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 October 19, 2013
Garden Report

Backyard Composting In 5 Simple Steps

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The basics of composting are simple. The pile has to be large enough to sustain itself. The mixture of organic matter needs to be right.  It’s science and art blended together.  

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6:00am

Sat October 12, 2013
Garden Report

Bigtooth Maple: An Underutilized Colorado Native

Bigtooth Maple in the Wasatch mountains in September 2009.
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This native maple will withstand drought conditions and water restrictions. It tolerates our soils from the plains to the mountains. It can be used in groves or by itself. And  it has spectacular fall color. It should be used more in our western landscapes.

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6:00am

Sat October 5, 2013
Garden Report

A Gardener's Reflections On Autumn Leaves

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The multitude of colors is visually stimulating. The final color show is golden yellows, bright yellows, reds, oranges, burgundies, russets.

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6:00am

Sat September 28, 2013
Garden Report

Easy Garden Prep For Winter

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6:00am

Sat September 21, 2013
Garden Report

5 Easy Ways To Help Your Houseplants Thrive

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Do your houseplants thrive in the summer, but then droop in the fall? Find out why and what you can do to help.

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