Darrin Parmenter

Position: Director and horticulture agent

Email: [email protected]

About: Darrin Parmenter is director and horticulture agent of the La Plata County Extension Office.

Aspen a target of many insects and diseases

Editor's note: Get Growing, written by the La Plata County Extension Office's Master Gardener Program, appears every other week during the growing season. It features timely tips and suggestions...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | COLUMN: Get Growing

Durango Farmers Market adds Wednesday evening

I can honestly admit that I love the social aspect of the Durango Farmers Market. And I am not alone.I am confident that there are those who get to the First National Bank parking lot at 9 a.m. and...

DATE: June 25, 2009 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Spring's coming: Chores to do and not to do

So we thought that summer was just around the corner.Weeks of balmy temperatures led to a plethora of white legs sticking out of shorts, flies being cast on the Animas, and open windows and doors,...

DATE: April 9, 2009 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Summer is a seed catalog away

Ah yes, the middle of winter - the time at which writing an article about horticulture is always a challenge. Nurseries are all but closed, the ground is frozen, and even those wonderful Christmas...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

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