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How does your garden grow? Utah experts join host Maria Shilaos to help you keep your yard, plants and flowers in bloom. From farm and field to lawn and garden, if it grows, we are talking about it.
May 21, 2022

Repairing The Lawn

Barbara has had a problem with bind weed for the last few years. It’s gotten so bad that it’s taken over her lawn. She is reaching out to Taun for help. Ann thinks she has crab grass and is thinking about putting down red thyme grass.   Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse Show! H...   (14:10)
May 21, 2022

Keeping Moisture In Your Lawn

This Week’s Water Wise segment features some products you can use to keep the moisture in your grass. Mark with the Utah Iris Society calls in. Dave and Taun go into types of iris’. Dave has three maple trees. One of them hasn't had the leaves bloom. He thinks it’s dead. Is...   (20:32)
May 21, 2022

Squash Bugs

Scott wants to know how to get rid of and prevent squash bugs. Taun takes a break while Dave shares his expertise with these pesky critters. Suzanne has a flower bed that has weeds that look like onions she wants to get rid of. Taun goes through some types of weeds she could be d...   (16:56)
May 21, 2022

What Are My Options?

Taun starts off the hour talking about a myth of a certain soil amendment. He goes into the best ways to compost your soil and get the most out of it. Jamie has taken out plants that were taking up too much space. She’s looking for other planting options. DJ has an apple tree t...   (18:45)
May 21, 2022

My Tomatoes Are Cracking

A texter has a large “trash tree” that they need to get rid of and they are looking for the best way to do so. Bruce has tomatoes that are splitting. Taun goes into detail on why this happens and how to care for cracked tomatoes. Jack has box shrubs that have been struggling ...   (15:54)
May 21, 2022

Celebrity Tomatoes

Dave Mecham sits in for Maria this week with Taun. In honor of Dave filling in this week the Plant of the Week is Celebrity Tomato. This type of tomato is the jack of all trades when it comes to tomatoes. From salads to sandwiches and everything else in between Celebrity Tomatoes...   (19:20)
May 7, 2022

Weed Seeds

Maria chats with Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse about the beautiful selection of flowers and perennials you can find at Home Depot today. Cindy wants Taun to discuss weed seeds. A listener has Day Lilies that are dying they want to know what could be causing it.    Wel...   (17:40)
May 7, 2022

Watering Your Lawn Wisely

Maria and Taun talk about watering park strips and lawns wisely for today’s Water Wise segment. Bryan offers tips on how to water your perennials and annuals. Carol has spider webs blanketing her garden and she’s wondering what to do about it. Claire has a Japanese maple tree...   (13:44)
May 7, 2022

Bubble Gum Petunias

Maria and Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse discuss the beautiful plants and flowers to get your mother for Mother’s Day. Pat wants to know about a petunia called bubble gum. Peggy has three trees with one taller than the others with orange leaves instead of red. She wants ...   (16:13)
May 7, 2022

Mulch vs. Chemicals

Maria and Taun talk about what to do when you have weeds in your flower beds. Taun and Bryan Llyod go into controlling weeds without the use of chemicals. Barbara wants to plant some azaleas that don’t do very well in Utah but she’s determined to make the thrive. Dig Around T...   (18:20)
May 7, 2022

Telling The Difference between Grass

Maria and Bryan talk about Mother’s Day flowers that will last longer. Listeners want to know if glass canning jars are good for transplanting. Maria wants to know if the unbalanced weather has caused damage to perennials and what to do if they have been damaged. A guest wants ...   (17:24)
May 7, 2022

Iris

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Home Depot and are joined by Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse The Plant of the Week is the Iris. Maria is joined by Mark from the Utah Iris Society to talk about Iris. Paul thinks his lawn has grubs.     Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse ...   (18:56)
April 30, 2022

Is It Still Alive?

