Tish Szurek
Plant Supports and Creative Staking

by Tracy Zarlengo Have you been looking for a way to keep certain plants in your garden from flopping over and creating chaos? Are you looking for an alternative to metal cages…

Seed Share
Question: What's the best time to collect seeds? Answer: Any time they are ripe! Fall is an ideal time collect seeds for a variety of uses: 1. Share them by posting them…
Some Tips for DesigningYour Outdoor Pots

Start with an empty pot. Form a ball of chicken wire to insert in your container or fill with dirt. (Do not water before arranging as the dirt may freeze.) There are some advantages…

Home Composting

After watching a segment on Denver Composting on the PBS News hour, I have been obsessing about how I can start composting without actually having to manage a composting bin myself. I…

The Sweet Look of Success – From Seed To Blooms
In February, you joined 30 GCD members in our seed starting workshop and took home Floret Farm seeds. Varieties included Zinnia elegans ‘Oklahoma Pink’ and ‘Golden Hour', Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Apricot Lemonade’ and ‘Double Click Cranberries’, Ocimum basilicum…
Coping With Covid
As with all our GCA clubs this year, the challenge for the Garden Club of Denver is keeping our club active and functional while coping with the COVID-19 epidemic. The poll by…
In Memory of Shirley Meneice
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Shirley Meneice on July 16, 2020. She was a passionate horticulturist, a mentor to so many, and inspiration for all of us. She…
Conservation Corner
The BIG NEWS is the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) is heading to the House of Representatives after being passed by the Senate in June 2020. This bill is huge because it…