Position: La Plata County Extension Office

Email: parmenterdm@co.laplata.co.us

Don’t give up on your battle against the aphids

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 29, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

June is good time to plant trees – here’s how to do it in five easy steps

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 15, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Finally it’s time: A primer on planting warm-season crops

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 1, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

What kind of plants are right for your 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: May 18, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

It’s spring – time to get those potatoes planted

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 4, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Perennials vow to not leave you feeling jilted

By Marsha SchuetzPerennial plants are like devoted spouses, remaining faithful year after year, and differ significantly from annuals (aka “one-time floozies”).Perennials need marriage (a good...

DATE: April 20, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

The name of the game is getting your hands dirty – and getting smart

Gardening in Southwest Colorado is frequently challenging. We have deer, pocket gophers and voles. There can be frosts in June and September and rains that come down in sheets or just seem to...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | COLUMN: Get Growing

It’s finally time to put the garden to bed for season

By Nikki KoloffWe have enjoyed a long, beautiful fall season. Now that we have had our first hard freeze, it’s time to put our veggie and perennial gardens to bed for the winter. A thorough fall...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2010 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Garlic: It’s time to think about doing your own

By Estella MooreAs a garlic lover it is hard for me to resort to the ordinary garlic found in most grocery stores. Growing your own garlic is not only a surefire way to culinary delights throughout...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2010 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Soil mixing: Use lasagna recipe for putting garden to bed

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. 6, 2010 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Things I learned as a Colorado Master Gardener

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. 22, 2010 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Not all arthropods are bad; some can even help you save your gardens

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. 8, 2010 | COLUMN: Get Growing

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