Bees were buzzing about the blooming asters as the Pollinator Garden on the Larimer Campus was dedicated, and that is the point of the garden. The garden is the latest area to join the city of Fort Collins Nature in the City program, which committed grant funds to the project. As Stephanie Blochowiak, an environmental planner […]
A clump of honeybees clouds the small hole in the side of the Sunlight Peak classroom building at Front Range Community College’s Larimer Campus in Fort Collins. While the bees tirelessly make foraging trips and return to an observation hive for biology students, Evelyn Freytag takes a well-earned break from digging in the sticky clay […]
It seems like most highways and byways in Colorado are a perpetual construction zone. At FRCC, we’re a bit more selective, trying to do as much work as possible without affecting students and learning. It’s a challenge, but here’s what’s new at FRCC come the opening of the fall semester on Aug. 24. New Visual […]
I embraced the challenge of gardening years ago. I’m still gardening and I’m still challenged. Gardening along the front range provides lots of chances for me to succeed and, you know, not succeed. But I will not give up! I also have a friend who completed the Horticulture program at FRCC and she has been […]
All it took was a tour of what’s known in Fort Collins as the National Seed Storage Lab for Amy Vogt to formulate her career goal: I want to work there. And so she does, even before completing her Associate of Applied Science degree in Horticulture and Landscape Technology at Front Range Community College. What’s […]
Khanh is a grower at Trinity Farms in Brighton. He works inside a 43,000-square-foot greenhouse with long rows and rows of Beefsteak and other varieties of tomatoes. All organic, and grown hydroponically. Hydroponics is a system of horticulture that grows plants without soil and uses mineral-nutrient solutions.
Attention all gardeners and gardening lovers: The annual Colorado Garden & Home Show arrives at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver Feb. 11-19. Think, Act Locally. So, why the blatant advertisement for the show as a lead sentence of this blog post? Well, simply put, buying a ticket to the show is a great way […]