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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.

Which of these beautiful flowers would you pick for yourself?

Which eye-catching annuals would you choose if your garden covered an entire park and you could select from thousands of plants?  The question isn’t as far-fetched as you might think!  Wander for a few hours through the Trial Gardens at Colorado State University and you’ll see what I mean. The

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