Gardens

best fall trees for utah planting gardens
It’s fall and Utah’s tree foliage is on the turn. Select from this list of USU Extension's best fall trees for Utah gardens to capture a crescendo of colors that showcases the season’s palette brilliantly. Nothing evokes the cozy feelings of fall like the brilliant blaze of colors that...
Prepping your landscape for winter can lighten your spring cleanup load, reduce disease and give your spring garden a jump-start. Here are a few tasks to add to your autumn garden to-do list, straight from the pros at USU Extension. Prep Your Lawn for Winter In early fall when...
Daryl Lindsey, who formally launched her Yardfarmer.co sustainable landscape design venture in the fall of 2022, offers her top starting points for creating a productive, manageable and beautiful landscape design.   Tip #1: Look at your yard from the top down. Think about the ways you want to spend...
In Murray, a summer fête captures the splendor of a reimagined and sustainable yard. Landscape designer Daryl Lindsey dives into planning a garden party like the pros. Daryl Lindsey wants you to think about your yard differently. Totally differently. That fence-to-fence lawn in need of weekly mowing and thirsty for...
Want a beautiful garden that does wonderful things? Planting pollinator-friendly gardens will make your yard the buzz of the neighborhood. What if our landscapes could be both eye-catching and support a biodiversity of local pollinators such as bees, butterflies, beetles and more? We don’t often think about pollinators as...
A tired Holladay property gets a spectacular awakening by Northland Design, complete with lushly layered gardens, sun-dappled lawns and an oasis of outdoor living spaces. Cue the pool party. There are those whose idea of a dream home starts and stops with the building. Kim and Jay Heglar are not...

Cool As A Cucumber

Plant them now and enjoy them throughout summer. Cucumbers are a staple for warm-weather party trays, easy-to-make appetizers and simple snacks. With this in mind, Burpee’s crop of new introductions includes a 4-inch, thin-skinned “Party Time” cucumber, perfect for small gardens and mini-cuke dipping. Cucumbers 101 Select cucumbers with uniformly deep green...
Brittan Browning, owner and lead gardener at Gilmer Farms, shares a list of her favorite multi-purpose foliage to fill out your garden beds and spring bouquets. Blooms are the key ingredient for a cutting garden, but growing pros know to never neglect the foliage that make up the foundation...
Three fall hikes in Utah perfect for getting up into the mountains and soaking in the vibrant hues of the autumn season.
Replant summer containers with the rich colors of fall and extend their beauty into the season.