September is usually the month for Colorado’s first frost which means an end to the vegetable garden and a lot of annual plants. But KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton says there is still plenty of work to be done in and around the garden.
Folks living in the mountains know fall is coming. It was chilly this past week.
Schools are back in session. Labor Day is upon us. And the calendar has turned to September. Labor Day signals the end of summer but not the end of the gardening season.
One of the last hurrahs of the garden is hardy mums. They bloom in a wide range of colors. They come in a variety of sizes. They bloom from the plains to the mountains. And they’re simple to maintain.
I’m thinking about moving to the Western Slope. Palisade is pretty inviting during the height of peach season.