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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9:00am

Fri June 17, 2011
Garden Report

June Flowers Make for Beautiful June Weddings

I see why folks want to be a June bride.  The flowers in June are prolific.  And the new plant growth is vibrant green.

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9:00am

Fri June 10, 2011
Garden Report

Going Organic a Rising Trend Among Producers and Consumers

The results of new studies show organic agriculture has grown by 20% a year for the past few years.  There are good reasons that this growth will continue.

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1:38pm

Fri June 3, 2011
Garden Report

Lawns Need Extra Care as Days Get Warmer and Drier

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The wet May has lawns green, growing and forgiving.  As the longer days of summer heat up, lawns will need extra care.

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11:21am

Fri May 27, 2011
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May is a Busy Time for Farmers

Photo from www.nativehillfarm.com

May is a busy month for community supported agriculture farmers.  They are harvesting over-wintered greens, planting new crops and trying to make ends meet.  I visited Native Hill Farm to see what life is like on their farm.

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11:44am

Fri May 20, 2011
Garden Report

Peonies Set to Bloom

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Peonies up and down the Front Range are getting ready to bloom. And even though they don’t last very long – they are still among KUNC Gardner Tom Throgmorton’s favorite spring time flowers.

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