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Onion harvest and storage without a tearful goodbye

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Onion harvest and storage without a tearful goodbye

Time moves on. Summer’s days are already noticeably shorter with later starts to the morning and earlier ends to the day. This subtle shift in length of day, and the angle of the sun in the sky,...

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Why not plant veggies for a tasty fall harvest treat?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Why not plant veggies for a tasty fall harvest treat?

It a common misperception that vegetable growing is only for early spring planting and harvest in the summer. The reality is that pretty much any veggie that can be planted in very early spring can also be...

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Earth, wind and fire — Come on, let’s get more rain

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Earth, wind and fire — Come on, let’s get more rain

Thanks, Tooele Valley, for supporting the Farmer’s Markets in the area. Your desire to obtain fresh produce and enjoy products made right here in our area is much appreciated. Walt Barlow of the Benson Grist Mill Farmer’s...

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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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