Lois has a six foot burning bush that has died. She wants to know if it can be saved or get rid of it. Maria and Taun go into what to look for if a tree that looks dead can be saved. Listeners want to know if it’s too late to transplant roses. Taun comments on the right time to...   (21:00)
April 30, 2022

Drought Tolerant Grass

Maria, Taun and Hayden from BioGrass talk about drought tolerant grasses on today’s Water Wise segment. Taun and Hayden go over the types of drought tolerate grasses you can find at BioGrass. Texters are asking about overseeding with tall fescue.     Welcome to The KSL Gree...   (18:57)
April 30, 2022

Hanging Strawberries

Mark wants to know more about safely composting bind weeds. Texters have tree leaves curling with aphids and they are looking for solutions. Taun talks about the difference between choke cherry and bird cherry. Tom is wondering if hanging strawberries can be found in Utah. Maria ...   (18:30)
April 30, 2022

Gardening Comfortably

Taun kicks off the hour with some interesting facts about Basket of Gold. After being inside all Winter you may be eager to get out into the garden. If you have trouble with your back or knees in the garden we have some solutions for you. Maria talks with Gabi Murza to talk abou...   (17:51)
April 30, 2022

Cherry Talk

Maria and Taun are at BioGrass this morning taking your questions via call or text. Maria is joined by Hayden from BioGrass to discuss some of the products that are available for your lawn. Maria has some questions for Taun on cherry trees. Texters want to know why do choke cherr...   (18:08)
April 30, 2022

Basket of Gold

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Bio Grass today. The Plant of the Week is the Basket of Gold perennial. This is early Spring flower that will bloom for 4 – 6 weeks depending on weather. Cindy wants to know when she can start spraying her apple tree.   Welcome to The KSL ...   (20:14)
April 23, 2022

Pitch Growth

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Container Fest in Riverton with Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse. Mark has an Austrian Pine tree that has some pitch growth at the top of the tree. Sherri is looking for a replacement for her Oregon grape.   Welcome to The KSL Greenhous...   (17:16)
April 23, 2022

They Don’t Need Much Water

This week’s Water Wise segments features plants that don’t need a lot of water. Bryan Lloyd from Olson’s Greenhouse shares some of his favorite plants that don’t need that much watering. Trisha wants to know if it’s too late to spray her apple tree. Daniel wants to cros...   (15:34)
April 23, 2022

Thriller, Filler, Spiller

Maria and Taun are joined by Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse at Container Fest in Riverton. Bryan explains the Thriller, Filler, Spiller technique for container gardening. Kim has dandy lions and weeds growing and wants to know if she can put down pre-emergent now.   Welc...   (17:09)
April 23, 2022

Starting A Container Garden

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Container Fest in Riverton. They are joined by Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse to talk about starting container gardening, what you need for the best results and the best spot for it. Mark has a tree that has roots growing in his lawn th...   (17:52)
April 23, 2022

I think It’s Root Eating Grub

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Container Fest in Riverton with Bryan Lloyd from Olsen’s Greenhouse. Bryan talks about the variety of plants and flowers you can find at Olsen’s Greenhouse this Spring. Mac’s lawn is dying and he thinks it’s because of a root eating gr...   (16:45)
April 23, 2022

Service Berry

Maria and Taun are broadcasting from Container Fest in Riverton this morning. The Plant of the Week is the Service Berry. This plant is versatile and can go well with any landscaping design. Taun goes into detail on what makes this plant unique.  Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse S...   (18:53)
April 16, 2022

Spring Planting

Taun and Maria are presenting this week's show from J&J Garden Center, During their Tomato Frenzy sale. As the weather continues to warm up we are in full sprint to prepare our gardens for the seeds, vegetables, and other plants we are getting ready to grow.     Welcome to Th...   (10:11)
April 16, 2022

Water Wise Tips This Week

Taun and Maria have introduced a new segment- Water Wise Tips at ten. We are going to bring you some new tips on how to keep your lawn and garden healthy while also saving water during this Utah drought. We hear an interview Taun conducted. We hear about how to fix your sprinkler...   (19:44)
April 16, 2022

Tomato Frenzy

Taun and Maria are at J&J Garden Center this week celebrating the Tomato Frenzy as we all prepare our gardens for our spring planting. We also hear several calls in from listeners. Rose from Salt lake has been having issues with her Irises. Listen as Taun investigates what may be...   (16:48)
April 16, 2022

Spring Tomatoes

The Greenhouse Show comes to you from J&J Garden Center. We are celebrating Tomato Frenzy this week as they start to mature. Taun and Maria talk about how to prepare your plants to be planted for a good season ahead.     Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse Show! Hosts Maria Shilaos...   (18:20)
April 16, 2022

Lawn Tips for Spring

Our first call this segment asked about how she should take care of her lawn. Listen to Tauns tips about when you should aerate and water your lawn this season. We also are celebrating Tomato Frenzy with J&J Garden Center. Taun and Maria talk to them about how to prepare your tom...   (16:07)
April 16, 2022

