Denver Local Garden

Resources for the urban farmer and gardening communities of the Front Range of Colorado

Gardening News

This page is the archive for Gardening news.

Kitchen Garden Provides Veggies All Year

For all of us die-hard gardeners, the world is just not right when something green is not growing. That’s why late fall and the winter months seem so terribly long.


Colorado apple market encourages diverse varieties

As the Colorado apple season comes to a close, the Washington Apple Commission is making headlines with the release of a new variety that is set to appear in grocery stores starting in December.

Ag Journal

What is small-scale farming

Small-scale Farming can be a great choice for you if you always wanted to produce your own food, escape modern life and get back to your basic survival Instincts.

Farm It Yourself

About Small-Scale Farming

Where is the nearest farm to you?


With $100, You Too Can Invest in Regenerative Agriculture

Steward is putting capital into helping sustainable, small farms grow, while cultivating a new kind of farm investor.

Civil Eats

How To Display Houseplants: Clever Ideas For Arranging Houseplants

Not only are more and more people growing houseplants these days, but they are now part of interior décor.

Gardening Know How

Growing Squash Indoors – How To Grow Squash Inside Your House

Can you grow squash plants inside? Yes, you can.

Gardening Know How


After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season.

Farmer's Almanac

Thirty gardening chores to tackle in September

The harvest is slowing and the annuals are fading, but we gardeners can’t rest quite yet (when do we ever?).

Read Simple

6 Things You Need to Do Now If You Want a Fabulous Garden This Spring

Garden now, enjoy the green later.As we move into the month of September, we can expect some relief from summer’s heat and humidity. It becomes more enjoyable to be outdoors.

Read Simple

LARRY WILLIAMS: September begins the best gardening season

As we move into the month of September, we can expect some relief from summer’s heat and humidity. It becomes more enjoyable to be outdoors.

Crestview News Bulletin




The Joy of Growing Horseradish (It’s Great With Almost Anything!)

How to Add Horseradish Plants to Your Garden


What's the Best Time of Day to Harvest Your Garden Vegetables?

Regarding fruits and vegetables, there is always a more adequate hour of the day to harvest each of these fresh products.


Garden Heatwave: How to Care for Heat-Stressed Plants

Here are a few tips to help you to help your plants cope with hot garden conditions this summer.

Mother Earth News

The Peaches Are Sweet, but Growing Them Isn’t

An annual picking trip to a California farm has become a window into our daunting climate and work challenges.

New York Times

Using organic gardening techniques to improve your at-home garden

Organic food production comes up a lot when I teach gardening and horticulture classes in the community.

Blkberry,blkrasberry,bosenberry - $3 (Arvada)

Blkberry, blkrasberry, bosenberry you dig. Also lemon plants and date plants.Bring shovel and bag $3 fruit, blackberry, bosenberry

Craigslist Ad

Organic Victoria Canada Red Rhubarb Seeds & Plants - $3 (South Central Denver)

I have seeds and some plants!
$2 for ~50 seeds
$3 for a baby plant

Craigslist Ad

Dustin Mizer garden duster - $35 (Craigslist Ad - Lakewood)

Dustin-Mizer powder duster.

Craigslist Ad

Attracting Butterflies to the Garden – 5.504 CSU

See Planting Dates for Your Location

Colorado State University

Planting Calendar for Denver, CO

See Planting Dates for Your Location

The Old Farmer's Almanac

From chicken to tomatoes, here's why American food is hurting you

The recent news about glyphosate and cancer only highlights a broader problem with our system: our obsession with killing the natural world is poisoning us

North American Butterfly Association

Butterfly Garden and Habitat Program

How to Start a Butterfly Garden

North American Butterfly Association

First Lettuce Crop and a Sandwich, Too

I’m chomping at the bit to play in the dirt when the first warm, dry days of spring come.

Mother Earth News

Pruning for Productivity, Health, and Beauty

Nothing more than a well-timed pinch can help you coax plants into bushiness, lankiness, or anything in between. Learn how to prune like a pro.

Mother Earth News

The Basics of Compost Making

Ah, the sweet smell of spring is creeping in, finally here in Vermont.

Mother Earth News

82 Sustainable Gardening Tips

Go beyond organic with these creative, real-world ideas for more sustainable gardening.

Mother Earth News

Sharing abundance

Permaculture expert Avery Ellis brings holistic approach to Boulder County development

The Boulder Weekly

7 Plants for Your Regenerative Organic Garden

Regenerative organic farmer Acadia Tucker shares lessons in building soil health, sequestering carbon, and plants to try for your home garden.

The Rodale Institute

Greeley will start Garden in a Box sale Monday

Greeley is planning a “Garden in a Box” sale,
to get residents started on their gardens, according to a news release from the city....

The Daily Camera

O'Meara: High Plains Landscape event brings enlightenment to gardening

Fort Collins workshop helps gardeners work with, not against, the climate
Gardening in Colorado is not for wimps.

The Daily Camera

Colorado Springs garden guru kicks off '100 Garden Challenge'

Growing your food is its own reward, but it’s fun to win stuff, too.
Colorado Springs gardening enthusiast Larry Stebbins is launching a contest to get more backyard gardens started in 2019. At least 100 more.

The Gazette

Welcome to The Urban Farm

The Urban Farm is a non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado.
We provide an important, fun, and educational experience to our visitors.

The Urban Farm

How to Lay a Foundation for a Shed

A Low Cost Construction Technique for Small Foundations

Countryside Network

Design a Potager Garden

Bring beauty, utility, and productivity to your landscape by creating a personalized kitchen garden.


Planning for Spring, Thinking About Sandy Soil

It's called "Kalkaska Sand."

Mother Earth News

How to make tea from the organic herbs in your garden

I'm a coffee drinker but I also like tea, especially herbal tea.

Dallas News

Gardening Indoors to Beat Winter Doldrums

There are hundreds of memes out there on the internet about how ironic life can be sometimes. The one that springs to my mind, I made myself.

Mother Earth News

Growing ‘Piment d'Espelette’ Peppers

On a recent episode of Fine Cooking filmed in the Paris apartment of Patricia Wells, Ms. Wells was whipping up a chimichurri sauce for the steaks.

Mother Earth News

Milkweed, Monarchs and Home Gardeners to the Rescue

On a Wing and a Prayer - Monarch Butterflies and Home Gardeners

Mother Earth News