop deep, drought resistant roots that use less of Colorado's precious water resources. Factors like the soil type, grass type, the amount of sun or shade, and the time of year all affect how a lawn should be watered.</p><p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 55195 at http://kunc.org Train Your Lawn To Conserve Water And Survive Drought Beekeeping Isn't Just For Professionals, Here's How To Do It http://kunc.org/post/beekeeping-isnt-just-professionals-heres-how-do-it <p>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.</p><p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 55001 at http://kunc.org Beekeeping Isn't Just For Professionals, Here's How To Do It