gardening

Finishing off the 2021 gardening season

Nov 11, 2021
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   This program ran back in September 2021.

Looks like we made it through the 2021 gardening season with only limited issues. I've pretty much picked all my tomatoes and the squash is also winding down.

Ask An Expert: June Gardening Checklist

Jun 19, 2021

June is here, the sun is shining, and gardening is in full swing! Consider these tips from the Utah State University Extension Gardener’s Almanac to help make your yard and garden the best they can be. Also included are links for tips and additional information.

What Does Your Soil Need?

Apr 29, 2021
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Kailey Foster: When you're new to gardening, it's easy to just hop right in and start planning, but there is a step you may need to consider before you jump right in. Joining me today is Sheriden Hansen, USU Extension Horticulturist in Davis County to talk about soil testing.

February Planting Tips For Southern Utah

Feb 28, 2021
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Kailey Foster: Joining me today to discuss gardening in southern Utah is Rick Heflebower, USU Extension Horticulturist in Washington County. 

Preparing For Your 2021 Garden

Jan 1, 2021
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I kind of like January; you can see the sun rising on the horizon and begin to imagine the days getting longer. Here in northern Utah, there are a couple of things you need to do to get ready for the 2021 gardening season. 

Knowing When Your Melons Are Ripe

Aug 17, 2020
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August is starting as hot and dry as July. That means keeping up with your garden irrigation. As more crops mature and the fruit ripens, keep those plants healthy and productive by making sure that you continue to apply about one and a half inches of water per week.

USU Extension Online Gardening Tips

May 15, 2020
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May brings many things to do in the garden. And if you've been to one of our garden centers here in Utah lately, you'll notice that there's a lot of people there buying plants-- lots of garden plants in particular.

USU Extension Offers Pest Advisories

May 5, 2020
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Today's topic is on the USU Extension pest advisories. USU Extension experts produce four pest advisories to serve the needs of Utah citizens. Which pests are included in these advisories? Insects, mites, plant pathogens, and bird pests such as voles.

April Showers Bring Garden Goodness

Apr 13, 2020
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Hi, this is Dan Drost, Extension Vegetable Specialist at Utah State University. Even though the spring has been wet, my leafy vegetable garden is up and growing nicely. I got it planted about the middle of March and the radishes and lettuce and spinach are all coming up quite nicely. I made sure that I covered it with a row cover to keep it warm during the night and increase those day temperatures and that's helped a lot.

'Journey North' on Wild About Utah

Mar 2, 2018
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To those who take personal pride in their yard, park, field, or community you could become part of an amazing network called Journey North.  This is a free, extremely easy Citizen-Science online activity that people can simply enjoy, or enter data about their own backyard and join over 80,000 other people and schools that participate regularly.

The storm that swept through Northern Utah Tuesday night had residents across the Wasatch Front scraping snow off their cars by the next morning -- and some of Northern Utah’s gardeners scraping snow and frost off their plants.