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JeffCo Gardener · 3d ago

Gardening Power to the People: Insect Hotels Pt. 2: More Details (Video)

Here is part two for making your very own insect hotel. Here's a link to part one:
JeffCo Gardener · 4d ago

Gardening Power to the People: Insect Hotels Pt. 1-Getting Started (Video)

Insect hotels are all the rage in gardening now. Do you want to make one? Jefferson County CSU Extension Colorado Master gardeners show you how! Here's a link to part two: https://youtu.b...
JeffCo Gardener · 6d ago

Raised Bed Gardening in Colorado: (Video)

Explore the advantages of elevated, or raised bed, gardening. See if this gardening method might be best for your garden.
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Japanese Beetle Facts and Resources

Japanese beetle on roses, photo courtesy Whitney Cranshaw, CSUFor close to a century, the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) has been one of the most seriously damaging insect pests of both...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Carnation, The First Mother's Day Flower by Carol King

Photo Colorado State UniversityCarnations were the very first Mother’s Day flower given when Anna Jarvis, Mother’s Day founder, distributed her mother’s favorite flowers, white carnations in...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Get A Head Start on Yellowjacket Control by Carol King

Yellowjacket photo by Whitney CranshawI noticed wasps are waking up from their winter naps, which made me think of that old meanie, the yellowjacket.  Yellowjackets can be controlled to some...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

For the Love of Flowers by Carrie Garczynski

Photo courtesy Carrie GarczynskiWho doesn’t love flowers?! Especially now in spring! The first sign that Mother Nature is dancing in the streets…errr...gardens, parks, flower beds, and tiny ...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Plant Tags Can Educate Garden Shoppers by Paula Hamm

Photo by Donna DuffyIt’s that time of the year when many of us have the impulse to rush to our favorite garden center.  When you go, take a good look at the plant tags.  Take the time to exa...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Garden by Carol King

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is an annual celebration in Mexico held to commemorate the Mexican Army's difficult victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May ...
JeffCo Gardener · 3W ago

Thigmomorphogenesis: May Word of the Month

Wind direction from the right creates an asymmetric hedge, photo courtesy The Garden ProfessorsExcerpted from: Your new word for the day – thigmomorphogenesis, Linda Chalker-Scott, The Garde...