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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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Soon, we’ll be wishing for this cool weather

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Soon, we’ll be wishing for this cool weather

  Sucker weather has certainly lived up to its reputation this year — and it’s not done yet. I don’t know what it is, but I can hunker down for the cold, dark days of winter, bundle...

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Spring has arrived — in Arizona!

In the week leading up to the pruning demonstration, we received word that my bride Maggie’s brother passed away. As you know, both Maggie and I are native Arizonans, with family roots throughout the southern portions of...

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

You’ll see right through this article!

Let me tell you right off that it was great to have such a strong turnout for the pruning demonstration last Saturday. We covered a lot in two hours, and it was fun to see so many...

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Why you need to prune

Before we get “down to business” this week, I want to mention how enjoyable the Spring Expo was last week and how great it was to meet many of you in person. I enjoyed hearing from you...

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Let the gardening games begin!

As I write this, snow is once again on the ground. We woke to a blanket of white on our driveway, paths and lawns. Maggie got a new puppy a couple of weeks ago, and it’s another...

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

This land is your land, this land is my land

Editor’s note: This week’s Garden Spot column was written by Maggie Cooper, wife of regular columnist Jay Cooper. Land ownership is, and has been, the dream for generations of Americans, and in reality, the dream of people...

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017

How canning came to be

Editor’s note: This week’s article is written by Maggie Cooper, wife and thinking partner of regular columnist Jay Cooper. Like many of you, Jay and I grow quite a bit of the food we eat during the...

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