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Category Archives: Horticulture

Unsolicited Seeds Could Be Invasive

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has received numerous reports from across the state of people receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail that appear to have originated from China and other countries and labeled as containing jewelry or other items. Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants, or be harmful to […]

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Grow and Give Victory Garden

­ Grow & Give – Colorado Master Gardener Let’s Grow Together Learn to grow food and donate extra locally. The resources at the above link are designed to help you grow your own food this year and beyond. You got this, Colorado! Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners are here to help every step […]

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Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Food Producers

Bring Your Food Product to Market! On-line Food Safety Training covers specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. You will learn: • Basic food safety – including proper hygiene; preventing cross contamination and cross contact of food allergens; temperature control for safe food […]

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If you are a newcomer to the world of flower gardening, welcome!

If you are a newcomer to the world of flower gardening, welcome!

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Broomfield, Westminster, Larimer County, and Arvada CO

October 2, 2013 (Updated August 20, 2019, September 11, 2019, October 2, 2019, June 2020) While EAB was first confirmed in Boulder in September of 2013, its presence has been confirmed in the City and County of Broomfield, in the City of Westminster (Adams County) in Larimer County near Berthoud, and most recently in the […]

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.