Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Garden Spot

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

How’d that plant get there?

Editor’s note: This week’s Garden Spot column was written by Maggie Cooper, wife of regular columnist, Jay. I was driving down Bates Canyon Road recently and happened to glance to the right as I passed a lone corn...

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These gardens should be on your bucket list

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

These gardens should be on your bucket list

If you’ve been a reader of this column for the past year, you’ve seen my affection for great gardening spaces. Whether it’s a host location on the annual Garden Tour, one of the botanical gardens and experimental...

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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Planting daylilies will add wow factor to your yard

When you can add a plant to your yardscape that grows really well, comes back year after year, readily naturalizes, does well in the sun, doesn’t need a lot of care, comes in a variety of colors,...

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What’s wrong with my lawn?!

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

What’s wrong with my lawn?!

Several years ago, during my past corporate life, one of my roles was to visit our new franchise locations around the U.S. At the time, we lived southeast of Tucson and my flights originated there. One can...

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Snapdragons both beautiful and dependable

The Master Gardener-hosted tour to the Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan last week did not disappoint! If you’ve never been to this garden in the vicinity of Gardner Village (the gardens are about three minutes southwest...

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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

It’s cherry pie time!

There are few of life’s simple pleasures that will measure up to enjoying a piece of fresh cherry pie! I’m one fortunate man, being married to a woman that is an accomplished pie maker. Our kids gave...

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Planet Earth — the original timekeeper

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Planet Earth — the original timekeeper

It’s hard to believe that yet another annual Garden Tour has come and gone. Last week’s tour was the best attended ever, as it continues to grow year after year. There were 10 delightful tour stops, and...

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Happy 17th birthday, Garden Tour!

It’s that time of year again! A drive along SR-36 will be encountered with many signs telling you that Saturday, June 13, is the Annual Garden Tour. You’ll also get the same message when you visit local...

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What my chickens told me

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

What my chickens told me

Not too long ago, there was a song that had gone viral on YouTube. It was called, “What Does the Fox Say?” As you can imagine, it was nonsensical, even more so because what the fox said...

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Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Incredible earthworm often taken for granted

Vermiculture. That’s what it’s called. If you lay claim to raising worms, having worm boxes, or create environments to actively compost organic material using “night crawlers”, then you can be called a vermiculturist. “Vermis” is the Latin...

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