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    Jack-o'-lanterns: Prevent Your Carved Creation from Becoming a Fungal Fiasco

    Jack-o'-lanterns: Prevent Your Carved Creation from Becoming a Fungal Fiasco

    Carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns is an art form that comes in all shapes, sizes and levels of difficulty. The final product (usually) makes the pumpkin carver proud and anxious to display his or her work. However, often just a few days later, the artistic creation may start to wither and rot, and eventually, mold will take over.

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    Tips for Safely Preserving the Harvest

    Tips for Safely Preserving the Harvest

    If you plan to preserve the harvest this year, it's good to review the basics so your final products have maximum quality, shelf life and safety. The advantages of home canning are lost when jars fail to seal properly, when food spoils or when flavor, texture, color and nutrients deteriorate during storage.

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    Ask an Expert - October Yard and Garden Checklist

    Ask an Expert - October Yard and Garden Checklist

    Fall is officially here, and it's time to put the yard and garden to bed. Here are tips from the USU Extension Gardeners Almanac to help.

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    Ask an Expert - Beware of Consumer Real Estate Scams

    Ask an Expert - Beware of Consumer Real Estate Scams

    Millions of dollars have been stolen from consumers through an email scam related to real estate transactions. Consumers are being tricked into wiring their real estate funds, including down payments and/or closing costs, into scammer's accounts.

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