Here at Tagawa Gardens, our plant advisers at Dick’s Corner are getting lots of questions about tomato problems. One of the most common complaints is about tomato leaves rolling inward. That’s a classic symptom of heat stress. Hot! Hot! Hot For the past six weeks, our temperatures have consistently been above average.
My interest in straw bale gardening began with frustration, pure and simple. For whatever reason, no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t grow heirloom tomatoes. I’d improve the soil in my raised beds with compost. I’d choose some of the most popular heirloom varieties that Tagawa Gardens carries… beautiful,
“The List” that hangs above the benches of tomatoes at Tagawa Gardens includes more than 150 varieties that we brought in for the 2017 season. That’s a lot of tomatoes to choose from! With so many choices, I got to wondering: What are the veggie pro’s who care for and
Question: What you can plant now in Colorado? Answer: Lots of stuff! Probably more than you think! Okay, so gardening in Colorado comes with some challenges. I was born and raised here. I know Mother Nature can be a little fickle. But there are ways to work around most of
Growing your own spuds and onions is easier than you might think. And now is the time to plant! If you think you love French fries, wait ‘til you taste fries made from your own home-grown potatoes! Maybe you prefer hash browns…. or tiny new potatoes in cream sauce with
Have you ever really thought about how amazing seeds are? They’re little powerhouses that are clearly one of the wonders of nature. Tapping into that wonder… starting your own plants from seed indoors long before you can be sowing and growing then outside… is a great way to get a
Need some great ideas for late-summer planting? Why not expand your landscape and save money at the same time! Can it really be August? Argh! I’m still planting! Fact is, you should be, too! Sure it’s hot, but if you plant in the cool of the morning or evening, and
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First and foremost, Memorial Day is a time to pause, honor and remember… and Memorial Day weekend has become an unofficial green light that signals the start of summer. And it’s the perfect time to get a jump on a few projects in your yard, and still leave time for