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JeffCo Gardener · 2h ago

It’s Time to Arm Yourself Against Yellow Jackets - An Update By Joyce D’Agostino

Photo courtesy CSU Update: Recently I assisted another Master Garden at an information table at a public event. One of the people attending the event stopped by our table and saw materials a...
JeffCo Gardener · 1d ago

Growing Healthy Tomatoes by Joyce D'Agostino

Photo courtesy Old Farmer's AlmanacTomatoes are one of the most often grown garden vegetables. For the most part, tomatoes can be easy to grow and give you a nice bounty of fresh tomatoes fo...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Gardening for Pollinators by Donna Duffy

Pollinators on Opuntia bloom, photo by Donna DuffyJune 19th - 25th is National Pollinator Week! It's never too late to add pollinator-friendly plants to your landscape. Following are landsca...
JeffCo Gardener · 6d ago

Summer Solstice 2017 by Carol King

Happy Summer Solstice!Welcome to the longest day of the year! Sumer Solstice is June 20, 2017 in the northern hemisphere and in Jefferson County, Colorado, arrives at 10:24 p.m. MDT.The Sum...
JeffCo Gardener · 1w ago

Breakfast Without Bees by Patti O'Neal

JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Growing Healthy Tomatoes By Joyce D’Agostino

Photo courtesy Old Farmer's AlmanacTomatoes are one of the most often grown garden vegetables. For the most part, tomatoes can be easy to grow and give you a nice bounty of fresh tomatoes fo...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Save Our Pollinators: What You Can Do by Patti O'Neal

Photo by Donna DuffyDo you enjoy any of these foods?  Avocados, Blueberries, Apples Cherries, Chocolate, Coffee, Peaches, Vanilla?  What if you did not have them any longer?  What would your...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Save Our Pollinators Day!

JeffCo Gardener · 2W ago

Spittlebugs in the Garden by Carol King

Image Purdue UniversityWhile weeding near my bee balm (Monarda), I saw several patches of  a frothy white substance on the leaves.  Upon further study, I discovered that I have a small infes...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Pollinator of the Week: Monarch Butterflies by Caroline Reardon

Monarch migration, photo courtesy worldwildlife.orgIn mid March, the Monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus, who’ve overwintered in temperate central Mexico and southern California, mate and ...