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Luan Akin

Luan Akin

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Luan Akin
Tagawa Gardens Outreach Ambassador

After 30 years as a news reporter for KCNC TV in Denver, Luan Akin was ready for a change. In 2008, she came to Tagawa Gardens and offered to create a brand new position: Garden Outreach Ambassador.

Luan had trained and volunteered as a Douglas County Master Gardener for ten years. In addition to her duties as a news reporter, working primarily out of the Channel 4 News helicopter, Luan also produced and presented a long-running series of stories called “Gardening Together.”

All these years later, Luan now works year ‘round, presenting a variety of gardening and nature-related topics to hundreds of children, HOA’s, gardening clubs, church groups, small businesses and other organizations.

She is an avid gardener, a beekeeper and a proud mom to four dogs who have trained her well.

If you love flowers, the 2018 CSU Flower Trials are a must!

Tagawa’s beautiful flower selections don’t just happen.  Our annuals experts want to know that the flowers we offer will perform well along the Front Range before the plants are “invited to the party.” The CSU Flower Trials are all about testing that performance.  How many flowers does a particular variety

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Want to test your gardening know-how? Define these five very basic terms.

Every field of interest has its jargon.  Work, hobbies, social media…  Gardening is no exception.  That doesn’t mean these terms aren’t helpful and important. Let’s take a look at some “garden-speak” that even entry-level gardeners should know. Understanding what’s behind these five words and concepts might just change the way

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