For almost 100 years, Ecke Ranch has led the horticulture industry in the breeding and distribution of poinsettias. But the company was sold this year. KUNC’s Gardener Tom Throgmorton reflects on how that's likely to affect the poinsettia industry.
Most of us are familiar with the holiday tradition of kissing under the mistletoe. But KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says there’s more to the story. He offers insight concerning the history of the tradition and truth about the plant.
As winter approaches, it’s time to begin putting away your gardening tools. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says taking extra care with your tools now can make for an easy return to gardening in the spring.
The results are in from this year’s annual flower trial garden at Colorado State University. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has more on the top growing plants that could be incorporated into your garden next year.