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JeffCo Gardener · 2d ago

A Celebration of the Solar Eclipse by Donna Duffy

Yes, there’s lots of hub bub about the solar eclipse, and rightly so! What might surprise you is how often the name “eclipse” shows up in the world of flowers and vegetables. Here are a few ...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Preserving Herbs by Donna Duffy

Photo courtesy herb gardening.comOne of the joys of summer cuisine is the addition of fresh herbs. Fresh herbs are showing up at the Farmers Markets, and many are ready to harvest in home ga...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Tips for Saving Seeds By Joyce D’Agostino

Seed saving, photo courtesy modern farmer.orgMany of us enjoy starting our plants from seed. Some of these seeds may have been shared by friends or have been handed down through family membe...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Growing Your “Third Season” Crops By Joyce D’Agostino

Leafy Green Vegetables photo Colorado State UniversityBy now, many gardeners are enjoying the bounty of their warm season vegetables such as tomatoes, green beans and cucumbers. However we d...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Time to Plan and Plant the Fall Vegetable Garden by Patti O'Neal

Swiss Chard by Carol KingColorado is well suited to fall gardening and winter harvest. While weather often dictates the length of the season, eleven months is not out of the question for Fro...
JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Cheers to Your Plants! by Carrie Garczynski

Photo courtesy Horticulture magazineHave you experienced hints of raspberry, swirls of lily, or essence of grass? Yes, in your yard, and perhaps in your favorite bottle of wine. Anyone who d...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Do You Have Ripe Tomatoes Yet? By Joyce D’Agostino

Photo by Joyce D'AgostinoDo you have the best tomatoes on your block – but they’re still green? Are you wondering when you will get that first ripe tomato?You’re not alone with these concern...
JeffCo Gardener · 3W ago

Tomato Problems: Bacterial Diseases in Tomatoes by Mary Small

Photo by bitkisagligi.netPhoto by flickrhivemind.netMoist weather in spring and summer can contribute to the development of bacterial diseases on tomatoes, just like it does for fireblight. ...
JeffCo Gardener · 3W ago

Tomato Problems: Blossom End Rot by Carol King

Blossom end rot, photo courtesy CSU ExtensionIt seems like there is lots of tomato conversation lately about blossom end rot. So what is this nasty sounding ailment? It starts at the end whe...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Mid-summer Lawn Care: Watering by Donna Duffy

Photo courtesy Donna DuffyHere we are in the heat of July, and your lawn watering practices may need to be altered from those that were effective in spring and early summer. Following are mi...