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Country Fair Garden Center sells Hardy Boy plants, which are grown to thrive in the rugged Colorado environment and in other difficult growing conditions.

Vegetables for Shady Spots

June 6, 2015

By Steve Rozic, Country Fair Garden Center When most people picture a vegetable garden, they imagine a spot that bakes in the sun all day. For some vegetables, such as tomatoes, peppers, and squash, this is the ideal site. What if we want to grow vegetables, but don’t have a site like this “ideal” one […]

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A Kid’s Pizza Herb Garden – Growing A Pizza Garden

May 16, 2015

Kids love pizza and an easy way to get them to love gardening is by growing a pizza garden. It is a garden where herbs and vegetables commonly found on pizza are grown. Let’s look at how to grow pizza herbs in the garden with your kids. How to Grow Pizza Herbs & Vegetables A […]

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Top 10 Surprisingly Simple Tomato Growing Tips

May 12, 2015

The dream of every tomato grower is to have a bounty of the reddest, tastiest, juiciest, perfect looking tomatoes in the neighborhood, that puts the ones in the grocery store to shame. You can get there over time, it takes some experience to grow a crop like that. The are things you should not do… […]

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Protecting your plants during cold weather!

May 7, 2015

Have you already planted?  Here are some tips to protect your plants from the cold weather coming up: -The key is to have your plants covered during the hours when frost develops. This critical period is from late night to early morning, when moisture on the plants can freeze. A good rule of thumb is […]

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Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

May 6, 2015

Pollinators are responsible for the survival of about 75 percent of the flowering plants and 75 percent of the crops around the globe. Without pollinators such as hummingbirds, bats, moths, bees, beetles, flies, and butterflies, life as we know it could not continue. Threats to Pollinators Sadly, pollinators face many threats. First of all, their […]

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Gardening in Rainy Weather

May 5, 2015

Here are some of the things you can do to take advantage of all the rain coming this week: Prune and feed roses. Plant perennials, shrubs and trees. Fertilize your lawns and your patio pots Pull weeds before they set seed. Till compost into vegetable beds. If you want to start planting this week, you […]

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