Growing Broccoli in Utah

Broccoli is a cool season vegetable Growing broccoli in Utah.  Broccoli is a cool season vegetable that prefers sunny locations and fertile, well-drained soil.  Incorporate plenty of organic matter and a complete fertilizer into the area before planting.  Plant seeds 1/4-3/4 inch deep, 2-3 weeks before the last frost in the spring.  Thin seedlings or…

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Growing beets in garden

Growing Beets In Garden Growing beets in garden can be successful in cool climates like here in Park City, Utah.  Beets are a cool season vegetable that prefer sunny locations and fertile, deep, well-drained soils.  Incorporate plenty of organic compost and a complete fertilizer into the area before planting.  Plant seeds 1/4 – 1/2 inch…

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How do beans grow?

How do Beans grow? How do Beans grow? This guide on growing beans is primarily focused on the Utah area.  All bean require full sun.  It’s recommended to incorporate plenty of organic matter and a complete fertilizer into the soil before planting.  Plant beans when soils are above 60 degrees F.   The seeds should be one…

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How does Asparagus grow?

How Does Asparagus Grow? How Does Asparagus Grow / how to guide is primarily focused on high altitude gardening in the Park City Utah area.  The all male varieties like Jersey Giant and Jersey Knight perform well in Utah. Asparagus is a long term relationship.  Just like a pet in the 1st two years this…

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Growing Blueberries in Utah

Not Native to Utah Growing Blueberries In Utah can be difficult and I probably don’t recommend it.  U.S. consumers have become increasingly interested in blueberries.  Part of this is due to the exceptional flavor and versatility of the berries, while some of the interest can be attributed to recent discoveries regarding the health benefits of…

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Growing Artichokes / How To

How To Grow Artichokes Artichoke are Frost and Freeze Sensitive Growing Artichokes / how to guide is primarily focused on high altitude gardening in the Park City Utah area.  Artichoke pefers a sunny location and fertile, well drained soils.  Incorporate plenty of organic matter into the area before planting.  Start plants in late winter for…

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Growing Basil

Basil Loves Warm Weather Growing basil / how to guide is primarily focused on high altitude gardening in the Park City Utah area.  Basil loves warm weather, lots of sun and plenty of moisture.  High summer temperature are responsible for basil going to seed.  You will have to wait to plant basil until mid June…

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Cold frame winter gardening

Coldframe winter gardening can be done in fairly extreme climates.  It’s February which ends the Persephone garden hibernation cycle. The sun is now strong enough that the spinach I planted in late September, will begin to grow again. I just need to turn on the lights. The windows that sit on top of the cold…

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