Denver Local Garden

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

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17th February was... Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Sometimes it’s the smallest act that makes the biggest impact, something as simple as saying please or thank you can turn a day around, and make a life seem that much better. Random Acts of Kindness Day encourages you to get out there and be the light you want to see in the world.

Trump took aim at kids’ nutrition. He picked the wrong food fight.

No one loves a food fight more than President Trump. But now, he has picked the wrong one: His administration is taking aim at children’s lunch plates.

A guide to the 2020 National Western Stock Show

You haven’t experienced Denver until you’ve experienced the National Western Stock Show.

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6 Sensational Gardening Hacks

Here are six ingenious ideas to help you achieve more in the garden with less time, less effort or less money:

Butterfly Gardens

To create a butterfly garden, you must provide a suitable habitat for an entire growing season.

Creating Pollinator Habitat

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The Trump administration just snuck through its most devious coal subsidy yet

Link: Vox

Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy

Link: Denver Post

How to Protect Garden Plants from Pests?

Title: Renewable energy projected to surpass coal in America

Link: Fox 74 News

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The 7-Day Sugar Challenge

How to skip the extra sugar, one delicious daily challenge at a time.


We need a clear vision into food safety for 2020

Americans eat a lot of meat and poultry, and if USDA forecasts are correct, they will continue to do so in 2020.


In Memory of Frieda Caplan

Produce pioneer Frieda Caplan, who normalized shiitake and named kiwi, dies at 96


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Product - Bee Honey

Title: Backyard bee honey - $12 (Lakewood)
Local honey from our backyard bees. Filtered through cheesecloth. Tastes yummy! $6-1/2 pint $9- 12 oz - $12-pint, $24-quart

Link: Craigslist

US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off

"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."


Sun and Shade for Bees: What is the Right Mix?

Selecting a Beehive Location Can Be a Difficult Decision

Link: Countryside

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Wardle Feed and Pet Supply - CHICKENS IN STOCK NOW!!! - Beautiful Egg Laying B - $30 (Wheat Ridge)

PULLETS - Hens ARE IN STOCK NOW!!! Our birds in stock now are 10 - 12 weeks old and are fully feathered out. If you are thinking of chickens, now is the time!

Link: Craigslist

If you are considering raising any kind of chickens next year,

now is the time to start looking for used feeding and watering equipment,heat lamps, chicken coops , etc. Everyday this time of year there are a dozen or more kinds of poultry equipment for sale on Craigslist/Denver and often you can find free equipment in the FREE section. Buying good used equipment now can save you a lot money next year and allow you more money for your chickens

Link: Craigslist

Moveable Coops Control Chicken Free-Ranging

New Brunswick homesteader Kimberlee Bastien controls where her chickens free range with chicken tunnels and fertilization stations.

Link: Farm Show

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House Keys: The Essential Homeowner's Guide to Saving Money, Time, and Your Sanity Building, Buying, Selling, and Maintaining a HomeHouse Keys: The Essential Homeowner's Guide to Saving Money, Time, and Your Sanity Building, Buying, Selling, and Maintaining a Home

Lisa Turner

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & VegetablesRoot Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables

Mike Bubel

The Drunken BotanistThe Drunken Botanist

Amy Stewart

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How To Build A Heated Cold Frame For Under $100
DIY | How To Build Cold Frames | Raised Bed Covers | Newfoundland Gardening
The Vegetable Garden Videos