Position: La Plata County Extension Office

Email: parmenterdm@co.laplata.co.us

Get help to harvest tree fruit before hungry bears do

By Darrin Parmenter Typically, you don’t see news about bears in Get Growing. We almost always leave that topic to the experts – Bear Smart Durango and Colorado Parks and Wildlife – while we delve...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Don’t let caterpillars turn your sweet corn harvest bitter

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Want to grow strawberries? It’s easy and rewarding

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: July 10, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Manure containing herbicides may damage garden

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: June 26, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

How to add trees to beautify your home landscape

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: June 11, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Nighttime: Right time to water the lawn you love

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: May 29, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

At last, gardening fans, it’s time to Get Growing

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: May 15, 2013 | COLUMN: Get Growing

It’s not too late to get bulbs underground – but how far?

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. By Darrin ParmenterAnd you thought the...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Apples are ripe for celebrating

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

This weekend, events are all about the harvest

By Darrin ParmenterWeekends in this corner of the state are never long enough. Between the festivals, arts, outdoors and sports, it’s hard to fit it all in.Well, Colorado State University Extension...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

In fall, time to start thinking spring

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Landscaping: It’s not death by a thousand cuts

Editor’s note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

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