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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Plant bulbs and corms now for early spring blooms

The days are getting noticeably shorter, the sun’s light is lower in the sky and the official start of fall is only days away....

Online grocery and meal kit delivery

By Terry Schaaf PREVIEW Columnist Online food ordering and delivery services have been, and continue to be, a growing trend. Without leaving the house, consumers are...

4-H coloring contest winners announced

A coloring contest was held for our local 4-H’ers to educate them on noxious weeds and nuisance plants. They were presented with information from Ethan...

Growing your own salad bowl

The CSU Extension office will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday on July 4. The full version of this story is available in...

Ponderosa pines being chewed by the western pine budworm

Mature ponderosa pine trees are one of the dominant trees both in our forests throughout Archuleta County and in our backyards. This year, the...

Extension Viewpoints: Backyard poultry a growing trend

By Robin Young PREVIEW Columnist Backyard poultry and small-scale livestock agriculture are a growing trend in the U.S., even in large cities such as Seattle, Portland,...

Simple winter energy saving strategies

During the winter season, energy conservation is crucial since heating accounts for the greatest use of energy in Colorado homes. Before the cold weather sets...

Noxious Weed of the Month: common tansy

By Ethan ProudPREVIEW Columnist Common tansy is an attractive invader that escaped ornamentation. It is toxic to humans and can cause convulsions, miscarriage and skin...

Holiday dinner planning checklist

Planning for your holiday dinner can alleviate stress and ensure you have everything you need to serve a wonderful holiday meal. Here is a...

Extension’s Planttalk Colorado helps gardeners

SUN Columnist Gardening season is around the corner, and home gardeners will find concise and reliable answers to frequently asked questions through a 16-year-old program...