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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.

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Archived articles are here:
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
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?