Kwanza Cherry

This week's Plant of the Week is the Kwanza Cherry Tree. Taun and Maria discuss how to take care of a cherry tree. A cherry tree is a beautiful addition to any landscape. With a three week bloom in the spring it adds a wonderful pop of color followed by a wonderful crop. We also ...   (19:17)
April 9, 2022

Rescuing Grass

Barbra use to plant tomatoes but stopped when they weren’t growing very big. She’s looking for tips on growing bigger tomatoes. Listeners are asking how to get rid of bishop’s weed. Dave in Clinton thinks he has quag grass. Taun goes over how to take care of dandy lions.  ...   (16:04)
April 9, 2022

Identifying Tree Problems

The Water Wise segment will provide tips and products that will help you conserve water throughout the drought season. Listeners are wondering if over seeding will make their lawns drought resistant. Carson has a tall tree he wants to identify and is being affected by insects. He...   (18:28)
April 9, 2022

How Long Will It Last?

Mark has a tree he planted in St George he wants to know when and where to prune it. Taun talks about detecting and treating sod worm. Chad has a rock wall where he has planted a few things that haven’t been doing well for the past couple of years. Simone has an old lawn and sh...   (17:54)
April 9, 2022

Unusual Changes In The Winds

Ron planted some concord grapes years ago. Some of the plant recently died. He wants to know the plant’s life span. Dave and Taun acknowledge the unusual weather pattern we are experiencing and how it’ll affect your fruit trees. Dig Around Town  Welcome to The KSL Greenhous...   (15:25)
April 9, 2022

I Want To Start Over Again

Danny has low spots in his lawn and he wants to know how deep he can put in top soil without killing the lawn. Texters want to know when it’s time to use pre-emergent. Richard wants Tauns opinion on redwood trees. Carolyn has a lot of crab grass and wants to start her lawn over...   (16:43)
April 9, 2022

Jupiter Grape

Dave Mecham is sitting in for Maria this week. This week’s Plant Of The Week is the Jupiter Grape. Michael Caron joins Dave and Taun to talk about the development of this grape. Texters are asking if it’s too late to start tomatoes. Taun explains why you need to start them no...   (19:33)
April 2, 2022

I’d Like To Take Care Of This Myself

Listeners are asking how early they can start growing pumpkins. Kevin has neurotic ring spot on his lawn he’s been using a company to get rid of it but now he wants to take care of it himself. Charles wants to know if it’s a good time to aerate the lawn and asks about power r...   (16:40)
April 2, 2022

What’s Going On With My Lawn?

Kay has a strip of bishop’s weeds with quakes. He’s looking for ways to kill the weed without harming the quakes. Janis has a maple tree with peeling bark that she heard was common with droughts. This is a 20+ year old tree and she wants to know how to save it. Diane is confu...   (15:14)
April 2, 2022

Large Lawns in Utah

During this segment Taun and Maria talk to a listener about her lawn problems. They talk about whether replacing grass is worth the money or if you should work towards a new lawn. Growing a lawn here in Utah is going to take a turn for the worst but with KSL greenhouses tips you ...   (09:41)
April 2, 2022

Easter Lily

With Easter just around the corner this week’s Plant of the Week is the Easter Lily. Taun goes into what it takes to make this flower bloom.....which is pretty simple. Listeners look for recommendations on instructional books about taking care of shrubs and bushes. LeeAnn has a...   (17:16)
March 26, 2022

Water Wise Tips

The newest segment from KSL’s Greenhouse show lets us know different ways to be water wise this year. Water Conservation is a big step in growing your garden this year. We hear an interview with Savannah Peterson from the water conservatory. They talk about the water rebate pro...   (16:52)
March 26, 2022

Cool Season Plants

Our hosts, Taun and Maria, Speak to several listeners about when to plant your seeds this season. With temperatures rising it is good to know when it is too early and too late to start your garden. They also answer questions about the plants that are more resistant to deer.   W...   (16:10)
March 26, 2022

Protecting Your Lawn

In this segment, we hear about local and state wide garden shows and classes. Taun speaks about what to do with your lawn this year. With the drought many are worried about what they should do to keep a green, lush lawn. Listen to learn about how and when to irrigate your lawn to...   (17:46)
March 26, 2022

