Position: La Plata County Extension Office

Email: parmenterdm@co.laplata.co.us

This beetle not a threat; it’s actually pleasing

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 18, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

How to water trees during drought

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 4, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

This summer’s vegetable garden: Weed ’em and reap

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 13, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Pestiferous tent caterpillars making annual pitch

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 30, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Rule of green thumb: Right plant must be put in its right place

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 16, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Plants don’t talk back, but other gardeners will

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 2, 2012 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Feel the chill? It’s Master Gardener sign-up time

Editor’s note: This is the final edition of the season for Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office’s Master Gardener Program. It features timely tips and suggestions for your...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Take note of the magic of mulch

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: Sept. 7, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Cabbage worms like the food in your garden, too

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. 24, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Water-wise gardening vital in S.W. Colo.

By Michelle FlemmingsConservation of natural resources is a necessity. For gardeners in Southwest Colorado, responsible water use is a way of life. Annual rainfall in our area during the growing...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Powdery mildew doesn’t spell doom for plants

What is happening to my cucumbers?Yesterday they had beautiful, dark green, huge leaves and healthy blooms. Now it looks like a jealous person snuck into my garden last night and sprinkled flour on...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Trees to try planting now that the monsoon season has hit the region

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 13, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

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