Drought Tolerant Plants
A list of drought tolerant plants.
Xeriscape is a systematic concept for saving water in landscaped areas. The word Xeriscape is often misspelled or mispronounced. Because the word is unusual, misconceptions may be attached to the concept.
Gardening With Children
Gardening with children is not only fun, it gives them a skill they can use for a lifetime. Children are more apt to develop a fondness for plants if they associate gardening with fun rather than work.
There are two different types of strawberries, June bearing and Everbearing (day-neutral). June bearers will produce one large crop lasting about 2 to 4 weeks in the spring.
Growing Blueberries in Utah
Blueberries are a very popular fruit in the United States because of their unique flavor, small edible seeds, and ease of preparation. Blueberries can be eaten fresh or used for jelly, jam, pies, pastries, or juice.
What can we do to help conserve water without letting everything in our yards die from thirst? You’d be surprised by how much water we can save without sacrificing our yards and gardens to the heat.
Tomatoes are the most popular home garden vegetable. They are high in vitamins, especially C and contain about 100 calories per pound. Tomatoes originated in the Andes mountains in South America and are a warm season crop.
There are many excellent tomato varieties available to home gardeners, both new and old. Selection should considerproductivity, freedom from fruit splitting and disease resistance.
How to Grow Giant Pumpkins
If you asked 10 different pumpkin growers, you would likely receive 10 different an-swers on how to grow “the big one.” Most of those answers would contain many of the same concepts (fertilizer, soil preparation, protection from the elements, etc.
Compost is one of nature's best mulches and soil amendments, and you can use it instead of commercial fertilizers. Best ofall, compost is cheap. You can make it without spending a cent.
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