Gardening

6:10am

Sat September 7, 2013
Garden Report

During Drought, Don't You Dare Feed That Tree

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Most areas along the Front Range have had a dry summer with the exception of downpours bringing hail.  All of these environmental factors create stress for our shade trees.

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6:00am

Sat August 31, 2013
Garden Report

Keep Jack Frost Out Of Your Garden

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It’s hard to believe it, but autumn frosts are just around the corner. Here's some tips on how you can protect your garden, and keep it growing into the fall.

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6:00am

Sat August 24, 2013
Garden Report

Autumn Pansies Pack A Colorful Punch

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The real glory of autumn planted pansies is their color in late winter and early spring. At the time of year we’re tired of brown and winter, they are in bloom. After the last winter snows, along with spring flowering bulbs, pansies are a blast of color. Their flowers are a sign spring is coming.

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6:00am

Sat August 17, 2013
Garden Report

How To Save Your Harvest

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It took a lot of work to prepare, plant and to tend your veggie garden, so take a little more time so you can enjoy them all winter long. Here are some tips to save your harvest.

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3:43pm

Thu August 15, 2013
Found Recipes

Drowning In Zucchini? 3 Recipes Can Help

Originally published on Mon August 26, 2013 1:57 pm

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There's no shame in admitting it: Mid-August may be the point in the summer when you throw up your hands when it comes to zucchini. The vegetable is both the joy and bane of gardeners and cooks. Joy because there are so many possibilities — bread, fritters, stuffed blossoms and ratatouille. And bane because the plants never seem to stop growing, producing squash nearly nonstop until you're up to your eyeballs in the green things.

Kate Workman, author of The Mom 100 cookbook and blog, knows that pain.

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