Fruit Tree Fertilizer

In the dry Utah air some trees need to be fertilized throughout the year. Taun speaks to a listener about his fruit trees, they talk about how and when to fertilize them. Due to Utah's drought water is the big question this year. Taun spoke to one listener about how often you sho...   (15:45)
March 26, 2022

Plant Of The Week

This week's plant of the week is Leopards Vain. As an early spring bloomer Leopards Bane is a beautiful option to fill your beds with. Taun also took a call early this morning, they discuss Clematis. Known as leather flower, it is a garden hybrid, known for its beautiful purple f...   (20:08)
March 19, 2022

Pruning & Fertilizer

Listeners want to know when the best time is to spray for grubs. Allen has two planter boxes that he wants the soil tested and wants to know if that’s a good idea. How should Sub Alpine Furs be fertilized?     Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse Show! Hosts Maria Shilaos and Taun...   (18:52)
March 19, 2022

Rose Pruning

Now is the perfect time for pruning. Taun and Maria discuss pruning roses and why now is the best time to prune them. Taun shares some tips on how to get the best of your roses. Scott had sod put down and is looking for fertilizing suggestions.     Welcome to The KSL Greenhou...   (18:52)
March 19, 2022

Uses For Yard Fabric

Listeners want to know what to use to get rid of fairy rings. Taun talks about changing fertilizer with water restrictions. Mike is looking to plant bulbs and wants to know if now is a good time to do so. Brenda wants to know if it’s fine to aerate a healthy lawn with water res...   (14:28)
March 19, 2022

They’re Not As Difficult As You May Think

Taun and Maria chat with Sheridan Hansen from the USU demonstration garden about herb gardens and what gardeners that shy away from herbs are missing out on. Listeners are wondering if now is a good time to spray dormant spray. Linda is looking for a drought hearty flower for an...   (17:32)
March 19, 2022

Thinning Apples

Phillip is wanting to know about sprays. Listeners want to know if now is a good time to lay down fertilizer. Dave constantly has to battle weeds he want to know what he should use on them. He also asks about thinning apples. Maria and Taun discuss the reasoning behind the advice...   (15:37)
March 19, 2022

Forsythia

Pro tip: If you still see snow on the mountains proceed with caution starting your garden. The Plant of the Week if the forsythia...a terrific early bloomer. Listeners are asking if it’s ok to start spraying....but what? Michael typically plants annual flowers and with water re...   (18:21)
March 12, 2022

Is It Time For Poppies?

With water restrictions limiting watering lawns and gardens to one day a week listeners want to know what vegetables will survive being watered only once a week. Listeners are asking for suggestions on small shrubs in large pots. Taun goes over when it's the perfect time to break...   (14:49)
March 12, 2022

Raspberry Pruning 101

Almost every show callers ask about pruning raspberries. Taun and Maria go over the basic concerns with raspberry pruning. For more information on raspberry pruning Taun has posted a video on the subject on the KSL Greenhouse Show Facebook page. What are some good trees to plant ...   (18:09)
March 12, 2022

Will A Tree Grow From Inside A Tree?

Listeners who have purchased a variety of fruit trees are asking Taun to talk about how to properly fertilize them. Douglas has two trees that have suckers coming out of them. He wants to know if they will grow into more trees. Gene has bushes that are doing poorly. They are look...   (17:26)
March 12, 2022

The Time Has Come

If you have cherry trees and are wondering if it’s time to prune them.....that time has come. Taun and Maria discuss tips for pruning cherry trees. Reggie in St. George is wondering if she can grow a vegetable crop now and a second one in the Summer. Taun recaps his remarks on ...   (17:12)
March 12, 2022

Nope! Not That Tree

Maria and Taun recap the damage to trees this recent storm left behind. Taun shares some tip on saving damaged trees. Listeners are asking how to get rid of goat head weeds. A Salt Lake County listener is looking for a shade tree they can plant on a park strip but can only find t...   (15:46)
March 12, 2022

Ranunculus

The Plant of the Week is the Ranunculus. This is a early Spring plant that is not whole hearty. Taun talks to a former intern of his who enjoys growing ranunculus and provides tips on growing this plant. A listener in Spanish Fork is looking for a plant that would do well in a pl...   (18:23)
March 5, 2022

Should I Cut Down My Lilacs Any Further?

