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It’s looking good!!

The plants are doing well.  They are getting established and growing new roots and there are lots of blooms already.  We’re excited everything is doing well.  We also got some plant donations from Treasure island, so thanks to them for … Continue reading

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We have plants!!

It was major excitement the day the plants arrived.  The people who ordered plants had them scheduled to arrive in two shipments over two days so we were prepared to go and unload and plant one shipment and the next … Continue reading

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We have a design!!

The design team has been busy for weeks designing the gardens, selecting the right plants for the right place, and finding and ordering the 785 individual plants chosen for the design. After the design was complete they compiled a list … Continue reading

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More action in the garden

The garden is almost prepped and ready to be planted.  We are getting so excited. The Master Gardeners have had two work days to till amendments into the soil.  Based on our soil tests and what our garden needs we chose … Continue reading

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Thanks!!

  March 3, 2018 CSU Extension – Weld County received a grant from the Colorado Garden Foundation.  This is our main funding for the new demo garden.  The award was presented at the Colorado Home and Garden Show in downtown Denver.  … Continue reading

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What should we put in our garden?

The design team has been busy.  A garden’s success depends on choosing the Right Plant for the Right Place.  The team will select plants that will live in our hardiness zone (5b), will be either sun or shade plants, and work with … Continue reading

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Soil Testing our gardens

  One of our first tasks was to have a soil test performed.  We tested the two areas seen in the pictures above.  Soil testing is important to tell you what type of soil you have for drainage and water, … Continue reading

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