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Around the House: Proper drainage around the home
Around the House: Proper drainage around the home

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Dear Readers: Time for my annual lecture about the drainage around your home. Before the summer rains come, you need to reanalyze just what happens to...

Roses in the Landscape
Roses in the Landscape

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Formal rose gardens are awe-inspiring. Displayed in semi-circular beds and planted by class and color, these gardens are world famous and some think...

Summertime garden delights
Summertime garden delights

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Summer has officially arrived. Hopefully, you’re getting your vegetables planted, patio pots are getting filled with colorful flowers, and you are...

Q&A with Spencer’s Lawn and Garden Center’s Heather Gunnerson
Q&A with Spencer’s Lawn and Garden Center’s Heather Gunnerson

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Q: What are the main challenges gardeners might face this time of year, and how can they be dealt with?    A: We see a lot of insect...

The ultimate summer party
The ultimate summer party

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Tuesday, June 20 is the Summer Solstice, which means 1. It’s the longest day of the year 2. Summer has arrived 3. It’s time to party! The beautiful...

2017 Residential Gardens Tour – Who Knew It? In Patty Jewett!
2017 Residential Gardens Tour – Who Knew It? In Patty Jewett!

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

June 24 & 25, 2017, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., El Paso County Friends Of eXtension (FOX) Seventh Annual Open Garden Tour Fundraiser Since its inception in...

Ready, set, roses!
Ready, set, roses!

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Here at Harding Nursery, summer is just around the corner. Our bare root roses arrive around the end of February, and then we pot them up and put them...

Current pest problems and solutions
Current pest problems and solutions

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

As the season warms up, we are beginning to see some common pests. Your local garden center can help you identify damage even without the pest, but...

Quick fixes for peeling paint and damaged stucco
Quick fixes for peeling paint and damaged stucco

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Dear Ken: I need to replace my rain gutters, what would be best recommended for replacement – vinyl, metal or something else? I will be doing the work....

Year Round Gardening: Hail mitigation
Year Round Gardening: Hail mitigation

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

If there is any single risk to your garden for total destruction, it is probably a 20 minute hailstorm in the middle of the growing season. Plants that...

Pollinator gardens
Pollinator gardens

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Every day we hear news about the decline of the honeybees, monarch butterflies or some other species important to us. How can you help? Planting plants...

Quality plant materials all season long
Quality plant materials all season long

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Spencer’s Produce, Lawn and Garden Centers, Inc has been providing quality plants to gardeners in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas since 1934....

Timely tips
Timely tips

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

This is the perfect time of year to plant a garden! Soils have warmed up, the temperatures aren’t too hot, and the threat of freeze (a not so distant...

Create and enjoy a hummingbird and butterfly garden
Create and enjoy a hummingbird and butterfly garden

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Converting your existing garden into a hummingbird and butterfly garden, or creating a new one, is easy. To attract the greatest number and varieties...

Growing strawberries in the Pikes Peak region
Growing strawberries in the Pikes Peak region

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Having a strawberry bed as part of your landscape is quite achievable in our area, even at high altitude. Key factors for success are plant selection,...

How to Build a Fairy Garden, Harding Nursery

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