Is now a good time to transplant raspberry plants...if not now when? Marsha wants to know what elm seed bugs feed off of. Listeners are curious about what to spray on cherry trees to get rid of aphids. Sheri has lilac bushes that she cut down way back. Now she wants to know if sh...   (16:22)
March 5, 2022

Cold Weather Gardening

With an approaching storm you may want to rethink what you want to plant now. Taun and Maria discuss thing you can start planting now that won’t be severely affected by cold weather. Listeners want Taun to elaborate more on killing squash bugs.     Welcome to The KSL Greenh...   (16:44)
March 5, 2022

Weeds and Box Elder Bugs

Listeners want to know what types of weeds can pre-emergent be used on. When is ok to prune apricot trees? Ernie has a lot of box elder bugs that he’s looking to get rid of and is asking for the best solution. When is it a good time to apply dormant oil? Listeners want to know ...   (17:47)
March 5, 2022

Wait Until Mid-March

The time to prune your peach trees is approaching. Taun and Maria talk about why you should wait until mid-March to prune. If you are looking for instruction on how to prune peaches you can find a video on how to prune your peach trees at the KSL Greenhouse Facebook page. Taun ha...   (17:21)
March 5, 2022

Will My Hibiscus Thrive In This Spot?

A listener bought a bare root peach tree and they want to know if it’s ok to put it outside now. Melvin has a space between his lawn and driveway and wants to put a hibiscus plant there. He wants to know if it’ll thrive there. Cathleen regularly gets spider mites on her plant...   (17:48)
March 5, 2022

Pink Dawn Viburnum

The Plant of the Week is the Pink Dawn Viburnum. This is a beautiful flowering bush that is an early Spring plant that would be a great accessory to your garden that’ll make it smell great. Taun talks about testing your soil and why you should do that as soon as possible to get...   (19:22)
February 26, 2022

Killing Mushrooms Without Killing The Lawn

Bill plans on taking all the grass out of his park strip and put sedums down. He’s looking for tips for greater success. A texter has some raised beds and wants to know what they should add for better results. How would you care for a tree with spider mites? Is there a good way...   (15:31)
February 26, 2022

Container Gardening On A Budget

Maria and Taun discuss container gardening with Matt Jentzch who shares his system to this type of gardening. Matt shares his techniques for growing more than one tomato plant in one container. He also shares how he prevents bugs from getting into the containers and more ways to ...   (18:07)
February 26, 2022

Pruning After Bloom

Taun and Maria talk about why you should prune apple trees this time of year. Listeners are asking about transplanting apple trees as well as pruning them. Can a lilac bush be pruned after blooming? Taun shares his opinion on Pete Moss Pelas. Taun is asked how to make an oriental...   (17:51)
February 26, 2022

Pruning Vertically Planted

Now is a great time to start planting indoors. Taun and Maria go over the best seeds to plant indoors and give tips for the best results. Listeners have questions on pruning vertically planted tomatoes. Brent has a maple tree that may have iron deficiency. He’s looking for tips...   (17:29)
February 26, 2022

Planting In The Same Spot

Listeners are asking if it’s too early to prune butterfly bushes. Taun describes what pruning hard means. He also goes into the pros and cons in planting a tree in a spot where a previous tree stood. Sam has a peach tree that hasn't produced ripe peaches. He’s asking if he sh...   (17:17)
February 26, 2022

Magnolia Tree

As we get closer to Spring gardeners are looking at what kind of trees they want to plant. Taun and Maria talk about the Magnolia tree for this week’s Plant of the Week. Like the flower, the Magnolia tree has a similar fragrance. Listeners want to know if the ground will be war...   (19:16)
February 19, 2022

Killing Gnats

Listeners in Clearfield want to know how to kill crab grass. Beth has box alas in her lawn and wants to know how to get rid of it. Bonnie wants to know when she should clean up trimmings without harming her plant. Listeners want to know how to get rid of gnats and fungus gnats. ...   (17:06)
February 19, 2022

What’s Killing My Trees?

