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JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

Fertilize Bluegrass in the Fall for a Green Spring Lawn by Carol King

Photo Carol KingDid you know that fall is the best time of year to fertilize Colorado's bluegrass lawns and you still have lots of time to do this?  If you fertilize now, you won't have to d...
JeffCo Gardener · 3d ago

Love Birds and Pollinators? Don't Clean the Fall Garden by Carol King

lowes.comMost gardeners love having birds and pollinators visit their gardens. Many of us are actively planting pollinator habitats, while feeding the birds just goes with the territority! A...
JeffCo Gardener · 6d ago

Go Hug a Tree by Carrie Garczynski

Photo by Carrie GarczynskiTrees around Colorado are abundant, and we love them! We love them for their beauty, their shade, and their ability hold that wooden swing with the long rope handle...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Fall is the Time to Manage Dandelions by Rebecca Anderson

  Everyone recognizes a dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) by its bright yellow flower that transitions to a white puff ball in a matter of days. Most homeowners consider the dandelion an enem...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Become a Colorado Master Gardener in Jefferson County Colorado by Bruce Ide

Colorado Master Gardeners at Farmers' MarketColorado State University and Jefferson County CSU Extension will be offering Colorado Master Gardener and Colorado Gardener Certificate classes s...
JeffCo Gardener · 1W ago

Spiders in the House by Donna Duffy

Photo courtesy notyourhomepage.comYou’ve probably noticed an increase in spiders in the house. I know I have – I’m greeted most mornings by a spider trapped on the shower floor or in the sin...
JeffCo Gardener · 2Y ago

Five Tips for Fall Lawn Care by Donna Duffy

Autumn is definitely in the air and you know what that means – winter is just around the corner. Here are five actions you can take to get your lawn in top shape for spring.Photo courtesy go...
JeffCo Gardener · 1Y ago

When Frost Threatens – Take Action by Patti O'Neal

Frost can signal that the end of the gardening season is near – but not necessarily over.I have a good friend who recently said “I am sick of the garden – I just want it to be over.”  If thi...
JeffCo Gardener · 3W ago

Harvesting and Storing Vegetables by Donna Duffy

The seasons are certainly changing in Jefferson County, Colorado. It's time to harvest the  vegetables still growing in your garden.  Following are several tips to prolong your harvest of ro...
JeffCo Gardener · 3W ago

Fall Vegetable Garden Cleanup by Audrey Stokes

Photo by Audrey StokesYou and your fall garden benefit when you give your plants the same TLC in fall as you do in spring and summer. A vegetable garden left unattended through winter provid...