Tom Throgmorton

Tom Throgmorton KUNC Garden Reports

Tom has been offering garden advice on KUNC for almost two decades. During that time he has been the wholesale sales manager at Ft. Collins Nursery, Inc. Since January of 2005 he has been the owner and operator of Throgmorton Plant Management, LLC., a landscape installation and maintenance company as well as a horticultural consulting firm.  He lives in northern Ft. Collins with his wife and two kids.

 

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6:00am

Sat June 9, 2012
Garden Report

Need Ideas for Your Garden? Steal Them! (Ideas, Not Plants...)

A stop on the Greeley garden tour
Ruth Quade greeleygardentour.org
  • Tom Throgmorton speaking on plant plagiarism...

Is the design for your garden or landscaping stuck in a rut? Garden tours are a great way to spark some fresh ideas – and as KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton assures us, plant plagiarism is perfectly okay…

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6:00am

Sat June 2, 2012
Garden Report

Vegetable Optimism

Who qualifies as an optimist? Vegetable gardeners for one. KUNC’s own eternal optimist, gardener Tom Throgomorton, has more.

The basic concept of vegetable gardening is to put a tiny seed, like as basil seed or even a tomato seed, in the soil, then to water it and expect in a few weeks to eat something that seed produces. That’s optimism.

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6:00am

Sat May 19, 2012
Garden Report

Short on Space? Try Container Gardening

Tom Throgmorton

Container gardening is an easy and convenient way to have flowers and vegetables in small spaces. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has tips and advice on starting your own container garden.

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6:00am

Sat May 12, 2012
Garden Report

Dandelion Whine: One Man's Quest to Be a Good Neighbor

photo by Sudoking Creative Commons/Flickr

Is there anything more frustrating than seeing your perfect green lawn suddenly sprouting with yellow dandelions? They're pretty but pesky, and controlling them isn’t an easy thing.

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6:00am

Sat May 5, 2012
Garden Report

To Water Or Not to Water? Gardening in Dry Times

photo by DonBanana WikiMedia Commons

Many Colorado municipalities are limiting water use this spring and summer. But with smart water use and proper plant selection, KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says gardening is still a worthwhile endeavor.

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