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By Carol OMeara
Colorado State University Extension Boulder County 

Twelve Days of Christmas for gardeners

 
Series: Carol OMeara | Story 5

December 25, 2019

Courtesy photo

Birds like these rely on human feeding in the winter.

To celebrate the season, sing along with me (with apologies to the original version of the carol). In the final days of Christmas, the garden calls to me:

Twelve seeds-a-sprouting – In late winter, change up your garden by starting your own seeds. You'll expand your varieties beyond the choices everyone is offered and have a garden custom fitted to your taste or pleasure.

Eleven pipes- a-bursting – If you don't get your backflow preventers wrapped before the arctic blast in November, take time to do so now. Burst pipes are common in January freezes, so swaddle the backflow device wi...



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