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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Respect Your Elders…

Editor’s Note: Jay Cooper’s wife, Maggie, is this week’s Garden Spot contributor. It’s always so much fun to discover what other people are creating with their landscape. From spring to fall Jay and I are sometimes viewed...

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Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Join the Garden Tour with kickoff Friday, tours Saturday

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since the last Garden Tour, but this great annual event is here, once again, this coming weekend. One would think that as time went on, that the tour...

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Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Dymystifying pH for yearly garden success isn’t rocket science

If you are like me, this time of year, you can become impatient getting the gardening season going. Every year, the only constant in the spring weather is that it’s different from season to season. This year...

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Making homemade bread is easier than you have imagined

Editor’s note: This week’s Garden Spot is written by Jay Cooper’s wife, Maggie Cooper. When our kids were little and I was a stay-at-home mom, I used to try to make homemade bread from time to time....

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Explore the Fawson Preserve on Wednesday’s garden tour

Editor’s note: This week’s Garden Spot is written by Jay Cooper’s wife, Maggie Cooper. The year we moved from Arizona to Utah, it snowed on June 2. That was particularly memorable for me for two reasons. First,...

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

RIP tube TV; May waste disposal a success

It’s one of my faults. I tend to collect things that are leftovers from various inside and outside projects. I convince myself that I could use them someday. Sometimes that works out; many times it doesn’t. OK,...

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Erda group earns Cooper’s pruning praise

Life can be quite an adventure when you are in a community where there are a lot of people that are interested in gardening, having an orchard or vineyard, raising livestock and doing a lot of things...

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

You grow, Grantsville!

It’s great to see the greening of the valley once again as the weather warms. Sure, we have more than our fair share of false starts when it comes to warmth, but we know it’s on the...

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Gardening soothes the weary soul

This week’s article is written by Maggie Cooper, wife and best friend of regular columnist Jay Cooper. As reported on Health.com, “Gillian Aldrich started growing vegetables in her backyard three years ago, and she’s now working on...

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Forsythia — herald of spring

The last few days have been a jump-start into the gardening season. I’ve been able to plant onions, almost as fast as my friend Walt Barlow did. Walt and a few of us fellow gardeners batch-order onion...

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