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Pie plant should be a part of every garden

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Pie plant should be a part of every garden

Many people know what pie plant is but you may or may not. If not, you might be interested to know that “pie plant” is the historical common name for rhubarb. You’ve either had rhubarb in a...

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Farmers markets are a great summer tradition

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Farmers markets are a great summer tradition

I enjoy summer for a lot of reasons. The long days are hard to beat with the coolness that comes in the hours just before and during dusk. I find it very energizing and it’s the part of...

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Hollyhocks should be a part of your Tooele County yardscape

We enjoy having guests over and when visiting our gardens, fewer plants elicit as many questions and positive comments as the variety of hollyhocks we have scattered around our landscape. The show gets better year after year...

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Summer has its own reward for hard work all season: watermelon

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Summer has its own reward for hard work all season: watermelon

Last Saturday was the first day of summer — the day we get to enjoy the most daylight of the year. What a great day it was: wonderful weather, breezy and a great prolonged sunset to wrap...

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Best practices from yardscapes featured in the Garden Tour

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Best practices from yardscapes featured in the Garden Tour

The Garden Tour was a rousing success last weekend. We enjoyed the strongest attendance ever, and robust support not only from all of us here in the Tooele Valley, but also along the Wasatch Front. We even...

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Tooele Valley Garden Tour will showcase 11 unique homes

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Tooele Valley Garden Tour will showcase 11 unique homes

The Tooele Valley Garden Tour is finally here! Here’s your invitation to join me this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the 16th annual Tooele Valley Garden Tour. It is organized by the Tooele County...

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Wasps: Best friend or worst enemy?

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Wasps: Best friend or worst enemy?

If you’re a regular reader of this column, chances are you have a strong appreciation for horticulture, landscaping and creation of great outdoor spaces and gardens. If that describes you, make sure not to miss the upcoming...

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It’s time to plant summer squash

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

It’s time to plant summer squash

One of the great delights of summer for the vegetable gardener is summer squash. Squash is fast growing, sizable and highly productive. Kids love to find the squash growing under the large roundish leaves, and the dark...

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Not utilizing he magic of mulch is gardening the hard way

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Not utilizing he magic of mulch is gardening the hard way

We had a great time at the Gardener’s Get Together at Stockton Miners Café this last Saturday. This time around, we talked about onion and carrot cultivation. We got a real treat when Chef Clay Campbell conducted...

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Beautiful, fragrant and tasty basil

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Beautiful, fragrant and tasty basil

The first annual “Walk and Talk” at the Fawson homestead in Grantsville was a strong success! Last Saturday’s tour of the grounds was extremely enjoyable, even with the cool weather.  Gary Fawson was the consummate host and...

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