Outside-Inside Style: Succulent Container Trough

Outside-Inside Style: Succulent Container Trough

Suc­cu­lents are a great way to add color and tex­ture indoors– espe­cially for the ‘house­plant impaired’! How­ever, best results are achieved when you fol­low some basic cul­ti­va­tion requirements!

Meeting Landscape Architect/ Artist, Topher Delaney!

Meeting Landscape Architect/ Artist, Topher Delaney!

The 2012 Utah Nurs­ery and Land­scape Asso­ci­a­tion Green Con­fer­ence was held this past week and what a week it was! I’ll write more about the event and pro­vide some great pho­tos but, for today, I want to talk about the most sig­nif­i­cant moment for me at the con­fer­ence– meet­ing land­scape leg­end, Topher Delaney. Topher Delaney’s   Continue…

FREE Landscape & Design Classes

FREE Landscape & Design Classes

If you are look­ing to up your game in the gar­den, there are a num­ber of free com­mu­nity classes being offered around the Wasatch Front as well as down South over the com­ing months.  Here’s a look at the most recent offer­ings and I will SHAMELESSLY pimp out my own classes too! Con­ser­va­tion Gar­den Park   Continue…

Sharing Backyards: the gardening solution for urban dwellers!

Sharing Backyards: the gardening solution for urban dwellers!

My sis­ter in law Rachel had an oppo­site prob­lem; she has a large yard but didn’t have time to main­tain a gar­den alone. We decided to gar­den together, split­ting the cost for seeds, tak­ing turns work­ing in the gar­den and shar­ing the produce.

Going Native

Going Native

Did you know that Utah is the sec­ond dri­est state in the nation with an aver­age annual rain­fall of just over 15 inches? Wow! So you can under­stand the impor­tance of plant­ing more drought-tolerant, water-wise plants

Botanical Names– Say What?

Obvi­ously deter­min­ing and assign­ing botan­i­cal names is a com­plex oper­a­tion beyond the needed knowl­edge of non-botanists. How­ever, under­stand­ing the basic names will help you gar­den with more con­fi­dence and give you some­thing to lord over oth­ers at cock­tail parties! ”

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