Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Ready, Dig, Plant!

Be sure to visit for great additional information. Monrovia plants are available at Linden Nursery, located at 535 North State Street in Lindon, Utah.  Please click on photo to enlarge!

Plant a Tree

Did you know planting a tree can save you money?   They conserve energy when properly planted. Trees can cut your air conditioning costs by 15-35%!!!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A Great Companion

Did you know Nasturtiums are a great companion plant? 

Their peppery leaves fend off insects from your garden. Nasturtiums deter cucumber beetles, bean beetles, wooly aphids, white flies, and squash vine borers.  Cabbage, cucumber, and tomatoes will benefit from planting Nasturtiums in a circle around each plant.

Nasturtiums are also edible.  The flowers can be used to add color to salads and leaves will add a nice peppery bite to salads. Seeds can be used like capers.

As an added bonus, Nasturtiums can grow in poor soil and only require sun and water.  

Friday, May 30, 2014

6 Great Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

1. Much longer growing season because of the warmer soil earlier in the season. 

2. Less weeds.  Weed barrier fabric can be installed under the garden box.  Use weed free soil in the box as well.

3. No soil compaction from foot traffic, resulting in better drainage.

4. Easier to reach the vegetables.  No more getting down on the ground!

5. More growing space.

6. They look great in the yard!