Category: RTCO Garden

Alec brings us up to date

Posted on 07/19/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

A huge THANK YOU to Alec. In addition to being our unofficially official on staff garden expert, he is also today’s guest blogger! Alec’s Garden log: July 5, 2011 Discovered a bug that I suspect is Aphid’s on a few of the Tomatoes on Thurs.  I researched ways to get rid of them and there […]

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Yikes! Where does the time go?

Posted on 06/27/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

June 27, 2011 Well, here we are facing the 4th of July and, no, our crops aren’t knee high! This whirlwind of a month took me to Denver, Colorado, with a promise to the staff I would make time to update this blog, but, between conference meetings and visiting with my RT peers, I was […]

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On dogs

Posted on 05/25/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

If you have ever visited the RTCO Warehouse, chances are you have met Lindy and Dot, our Canine Patrol Corps. Lindy is the lovely, long legged Standard Poodle, and Lieutenant of the Corps- and the brains of the outfit. Dot is her lovable sidekick and comic relief for the team. Dot is a tubby little […]

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They met the CITY CHALLENGE!

Posted on 05/24/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

Last Thursday, I stayed home to hide out and work on writing a grant- staying focused in the office can be a bit of a challenge for me, so I sometimes hide out! While I was out, some wonderful people showed up and started making our garden a reality. They manned the tillers and dug […]

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What does our Garden Grow?

Posted on 05/24/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

Lunchtime got a lot more interesting once we had a common mission for the garden. Once we established that money doesn’t grow in gardens, we got down to tacks and discussed strategies and goals. What would most home gardeners be interested in growing? Since we are getting a really late start, cold weather crops are […]

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The Plan

Posted on 05/17/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

With our mission in place, we started brainstorming our next steps. As eager, amateur gardeners ourselves, what would we want to learn from the tool library? It was easy from there. We would install a variety of simple home gardening ideas that should appeal to new and more experienced folks like us- who want to […]

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A garden?

Posted on 05/10/11 by rtco-admin No Comments

So, it started like this. It was another cold and claustrophobic day in the warehouse. The staff had been working their tails off getting ready for our National Rebuild Day, scheduled for April 30. This always gives us cabin fever because we know the end of winter is within grasp. But this year, it didn’t […]

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