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Extension Spotlight

Grow & Give is returning this growing season. Colorado State University launched Grow & Give in 2020 as a “modern victory garden project” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Together with 600 volunteers we provided over 20 tons of fresh, local...

 

Extension Column

There are both perennial and annual vines that can hide your fence or add to the fence in your landscape. There are some choices that are stunning but not drought tolerant. If you are looking for something pleasing along the fence line Black Eyed Sus...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    March 3, 2021

Extension Column

Plant Select Plants are excellent for being able to tolerate drought, extreme climate changes and insect and disease issues. There are a variety that are hardy for our area. These listed below are the new introductions that underwent seven seasons...

 

Trees available for Haxtun residents

February is upon us and the cold has moved in making winter official. This is the perfect time to be thinking about an opportunity to be given a tree replacement for your property. Be a part of a much larger project which is creating a town tour of...

 

Property owners eligible for tree program

There is some funding available to the Town of Haxtun for a limited number of trees destroyed by the derecho earlier this year. As the area Colorado State University Extension Horticulturist, on behalf of the town Linda Langelo investigated the amoun...

 

Extension Spotlight

Dry weather damages even the most established perennials. The roots are what will be damaged. When do you water? And what perennials to cut back this fall and then next spring? Deeply watering your perennials before the ground freezes goes a long...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    May 13, 2020

Extension Spotlight

Marigolds make a great annual bedding plant. They are also very popular and a well-used annual for the vegetable garden. There is certainly a large variety to choose from for adding to your landscape. From the tallest, the African marigolds at three...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    May 6, 2020

Extension Column

June gardening tasks The month all gardeners have been waiting for is upon us. Now that nighttime temperatures are above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and staying consistently into the mid-50s, we can plant many more plants in our gardens. It is safe to...

 

Extension Spotlight

For most home lawn grasses mowing at a height of two to three and a half inches is best, according to Colorado State University Turf Specialist Tony Koski. If you have a different grass such as Bermuda or Zoysiagrass then mow to a height of...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    April 8, 2020

Extension Corner

Gardening tips for April Now that COVID-19 has most all of us working remotely from our homes, here are a list of tips to help you get outside and enjoy the garden. Most of your perennials are putting on new growth. The first ones putting on new...

 

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