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.
6 days 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.
13 days 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.
20 days 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.
27 days 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.
1 month 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.
1 month 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
3 months ago
Are you looking for some delicious apple varieties in Utah? (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)...
Michelle Lee

Apple varieties you can find in Utah

Are you looking for some delicious apples? Pyne Farms Owner Kent Pyne joined Taun and guest co-host Dave on the KSL Greenhouse show last week, and he brought in some unique and popular apple varieties you can find here in Utah.
3 months ago
Because a lot of stone fruits don't completely adapt to Utah’s climate, you’ll often see Cytosp...
Michelle Lee

How to treat Cytospora canker on fruit trees

Need help treating Cytospora canker on your fruit trees? Read on to learn what the disease is, how to tell if your tree has it, and how you can help treat or prevent it.
3 months ago
One particular type of vole that tends to cause more damage in the fall and winter is the meadow vo...
Michelle Lee

Beware of voles in your lawn this time of year

Have you spotted any voles in your lawn lately? One particular type of vole that tends to cause more damage in the fall and winter is the meadow vole.
4 months ago
The very first step to prolonging your jack-o’-lanterns is to not carve them too soon. In this ca...
Michelle Lee

How to preserve your jack-o’-lanterns

Halloween is just days away, and what better way to decorate for the occasion than by carving jack-o’-lanterns?
4 months ago
Green patch of comfrey in a medicinal herb garden....
Michelle Lee

WATCH: Medicinal herb garden with the KSL Greenhouse

Sheriden Hansen from Utah State University Extension decided to grow a medicinal garden after learning about how herbs were used as medicine throughout history.
4 months ago
A light green zucchini rampicante hanging down from trellises, surrounded by green leaves...
Michelle Lee

WATCH: Beautiful trellises and vines with the KSL Greenhouse

Looking for things to grow on your trellises and vines? You will get to see Asian cucumbers, pumpkins, purple beans, and more!
5 months ago
Two red-orange, pear-shaped Goldman's Italian American tomatoes...
Michelle Lee

WATCH: Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes with the KSL Greenhouse

From dwarf tomatoes to Amish Paste, there's so much to see and to plant! And these are just a few of the thousands of tomato varieties.
5 months ago
To store potatoes, you have to take them out of the ground. You can remove the tops and let them si...
Michelle Lee

Harvesting and storing your fruits and vegetables

It is time to harvest your fruits and vegetables. Don’t know how to properly store them? Taun and Maria gave some tips on the KSL Greenhouse show.
5 months ago
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Video: Garden escapes: Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes with the KSL Greenhouse

Calling all tomato lovers: Watch this video from KSL Greenhouse if you need some inspiration for your own tomato garden!
5 months ago
If you notice bindweed invading your new flower bed, Taun suggests hand-pulling them once every thr...
Michelle Lee

Tips for bindweed control

One of the most-asked questions on the KSL Greenhouse show is, “How do I get rid of bindweed?” Here are some tips for bindweed control.
5 months ago
In terms of the materials for building them, JayDee recommends redwood and cedar. (Canva)...
Michelle Lee

What to know about building raised garden beds

Are you a gardener who has limited space in your backyard? Then building raised garden beds is the way to go. JayDee Gunnell from USU Extension joined the KSL Greenhouse show with some tips.
6 months ago
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Video: Garden escapes: Explore these beautiful trellises with the KSL Greenhouse

Join Maria Shilaos from the KSL Greenhouse show and Sheriden Hansen from Utah State University Extension as they explore her beautiful trellises and vines! You’ll see everything she’s been growing on there, from Asian cucumbers to pumpkins to purple beans and more! Listen to the KSL Greenhouse show live every Saturday from 8-11am MST on […]
6 months ago
Image of wasps on a leaf stem. Here are ways to avoid being stung by a wasp....
Michelle Lee

How to prevent being stung by a wasp

Outdoor gardening can present a few obstacles for humans, including sunburn, muscle fatigue, and being stung by a wasp. What’s happening? Is this the attack of the wasps?
6 months ago
David Rice, Conservation Coordinator at Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, joined Taun and Tim...
Michelle Lee

Landscape irrigation and turf management guide

Back in June, the KSL Greenhouse show was at Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, where Taun and Tim discussed landscape irrigation and turf management.
6 months ago