Bryonia, also known as bryony, is a weed that is part of the cucumber family. It looks very similar...
Michelle Lee

How to control the noxious bryonia weed

Do you have bryonia creeping up in your yard? If you do, be very careful because this white poisonous weed can be extremely noxious. Here are some tips on how to identify and control it.
4 days ago
When you’re thinking about what kind of mulch to use, Taun says you have to consider the slope of...
Michelle Lee

Things to consider before applying mulch

What are the different types of mulch products? How do you choose the right one? How much should you be applying? Here are some of the most common mulch-related questions answered by KSL Greenhouse Hosts Taun Beddes and Maria Shilaos.
10 days ago
The KSL Greenhouse show host Taun Beddes shares why lawns might turn brown and how to treat those l...
Taun Beddes, The KSL Greenhouse Show

Taun Beddes: Reasons why your lawn is suddenly turning brown

The KSL Greenhouse show host Taun Beddes shares why some lawns turn brown and how to treat the problem if that happens to you.
24 days ago
Multi-directional sprinkler system (canva)...
Mitchell von Puttkammer

Water conservation in your Utah garden

Water conservation in a Utah garden can include installing smart sprinkler systems. And the state can help defray the cost!
24 days ago
container garden shown...
Mitchell von Puttkammer

How to plant in a container garden

Maria, Taun, and their guest cover practical tips on how to successfully plant a vibrant container garden. Listen to the KSL Greenhouse show.
1 month ago
The first thing you should do before you start regularly watering your lawn around mid-May is test ...
Michelle Lee

Don’t start watering your lawn just yet!

Is it time to start watering your lawn? Not just yet. Although many Utahns are eager to turn on their sprinklers this time around, it might be more effective to wait until later in the spring.
1 month ago
Although the seed heads of bur buttercup look soft at first, they will stiffen up as they dry down,...
Michelle Lee

How to prevent bur buttercup from taking over your lawn

When you hear the phrase “bur buttercup,” you might think it sounds delightful and completely harmless. However, it can be one of the most rapidly-growing lawn weeds.
2 months ago
Planting tomatoes is like building a house, meaning you have to start with a good foundation. In th...
Michelle Lee

A beginner-friendly guide to planting tomatoes

There’s no doubt that tomatoes are extremely popular among gardeners in Utah. Read on to get some tips for planting tomatoes from our local tomato expert Andy Stevenson with J&J Nursery and Garden Center.
2 months ago
weed control with lawn pre-emergent...
Mitchell von Puttkammer

Controlling weeds using lawn pre-emergent

KSL Greenhouse Show Hosts Maria Shilaos and Taun Beddes dig in deep on weed control and where you should start.
2 months ago
planting trees in a container...
Mitchell von Puttkammer

Dig, clip, water: Planting trees in spring

It's a great time of year to plant trees, but where do you start? KSL Greenhouse Hosts Maria Shilaos and Taun Beddes dig up everything you need to know to get started.
3 months ago
maple syrup buckets on trees, local maple syrup in utah is difficult to get...
Mitchell von Puttkammer

Project aims to make local maple syrup more available

Can you buy local maple syrup? You can, but it's not easy. Utah State University is trying to change that with the Maple Tree Tapping Project.
3 months ago
Renewal pruning is the process of going inside the shrub and removing anywhere from 20% to 25% of t...
Michelle Lee

What is renewal pruning?

Many of KSL Greenhouse listeners have asked questions about pruning. To help answer some of them, KSL Greenhouse Hosts Taun and Maria introduced a process called renewal pruning.
3 months ago
Seed-starting kits are available. These can be convenient because they include the soil, the trays,...
Michelle Lee

Here’s how to start your seeds indoors

The time for spring seed starting is here. Here are some of the basics that you need to know before starting seeds indoors.
3 months ago
Tulips are bulbs that you plant in the fall so they can be ready in the spring. They typically come...
Michelle Lee

It’s time for tulips to bloom

Tulips are getting ready to bloom. If you planted these in the fall, your garden will soon be filled with bright and colorful bulbs.
4 months ago
There’s not a lot of options for dwarf fruit trees out there, but there’s enough in apples and ...
Michelle Lee

Growing dwarf fruit trees

One of the topics the KSL Greenhouse show has been covering a lot these past few weeks is gardening in small spaces. Last week, Hosts Taun and Maria decided to continue this discussion, with the focus on dwarf fruit trees.
4 months ago
The first thing Sheriden wants you to consider is to only plant what you know you will eat. (Canva)...
Michelle Lee

Tips for gardening efficiently in small spaces

If you live on a small property, it can be challenging to build a nice, substantial garden for yourself. Fortunately, Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen has some tips.
4 months ago
cold frames shown, they help to extend your growing season...
Michelle Lee

Extend your growing season with cold frames

The changing seasons may make it difficult to grow vegetables year-round, but there are ways you can extend your growing season. JayDee Gunnell joined the KSL Greenhouse show to discuss how cold frames can help you garden for just a bit longer.
4 months ago
When you’re making your selections, you will want to avoid the trailing blackberries because they...
Michelle Lee

Selecting the best blackberry varieties to grow in northern Utah

Berries are one the most popular types of fruits that people like to grow in Utah. Last week on the KSL Greenhouse show, Taun and Maria gave some suggestions for the best blackberry varieties to grow in the northern Utah area.
5 months ago
Got a small yard? Don’t let that discourage you from planting! There are plenty of smaller fruits...
Michelle Lee

Fruits and vegetables you can grow in a small yard

Got a small yard? Don’t let that discourage you from planting! Horticulturist Liz Hamilton says there are plenty of smaller fruits and vegetables you can grow in a limited space.
5 months ago
Tilling can break up the soil structure. The no-till method can provide your plants with necessary ...
Michelle Lee

To till or not to till?

To till or not to till… It’s a common question gardeners ask around this time of year as they are starting to plan their gardens.
5 months ago
When asked if he has a compost bin himself, Taun said he instead uses a technique called slow compo...
Michelle Lee

What is slow composting?

When asked if he has a compost bin himself, Taun said he instead uses a technique called slow composting.
5 months ago
With cooler homes and lower light levels coming through the windows, plants don’t photosynthesize...
Michelle Lee

Caring for houseplants in the winter

Do you own any houseplants? There are different ways to take care of them depending on the season.
5 months ago
There are many kinds of ice melts available, but they generally come in salt form, with rock salt b...
Michelle Lee

Best practices for using ice melt without ruining your yard

Now that it’s officially winter, it’s time to start preparing for the snow. One thing that a lot of people use during snowy winters is ice melt, which can impact your yard.
6 months ago
a woman holds a basket of vegetables...
Michelle Lee

Master gardener program in Utah

USU Extension Associate Professor Michael Caron joined the KSL Greenhouse show to talk about the Master Gardener program in Utah.
6 months ago