gardening

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.