Quick Tips for Battling Weeds

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This week the Salt Lake Tribune released an article about Utah's weed problem announcing, Salt Lake City lawns are among the worst in the nation for weeds in 2018. Here are a few quick tips to combat those nasty weeds!

Create a Backyard Wildlife Habitat

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Creating a backyard wildlife habitat creates a sanctuary and is a rewarding and impactful way for individuals to help restore balance.

Planning Your Garden

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“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden”. ~ Thomas Jefferson From the historic flower displays at Jefferson’s Monticello to a patio herb garden, we can all enjoy the delights of nature in our own yards and gardens. Now is the perfect time to start planning this year's garden.

Attracting Native Bees

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Utah is home to 900 amazing and diverse native bees. They are proficient and essential pollinators. Compared to honey bees, native bees are better at pollinating apple, squash, melon, tomatoes and native plants. Unfortunately, native bee populations are in decline due in part to habitat loss and pesticide use. You can make a difference by supporting a native bee population right in your own backyard.

Diamonds for Your Soil

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What is humic acid? And how is it like diamonds? Humic and fulvic acids are the decomposed by-products of dinosaur-era plants and animals. Millions of years of aging and compaction will eventually turn dinosaur-era waste into coal, diamonds and a layer of humic and fulvic acids. This acid layer is what interests us most for your garden. Humic acid can be harvested and ground into granules or dissolved into a liquid.