The Greenhouse Show put together a video with the USU Botanical Center’s Sharon Hanson on how to extend your gardening season. Jim has some trees that are dying and he thinks it’s because of sytophera. He asks Taun for his diagnosis. Dale wants to prune a bush into a tree. Sh...   (21:39)
February 19, 2022

Turning Bushes Into Trees

Listeners want to know how Magnolia trees will do in the Ogden area. Ted has an apricot tree that he doesn’t know how to trim to get apricots and his maple trees have turned to maple bushes. He want to know how to turn them back into trees. Should branches of a climbing rose tr...   (16:55)
February 19, 2022

Soil Testing

Taun invites Meleane Nelson Hokey onto the show to talk about some gardening classes she’ll be putting on and tips on pruning. Mark wants to about rebates if he chooses to zero scape some parts of his lawn. A listener in Clinton is asking how to revitalize their lawn after the ...   (17:14)
February 19, 2022

When To Transplant

Taun talks about when the best time is to transplant iris plant and best place to grow them. Maria asks when iris’s should be divided and when other plants should be transplanted. Listeners ask about watering this year while dealing with the drought. Texters want to know if LED...   (15:50)
February 19, 2022

Witch Hazel

This week’s Plant of the Week is Witch Hazel. These plants are more native back east but there are some types of witch hazel that could thrive in Utah’s climate with love and care. Taun goes through some types of this plant you could have success with. Whitney struggled with ...   (19:14)
February 12, 2022

No Dry Spots Left Behind

Listeners are asking if it’s a good time to prune certain fruits. What’s the best defense for your garden against deer. Carol has a sprinkler system that she’s had to move around but doesn’t reach certain spot on her lawn. She’s looking for solutions to save those spots...   (16:29)
February 12, 2022

Alkaline Soil

Taun and Maria discuss alkaline soil, what it is, what it means to have alkaline, and where it can be found. Jerry has some red hot poker plants that he wants to divide. He’s wondering if it’s a good idea and when to do so. Mark has Bermuda grass taking over his lawn. He noti...   (17:06)
February 12, 2022

Container Gardening

Listeners are asking about organic soil. Taun and Maria go into the difference between organic soil and other types of soil. They also talk about the benefits of container gardening. Becky wants to know the best tree to grow in Box Elder. Richard wants to start his tomatoes indoo...   (15:38)
February 12, 2022

Mental Health and Your Garden

Are you in a better mood when you get out into your garden? There is science to backup this claim. Maria and Taun go into the science of why spending time in the garden is beneficial to your mental health. Krista recently saw knee high apple trees at Mt. Vernon and wants to know ...   (16:38)
February 12, 2022

Tomatoes and Zinnia

Marilyn in Roy is looking to transplant her tomatoes and wants Taun’s opinion a good location to move them to. Marilyn also asks about zinnia. Paula is looking for a solution to get rid of runners in her lawn. Taun goes into the danger of pesticides. Listeners text in their que...   (15:50)
February 12, 2022

The Perfect Plant For Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is Monday. Taun and Maria talk about some plants that are perfect for the gardener in your life. They go over some plants that’ll make the perfect house plant and ways to make them last longer than the traditional bouquet of flowers. Don is planning on startin...   (16:08)
February 5, 2022

Trees and Climate

Kelly wants to plant of flamingo box elder tree. She wants to know if it’ll thrive in Mt. Green’s climate. Texters want to know if compost will benefit rotting squash. How can you protect root of mature trees when digging trenches. Lyn wants to know if there is a pussywillow ...   (19:43)
February 5, 2022

Jump Starting The Vegetable Garden

It’s almost time to start planting your vegetables. Maria and Taun discuss the best time to start planting veggies along the Wasatch Front and what you can plant early. Listeners have a Moth Orange plant that has never bloomed.   Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse Show! Hosts Mari...   (19:19)
February 5, 2022

Squash and Earwigs

Jerry calls in to chime in on the raised beds conversation. A listener’s Mature Queen of the Night plant won’t bloom and asks for Taun’s advice. Can trailing squash be grown vertically? Listeners want to know how to control their earwig problem.     Welcome to The KSL G...   (18:16)
February 5, 2022

How To Build Raised Beds

Have you been wanting to have a raised bed in your garden? Taun and Maria talk about reasons why raised beds would be beneficial to your garden and how to build them. Texters add in on the raised beds conversation with some suggestions. Carol’s son sprays his yard around this t...   (19:02)
February 5, 2022

Caring For The Old Tree

Listeners ask Taun and Maria to talk about house plants. Taun goes into how to properly water your house plants. Sean has a sycamore tree that is old and he is getting different opinions from arborists on how to care for it. He reaches out to Taun for his opinion.    Welcome ...   (18:09)
February 5, 2022

