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2 years 6 months ago

Container gardening class offered

The CSU Extension Office in Pueblo is offering a class on container gardening. It will include what kinds of containers to use and how to maintain them. Who: Colorado State University Extension/Pueblo County What: Yard and Garden Class - Dramatic Container Gardens When: Tuesday, April 17,...

3 years 3 months ago

Woman's husband buried in her garden

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Neighbors thought it was odd that Ruth Huber Bostic appeared to talk to herself for years as she tended her garden in Raleigh, N.C. After she died in January 2010, authorities uncovered a gruesome secret beneath the 78-year-old woman's flowerbed: Her husband had been buried...

3 years 7 months ago

Jump-start your creative side

The Home and Landscape Expo is underway in Colorado Springs at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. There are four large-scale landscaped gardens as soon as you walk into the building. Over one hundred venders are featuring all sorts of new products for your home and garden. Experts are available...

4 years 1 month ago

Roads closed Saturday for Race for the Cure

Thousands of participants will descend on Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs this Saturday for the annual Komen race for the Cure. Several roads will be closed in the area to accommodate the crowds. The walk/run is still accepting participants and donations. Information about the race is online.

4 years 3 months ago

Garden of the Gods summer programs

The Garden of the Gods offers many interesting and educational talks about wildlife, plants and geology in the park. Free Guided Walks 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily Free Nature Presentations Throughout each day Summer Fun at the Garden (Reservations Required: 719-219-0108)...

4 years 5 months ago

City plants veggie garden

City flower beds in Colorado Springs may not be as bright his year but one could be pretty tasty. About three weeks ago, several volunteers planted a vegetable garden outside City Hall. Veggies include rhubarb, beets and potatoes. "We want to show people that they too can garden," said...

4 years 7 months ago

Cops called over nude gardener

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A nudist in Boulder who was threatened with eviction last spring for gardening outside wearing only pasties and a thong has caused another stir by gardening topless. At least four callers told police 52-year-old Catharine Pierce was in her yard topless on Wednesday. State law...

4 years 8 months ago

Bighorn sheep day planned

It can be tough to spot a Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the wild, unless you go to Garden of the Gods in the winter. A herd of the majestic animals spends the cold winter months around Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Big Horn Sheep Day is...

5 years 1 week ago

Huge garden grows on side of high-rise

The next big thing in green building design might be to turn an existing idea on its side. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. recently installed a green wall the size of two tennis courts on one side of its headquarters. Like green roofs - their perpendicular counterparts - green...

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