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Sherie’s articles run in the Life section of the Pueblo Chieftain. You can also find them on the Horticulture Facebook page.

June 2020: What’s Wrong With the Trees?

Archived articles are here:

2020
April 30, 2020 — Time for Warm Season Vegetables
March 22, 2020 — Rainwater Harvesting
February 23, 2020 — Native Plants for Native Pollinators
January 19 2020 — Late Winter Pruning Primer

2019
December 15, 2019 — “Going Live” with your Christmas tree
November 15, 2019 — Anyone Can Compost
October 6, 2019 — The Basics of Bulbs
September 1, 2019 — Helpful habits for pollinators
July 28, 2019 — Proper Tree Care Saves Time and Money in the Future
June 23, 2019 — Potential headlines: Oh, Hail No! Hope After Hail
May 26, 2019 — Irises: Both Easy and Beautiful
April 28, 2019 — Spring is the perfect time to plant a new tree
March 31, 2019 — Tips for recovering from the bomb-cyclone storm
February 24, 2019 — There’s plenty to do in the garden before the weather warms up
January 20, 2019 — It’s not too early to start thinking about the garden

2018
December 9, 2018 — You can bloom your unused bulbs indoors
November 4, 2018 — There’s a lot you can do with all those fall leaves
September 30, 2018 — Keep insects, critters out of your home as the weather cools
September 2, 2018 — Harvest season doesn’t mean your lawn and garden duties are done
August 5, 2018 — Beautiful though they are, Japanese beetles do not rock
July 8, 2018 — It’s not too early to start thinking fall vegetables
June 10, 2018 — It’s not too early to start planning for the county fair
May 13, 2018 – Here’s the buzz on seasonal flying insects
April 15, 2018 — Water-wise tips to save your sod during drought
March 18, 2018 – Is it time to trim? How to decide when to prune
February 18, 2018 – Annual symposium has something for every gardener
January 21, 2018 – Winter woes: keep water flowing to dormant plants

2017
December 24, 2017 – Extending the growing season needn’t be difficult
November 26, 2017 – Keep house plants happy and healthy this holiday
October 29, 2017 – Think spring by planting early flowering bulbs
October 1, 2017 – It’s not too late to get new plants in the ground
September 3, 2017 – Autumn the perfect time to give your lawn a lift
August 6, 2017 — It’s always the right thyme for an herb garden
July 8, 2017 — Time to prep prize produce for Pueblo county fair
June 17, 2017 — Colorado Pollinator month has advocates buzzing
May 13, 2017 – Don’t bug out: Education critical to use of pesticides
April 15, 2017 — Worm composting a technique worth wiggling about
March 18, 2017 – Beware the beautiful, and dangerous, emerald ash borer
February 22, 2017 — No foolin’: April 1 landscape symposium offers something for all
January 29, 2017 — Healthy, environmentally friendly compost helps garden grow

2016
December 27, 2016 — This landscape advice isn’t mulch ado about nothing
November 28, 2016 — O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, let us to right by thee
October 30, 2016 — Master Gardener’s seek to keep branching out in Pueblo County
September 3, 2016 — Fall approaches, but there’s still time to garden
August 6, 2016 — Let the rainwater harvesting commence
July 9, 2016
— Ideal harvest time depends on what you planted
June 11, 2016 — Don’t be bugged by common garden pests
May 14, 2016 — Garden Guidance: Before you toil, amend your soil
April 17, 2016 — The lawn and the short of it: Green days ahead.
March 20, 2016 — On the grow: It may be time to start some seeds
February 20, 2016 — Green days: heavenly houseplants start with education.
January 24, 2016 — Got the wintertime blues?