Please, spring, wait your turn

Please, spring, wait your turn

February heat may tip nature off balance
A ridge of high pressure over the West has left Durango dry and warm for weeks. If the trend continues, weak spring runoff in the Animas River would be harmful to fish populations. February’s heat wave also could spell trouble for the region’s fruit trees.
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The Colorado State University Extension Office recommends winter watering of young trees, if there is no snow on the ground. Mature trees with extensive root systems do not need to be watered.
For winter tree-watering guidelines, visit www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/07211.pdf.

Please, spring, wait your turn

A ridge of high pressure over the West has left Durango dry and warm for weeks. If the trend continues, weak spring runoff in the Animas River would be harmful to fish populations. February’s heat wave also could spell trouble for the region’s fruit trees.
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