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Xeriscape - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
Xeriscape - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
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The City of Fort Collins Utilities to Offer Xeriscape Garden Party on July 10

The City of Fort Collins will be offering residents a chance to learn more about Xeriscape at their annual Garden Party on July 10 in La Porte, Colorado.

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Garden Club June Gardening TSM
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Garden Club: What’s Planting in Your June Garden

By now you should have all of your hearty veggies in the ground, protecting them from bunnies and hail. But what's planting in your garden in June?

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Garden Club Freezing Jani Bryson
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Garden Club: Last Freeze in Fort Collins Is Never 100 Percent

Cabin fever is definitely in full force come April and all us gardening freaks can't wait to get our hands in the dirt. But the last freeze in Fort Collins is never 100 percent. We're told to hold off planting until at least Mother's Day: we never mind this rule because we live in Colorado. We've had fires start as early as the first week of May to building destroying snow falls in the same time period, so what is a cabin fever gardener to do?

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Mom shopping for Mums - Stock photo circa 1934/ R. Wesley/Fox Photos/Getty Images
Mom shopping for Mums - Stock photo circa 1934/ R. Wesley/Fox Photos/Getty Images
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What Do You Do for Mom on Mother’s Day [POLL]

We all have different traditions when it comes to holidays and Mother's Day is no different. So what is your special thing to do for Mom on her day.

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Getty Images
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Charley Barnes Wants to Know What Your Favorite Part of Spring/Summer is [POLL]

Today's severe weather is a definite reminder that Spring is here and Summer won't be far behind. So, what's your favorite part about this time of year?

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Garden Club Dandelions iStock
Garden Club Dandelions iStock
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Garden Club: Dandelions — Full Force in Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley, But Have Health Benefits

Oh to see the world as a child now that we've grown up (most of us anyway), remember when dandelions were bouquet worthy for mom? Now just a nuisance and healthy lawn invader.

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Garden Club Community Garden TSM
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Garden Club: Get Planting with the Community Gardens in Fort Collins

Each year students from Colorado State University and Front Range Community College along with Horticulturists begin cultivating herbs, perennials and veggie starts. The Gardens on Spring Creek is an 18 acre site and offers a way for the Fort Collins community to come together and get growing.

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Earth Day iStock
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Earth Day — How it Came to be and What K99 is Doing in Larimer County

In the midst of virtual turmoil and free love filled with excessive pollution and leaded gas Earth Day was born. When Larimer County topped out with a population of nearly 90 thousand people the country was getting ready for big changes. And amongst it all Earth Day came to be mostly due to the efforts of a 'Cheesehead'.

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Garden Club Grass iStock
Garden Club Grass iStock
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Garden Club: Don’t Stress Out Your Grass Northern Colorado

Living in Colorado might give a new meaning to "Don't Stress Out Your Grass Colorado", but in the case, I really do mean your grass. To be really clear, the grass you mow, the green stuff on the ground leading up to your front door. (or as some of us deal with green-slightly brown stuff the neighbors dog poops on)

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Garden iStock
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Garden Club — What Are the Best Flowers to Plant in Colorado?

Nothing screams warmer weather than a yard full of flowers. The best approach is to make sure that you are combining flowers that have staggering bloom times. Couple a few all season perennials with mid-summer to fall perennials and add some great hardy annuals with various bloom times to create an all-season flower garden that will bring a visual paradise.

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Fort Collins Xeriscape iStock
Fort Collins Xeriscape iStock
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City of Fort Collins Helps With Your Landscaping

Every spring you head to the yard and stand there staring at the possibilities, you may think about the flowers or the plants you might put into your yard. Often times you think about Xeriscaping and how cool it would be. Xeriscaping cuts down on water, minimizes yard maintenance and adds value to your home.

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Why to Plant Cauliflower TSM
Why to Plant Cauliflower TSM
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Garden Club — Why Plant Cauliflower?

Last week we talked about what you could start planting in your garden, now if you've been thinking about cauliflower and if you should plant it, here's why you should.

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