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Cool Weather Veggies

Posted on August 23rd 2016

It's Time To Plant Cool Weather Veggies There's a feeling of fall in the air and it's time to shift gears in the garden. Read More

Category: Outdoor Gardening

Paperwhite Narcissus

Posted on August 9th 2016

The easiest bulbs to force for fragrant flowers throughout the fall and winter. Read More

Category: Christmas, Flowers, Tips, Indoor Gardening

Phalaenopsis Orchids

Posted on August 8th 2016

Easy to care for orchids with elegant flowers on gently aching stems. Read More

Category: All About Plants, Tips, Indoor Gardening

Sharp tools make a great Father's Day gift!

Posted on June 9th 2016

Duane from Johnson Sharpening will be at Sturtz on June 12th and 19th. Read More

A "Petunia" on Steroids

Posted on June 1st 2016

I think we've finally found the perfect plant for our hot, dry, sunny summers in Boulder. Calibrachoas are a new type of plant that look like small petunias and are frequently mislabeled as such. Often referred to as Petunia Million Bells, they can produce hundreds of 1 inch flowers from early spring until frost. They are both cold and heat tolerant, and spring back even after a heavy downpour. These compact, mounded annuals grow 6 to 9 inches tall on mostly trailing stems. Unlike petunias, they don't need to be deadheaded and pinching back their stems is not required. Read More

Category: All About Plants, Outdoor Gardening, Tips