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How to Pollinate Zucchini by Hand

How to Pollinate Zucchini by Hand

If you’ve noticed the fruits of your zucchini plants are dying on the plant, you may need to take an active hand in pollination. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Grilling Season

Grilling Season

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Once the weather warms up and the farmers' markets reopen for the season and our gardens start producing crops to harvest, the grilling season has begun! Vegetables on the grill are an easy way to fix dinner or entertain and there are infinite variations.

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New Book for Gardeners: The Soil Will Save Us

New Book for Gardeners: The Soil Will Save Us

If you’re worried about the climate crisis, it’s time to stop looking at the thermometer and start looking beneath your feet. Kristin Ohlson helps us discover how the health of our planet depends on the health of our soils in her important new book.

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How Redworms Reproduce

How Redworms Reproduce

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If you've ever laid in bed at night, staring at the ceiling and wondering "How do worms make babies?" Have I got a post for you.

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Salad Days

Salad Days

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We've had a cool spring and rain so this year the salad greens are phenomenal. And I don't just mean lettuce (although I love the choices we have)... no ho hum salads around here. If you grow some of these greens--and it's not to late to plant them--every salad will be a chef's delight.

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Thoughts on Compost Activators and Inoculators

Thoughts on Compost Activators and Inoculators

Want to rev up your compost a little?

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Theres A Garden App For That, Part III

There's A Garden App For That, Part III

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Need to identify a pest, plant or disease? Look no further than your mobile apps.

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Springtime in the Emerald Isle

Springtime in the Emerald Isle

Just returned from a trip to Ireland, where the countryside is lush and green from the spring rains--no wonder its moniker is the Emerald Isle. Come take a brief tour of some of the botanical wonders to behold there.

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How to Grow Eggplant in a Container

How to Grow Eggplant in a Container

It might be less popular than its cousin the tomato, but eggplant has a great personality. This versatile veggie grows on a beautifully ornamental plant, grows lovely lavender flowers and is easy to grow in a patio container.

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Sage Gardening Advice from the Past

Sage Gardening Advice from the Past

Publishers release dozens of new gardening books each year and gardeners scoop them up as fast as they hit the shelves. The earliest gardeners didn't have that same opportunity, until about 1000 years ago.

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Trapping Garden Pests With Yellow

Trapping Garden Pests With Yellow

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Yellow can attract (and therefore trap) two of the worst gardening pests, the destructive cucumber beetle and the dreaded squash vine borer.

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Grow Stevia for a Sweet Summertime Treat

Grow Stevia for a Sweet Summertime Treat

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Stevia is an herb that can be grown in containers, raised bed gardens or other sunny spaces. Use the leaves fresh as a sweet tea or dry to use as a natural calorie-free sweetener that’s about 300 times as sweet as sugar.

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The Heirloom Garden at Fort Lupton

The Heirloom Garden at Fort Lupton

Step into the heirloom vegetable garden at the Fort Lupton historical site and you’ll get a taste of what Colorado was like in 1836. The fort is located on the original site of the fur trading post about 30 miles northeast of Denver.

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Vegetables That Dig a Shady Garden

Vegetables That Dig a Shady Garden

Don't let a little shade get you down. Some vegetables are made for the shade!

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Build Your Berry (Own) Box

Build Your Berry (Own) Box

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This berry box is simple, sturdy and versatile; and will keep fragile berries from being damaged during harvest.

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Vegetable Gardeners Gain Skills, Earn Badges

Vegetable Gardeners Gain Skills, Earn Badges

If you’ve always wanted to become a Master Gardener, but never had the time for a classroom experience, there’s a new program just for you. The Certified Gardener Mastery Badge Program from CSU Extension is an online educational program designed to increase your gardening knowledge and improve your gardening skills.

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Three Easy Ideas for Spring Planting

Three Easy Ideas for Spring Planting

You don’t want to miss a whole season of gardening do you? Here are three easy ways to get a start on your spring planting today.

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Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

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Nikki Jabbour and seventy-two of her closest garden-geek friends hang out for a Sunday brunch...and a book is born.

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Chives in Spring

Chives in Spring

Chives are truly one of the harbingers of spring and their fresh, green,onion-like flavor is welcome after the long winter months of heavy foods. Here are some tips on how I use chives to brighten up spring recipes. What to do with those hardboiled eggs? Make chive deviled eggs!

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Time for Spring Planting

Time for Spring Planting

If you’ve never planted a spring garden, it’s time to get growing. Now’s the time to start sprinkling seeds like lettuces, spinach, chard and more.

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