Gardens

In an Orem landscape remodel, pros from Northland Design group convert a steeply sloped site into a series of terraced gardens and outdoor living areas that are as remarkable as the property’s freshly remodeled house.  A hilltop site may seem like the perfect spot...
People from around the country travel far and wide to catch a glimpse of Utah’s natural wonders, red rock laden landscapes and wide desert views. Yet, one trip to the city and suddenly the native flora adapted to our arid climate is replaced with vast lush lawns...
If, as Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The earth laughs in flowers,” then spring currently has the grounds at Red Butte Garden in stitches. Every year from mid-March through early May, the Garden presents a riotous display of over 500,000 springtime blooming bulbs, more than half of which...
Amaryllis, Cactus & Tropicals
Amaryllis is the holidays' most photo-worthy flower, and it's easy to grow, bulb to bloom. Photo by Brad Mee 1) Choose a large, firm bulb with roots. Soak the bulb base and roots in warm water a few hours...
Winter is right around the corner—many parts of the state have already seen their first snowfall. As the weather gets colder, many home gardeners are ready to wrap up the season, but there are still some final steps you can take to ensure a successful spring. Gardening...
Amanda Pratt, A Lavender Garden
Combining her love for design and plants into her business A Lavender Garden, Master Gardener Amanda Pratt offers home horticulture consults, landscape design, and one-on-one Utah-based gardening education—with a focus on sustainable practices, water-wise plants and soil science. At her charming Millcreek home, she keeps chickens and...
Jayson King, Outdoor living, Patio
Jayson King, principal at Landform Design Group, brought outdoor living to a new level with this Park City lake house featured in our summer issue. Here, King offers advice on making the most of outdoor spaces. Jayson King 1) Think...
Holladay landscape, Garden gate,
Admittedly, we can't get enough of this Holladay landscape and its storybook beginning, nor can we get our fill of the must-see design elements that make it so enthralling. Fortunately, we have plenty of photos to share beyond those we squeezed into the original story featured in...
Annuals, Zinnias
Local grower Heather Griffiths is passionate about sharing beautiful flowers and herbs with the Utah community. As the creator of the Utah Cut Flower Farm Association, she promotes local, sustainable growers as part of the slow flower movement. Here, Griffiths shares tips for picking some of her...
Stone wall, Boxwood trees, Landscape design, Rose garden, Cottage, Thunder shack
Jeremy Fillmore and Ryan Talbot, of Northland Design Group, created this storybook retreat with a team of talented pros, including Clayton Vance, Jackson & Leroy and Artistic Stone. The Northland team designed and located garden structures as part of the conceptualized landscape design and called upon Vance, who...