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Summer Classes

Posted on July 4th 2016

Tuesday August 9th at 11:00 FAIRY GARDEN MAGIC Read More

Category: Classes

Sharp tools make a great Father's Day gift!

Posted on June 9th 2016

Duane from Johnson Sharpening will be at Sturtz on June 12th and 19th. Read More

A "Petunia" on Steroids

Posted on June 1st 2016

I think we've finally found the perfect plant for our hot, dry, sunny summers in Boulder. Calibrachoas are a new type of plant that look like small petunias and are frequently mislabeled as such. Often referred to as Petunia Million Bells, they can produce hundreds of 1 inch flowers from early spring until frost. They are both cold and heat tolerant, and spring back even after a heavy downpour. These compact, mounded annuals grow 6 to 9 inches tall on mostly trailing stems. Unlike petunias, they don't need to be deadheaded and pinching back their stems is not required. Read More

Category: All About Plants, Outdoor Gardening, Tips

Finally--it's sunny and warm and time to plant tomatoes!

Posted on May 15th 2016

Surprising research on which tomatoes have the most nutritional value? Read More

Category: All About Plants, Outdoor Gardening, Tips

It's easy to plant a sustainable rose garden in Boulder.

Posted on May 4th 2016

Start with our disease resistant, winter hardy, water wise plants. Read More

Category: Outdoor Gardening, Tips