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Salvias
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Mike Kintgen
Birds
Night Bloomers
Pollinator Drones
The Sunflower Ecosystem

April 2017

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Steppes
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Piñon Pines
Suburbitat
Wild Columbines
Grapes on the Front Range
Plant/Bug Conversations

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Benefits of Natives
Winter Annuals
N2O
Welby Gardens
Seed Sowing 101
Specialty Nurseries

Harvest 2016

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Alliums
Free Seeds
Mushroom Season
Supporting Trees
The Dirkse Sisters' Urban Homestead

Summer 2016

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Moths
Nectar Plants
Mushroom Projects
How to Plant a Tree
Growing Colorado Kids
Fragrant Climbing Roses

May 2016

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Milkweeds
Strawberries
Butterfly Gardens
Gardening with Men
Hospital Food Gets Fresher in CO Springs
Rain Gardens & Xeriscape

April 2016

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Beets
Natives
Good Seed
Small Shrubs
Street Gardens
Panayoti's Olympic Trip to Turkey
Plant Profiles
Blue Ribbon Vegetables
Ballooning Spiders

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Another "Silent Spring?"
Geothermal Greenhouses
Cherry Trees
Galls
Starting Seeds
Winter/Early Spring Calendar

Harvest 2015

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Mushrooms Seedling Pees
Datura & Zombies Saving Seed
Ants & Plants Backyard Habitat

Summer 2015

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Garden Railroads Cottage Foods Act
Mt Garden Veggies Jan DeVore’s Fort Collins Garden
Roses Comfrey
Bees & Wasps  

May 2015

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Edible Natives Ornamental Grasses
Pruning Stressed Trees Grow Veggies in the Shade
Iris Weeds
Jumping Spiders Butterflys Disappearing

April 2015

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Pears Lewisia
Wwoofers Native Shrubs
Synthetic Biology African DogTooth Grass
Natural Agriculture in Crestone  

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Calendar of Gardening Classes, Workshops, Events Sourcing Our Seeds
Respecting Your Hicks: Western Slope Natives Six-Legged Strategies for Surviving Winter
Japanese Beetle is Here First Tiny Farm Breaks Ground

Harvest 2014

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Free Seed 29-Year Old Xeriscape
Harvest Tips Metamorphosis Mysteries
Create a Winter Wildlife Refuge  

Summer 2014

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No Strain Gardening 8 Great Pots- and Why
New Waterlily Competition Raising a Family of Gardeners

May 2014

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Pathways Hugelkulture
Colorado Apples Get a Jump on Weeds
12 Reasons to Grow Organic Anne Clark: Low Water Natives
Gardening in the San Luis Valley  

April 2014

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Espalier Snowdrops
Trough Gardening Bold, Beautiful Natives
Why New Veggie Gardeners Sometimes Fail (through no fault of their own)  

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Mantids Time to Sow
The Bean Acre For Peat's Sake
Emerald Ashe Border  

Colorado Gardener Harvest 2013 Issue

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Elderberry Comb Honey
Glass Gem Corn La Veta Garden Wizard
Garden Subtraction & Division  

Summer 2013

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Xeric Gems Fairy Gardens
Summer and Winter Squash Make $ From Your Garden
Andy Hough’s Fruit Research  

May 2013

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Roly Polys Gooseberries
Wildlife Feats Roots Beans
Garden Remodel Dwarf Bearded Iris

April 2013

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Hemp Mulch Rock Gardening
Companion Planting Chickens & Other Fowl
Holly Flineau’s Sloan’s Lake Garden  

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Plant Awareness Our New Marijuana Law
Better Yields with Saved Seeds Helping Plants Beat the Heat

Harvest 2012

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Hops Silver Plants
Seed Strategies Master Gardeners
Excelsior Gardens Permaculture Sites

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Tomatoes Aquaponics
Children’s Gardens Cactus Companions

May 2012

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Permaculture Insect Deceit
Edible Flowers Xeric Perennials
Growing Native Oaks Zia Parker & Willow Way Herbs

April 2012

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Lavenders Fava Beans
Insect Antennae GMO’s & Food Safety
Ann & Dick Bartlett’s Gardens  

2012 Education Edition

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New CSA Models Horticulture Trends
Biological Farming & Gardening Calendar of Classes, Workshops, Symposiums, Events

Harvest 2011

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Agave Rose of Sharon
Cafe Botanique Season Extenders
Honeybee Update

Summer 2011

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Hawkmoths Lawns to Meadows
Riverside Cemetery Firewise Landscaping
Trinidad History Gardends

May 2011

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Living Walls Meet the Voles
Scrumptious Spuds PlantSelect Choices
Uses for Common Weeds Estes Park Natives Garden

April 2011

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"Arborland" Nitrogen
Pruning Grapes Plants for Dry Shade
Asparagus and Rhubarb Establishing New Plants

2011 Education Supplement

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Buffaloberry Bee-Killing Pesticides
Seeds of Sustainability Transpiration

Harvest 2010

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Perennial Bulbs School Gardens
Save Your Seeds! Easy Food Preserving
Maples Kathi Taylor's Loveland Garden

Summer 2010

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Hail Bee Plants
Raspberries Ross Shrigley
Beneficial Bugs

May 2010

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Pikes Peak Urban Gardens
Leaf Botany Mushrooms
Plant A Row Beans

April 2010

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Natives in Gardens Legal Water Harvesting
Veggies for Mt. Gardens Plant Exploration in the Altai
Gardening Without Chemicals  

Educational Supplement 2010

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Appreciate Your Seeds! Orchids
A Green Roof Thrives Plant More Natives