Gardening

6:00am

Sat March 15, 2014
The Garden Report

With The Onset Of Spring, It's Time to Cut Back Your Plants

Cut back ornamental grasses to make way for the new growing cycle.
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With the warmer weather around the corner, spring bulbs like tulips and crocus are getting ready to bloom. Ornamental grasses will require more attention and (gasp!) weeds have already gotten a head start. It’s time to get back to work in the garden.

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6:00am

Sat March 8, 2014
Garden Report

5 Steps To Becoming A Habitat Hero

Your efforts with wildscaping should aim to attact more natural wildlife, not just the plastic pink flamingos.
Jim Hill KUNC

Audubon of the Rockies, Plant Select and High Country Gardens have teamed up to create a new garden designation: The Habitat Hero garden.

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6:00am

Sat March 1, 2014
The Garden Report

The Miracle Of Starting Seeds

Once the seeds sprout, they should be placed in larger pots.
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Growing from seed to plant may appear daunting at first, but it’s a miraculous process to watch from beginning to end. In a few short months the tiny seed transforms into fruit on a tomato plant or glorious flowers. All that’s required is a moist and warm environment for germination.

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6:00am

Sat February 22, 2014
Garden Report

Forget The Groundhog, This Plant Predicts An Early Spring

Hellebores can bloom as early as February in Colorado.
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That Pennsylvania rodent may have seen his shadow, but spring is just around the corner. Hellebores, a winter and early spring bloomer, are proving that point. As the snow melts on the lowlands, green hellebore leaves and plump flower buds are popping out well before most perennials.

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6:00am

Sat February 15, 2014
Arts & Life

Be The First To Grow Veggies New To 2014

Many new vegetable varieties thrive well in confined areas.
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All America Selections have announced new varieties of vegetables to try in 2014.  Selected from trial gardens around the United States, many of these veggies are compact and just right for containers.

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