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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11:59am

Fri December 2, 2011
Garden Report

Mexico Native is Most Popular Holiday Plant

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It’s sometimes called “Lobster Flower” or “Flame Leaf Flower” – but is perhaps best known as the Poinsettia. And it’s a very popular plant during the holiday season. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more…

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6:00am

Fri November 25, 2011
Garden Report

Ips Beetles Are Attacking Colorado’s Spruce Trees

Tom Throgmorton

If it’s not one beetle attacking Colorado trees it’s another. Most have heard about the mountain pine beetle and its assault on lodge pole pine trees – but another beetle is impacting the state’s spruce trees. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

Mountain Pine Beetle is getting a lot of attention.  But the Colorado state tree is being attacked.  Thousands of stately, mature Colorado spruce trees are being cut down in cities along the Front Range.  All because of a beetle less than a quarter of an inch long.

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5:57am

Fri November 18, 2011
Garden Report

It’s Time for Winter Garden Prep

Tom Throgmorton

It’s mid-November and there’s still plenty of outdoor garden work to be done in preparation for winter. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

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9:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Garden Report

Houseplants Add to Décor, Air Quality

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As it turns out – indoor houseplants do much more than just sprucing up a room’s décor. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

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10:15am

Fri November 4, 2011
Garden Report

The Problem with Favorites

We all have our favorite plants in the yard and garden. But even our favorite plants can disappoint us. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton shares some of his favorites that have recently let him down.

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