Julia Jane Boxwood

Maria and Taun talk about how planting and gardening can be good for your mental health. Taun talks about some gardening projects he’s currently involved with. The Julia Jane Boxwood is our Plant of the Week. Unlike other boxwoods this one can be placed on a window seal. Julia ...   (20:44)
January 29, 2022

Killing Kentucky Blue Grass

A listener has a lawn with 99% Kentucky blue grass. They are looking for a better type of grass to put down and the best way to kill the Kentucky blue grass. Texters are looking for ways to get grass out of raspberry plants. Rick has a boxwood hedge with brown colored edges.   ...   (16:47)
January 29, 2022

Caring For Your Tools

Do you have some gardening tool that are dull and not ready for the season yet? Taun chats with USU extension horticulturist at Thanksgiving Point Michael Caron about what you can do and use to keep your gardening tools in the best condition possible. Kim has soil that has teste...   (18:24)
January 29, 2022

Bringing Back Your Lawn After Slowing The Flow

Listeners ask about domes and how they are beneficial to plants. Charlotte wants to know if now is a good time to prune her roses and hydrangeas. Kevin wants to know what kind of fertilizer he should use on his lawn after cutting back on watering.  Welcome to The KSL Greenhouse...   (18:41)
January 29, 2022

Pruning Apple Trees

Taun and Maria talk about pruning apple trees, why it’s important to prune them, and what to look for when pruning your apple trees. Maria wants to settle the dispute of are apples and pears the same. Matt wants to know if LED lights will work just as well for indoor planting a...   (20:17)
January 29, 2022

Plant It High I’ll Never Die.....Plant It Low It'll Never Grow

Jeff want to find a good eating grape to plant in North Ogden. Taun gives Jeff a variety of grapes to try. Listeners ask about prepping their flower beds for Spring. Anne has a strip in her lawn she killed with too much fertilizer. She wants to know if it’ll survive. “Plant I...   (18:05)
January 29, 2022

Prairie Rose

If you are itching to get out into your garden Maria and Taun strongly suggest you start planning on what you want to plant and get out to the gardening centers and box stores now. This week’s Plant of the Week is the Prairie Rose. Prairie Rose is a type of crabapple that is ve...   (18:37)
January 22, 2022

Keeping The Grass and Flower Beds Separated

Why do Sycamore tree leaves drop so late in the Fall and is there a way to have them drop sooner? Maria has an older yard with the grass growing into the flower beds. She asks Taun for some tips on keeping the grass separate from the flower bed. Texters ask what they could use as...   (14:19)
January 22, 2022

Growing Herbs Indoors

Maria and Taun talk about growing herbs indoors for those gardeners who want to keep growing thing during the Winter months. Taun discusses herbs that are recommended for indoor growing. Listeners want to know what they can spray on their mulberry tree to prevent fruit from growi...   (19:44)
January 22, 2022

Controlling The Insects

Marlin put turf on his lawn that damaged it and he wants to know if putting top seed down will repair the lawn. Listeners are wondering if now is a good time to transplant a dwarf apricot tree. Sharon has a thirty year old lawn that has been infested with ants. She wants to know ...   (16:15)
January 22, 2022

Deicing Without Harm

Now is the time of year everyone is deicing their walkways although this could be damaging to your lawn and gardening. Taun and Maria discuss what deicing products and do to your lawn and what to look for in a product when deicing your walkways and driveways.  Welcome to The KS...   (20:33)
January 22, 2022

Succulents In Cold Weather

Maria planted succulents in a fairy garden that was featured on the show a few weeks back and to her surprise they have been doing well. Taun talks about how well succulents can do in cold weather. A Listener has a lilac bush that isn’t growing taller than three feet. They ask ...   (15:48)
January 22, 2022

Primrose

This week’s Plant of the Week is the Japanese Spring Primrose. This plant can be found in most gardening stores and will bloom for weeks if place on a south facing window. This plant’s foliage comes with an interesting texture. Anita has a 20x20 garden with crops she has been...   (19:26)
January 15, 2022

To Use Round Up Or Not To Use Round Up

Brent wants to know Taun’s opinion on Round Up. Taun goes into what Round Up is good for and what to avoid using it on. Nate is trying to figure out if it’s worth saving a silver maple tree. Taun goes over some solutions Nate could use to save the tree.    Welcome to The ...   (21:26)

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