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Favorite Botanical Finds Along the High Line Canal

September 5, 2018 Research & Conservation
The verdict is in: Here are our research team’s favorite botanical finds along the High Line Canal! If you’ve ever spent time on the High Line Canal Trail, you may be familiar with some of the common
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A New Kind of Amendment

September 3, 2018 Horticulture Intern
Using Biochar to Create Healthy Soil: Growing up as a small town girl in rural upstate New York has definitely helped prepare me for my life as a horticulturist and a farmer. Where I’m from, it’s very
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High Winds & Downpours & Heatwaves, Oh My!

August 31, 2018 Special Events
While Colorado is known for its seemingly endless sunshine, cool nights, and dry, breezy air, those of us who live here know that the weather can vary greatly from morning to evening, or even hour to
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A Showcase of All-America Selections Winners

August 20, 2018 Bridget Blomquist
Late last year the All-America Selections Garden was officially re-named the Annuals Garden and Pavilion, however it continues to feature winning All-America Selections (AAS) annuals. The ever
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Fire Blight: A Cantankerous Disease

August 20, 2018 Emily Stine
Every now and then, I come across a pear or apple tree that has small branches that look like they have been blasted by a torch. Fire blight, as this disease is known, is rampant, and can cause a lot
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One of the best experiences of my life!

August 17, 2018 Horticulture Intern
My name is Dan Auerbach and I’m from Philadelphia, PA. I have one year left at Temple University to earn my bachelor’s degree in horticulture. I was fortunate enough to receive the Propagation
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Horticultural Trip to China, Part 2

August 15, 2018 Panayoti Kelaidis
The Chinese side of the mighty Himalayas, especially in Yunnan province, is considered a global hot spot for the world’s flora. Yunnan comprises 152,124 square miles compared to Colorado’s 104,185
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Mushrooms in the Turf – Fun Guys, or Not?

August 13, 2018 Emily Stine
After a rain, it’s not uncommon for me to see small white-capped mushrooms popping up in the turf. Many people start worrying – does it mean the grass is unhealthy? Does it mean they’re doing
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Top 10 Medicinal Plants

August 10, 2018 Horticulture Intern
Many medicinal plants are easy to grow in Colorado and have incredible healing properties. Horticulturist Blake Burger and horticulture intern Kenna Castleberry pick their top 10 to grow at home.
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Horticultural Trip to China, Part 1

August 8, 2018 Panayoti Kelaidis
In 1999 I attended an international horticultural expo in Kunming, China—Denver’s Sister City. The contrast between the China I found then and the country I visited last month could not be more

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