Richard Heflebower JR

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Professor | Horticulture | Washington County


Rick Heflebower

Contact Information

Office Location: Washington County
Phone: (435) 634-2690
Email: rick.h@usu.edu
Website: http://dixiegardener.org

Biography

I am the Horticulture Extension Agent for Utah State University located in Washington County. My role assignment is 85% Extension, 10% Administration and %5 Service

Teaching Interests

I enjoy teaching new residents how to garden in the desert. I also teach classes to horticulture professionals so they can become certified Arborists, and Nursery Professionals.

Research Interests

Research interest include drought tolerant plants, use of native plants in the landscape and finding a control for Curly Top Virus of tomato.

Awards


    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *
  • spranger, a.m, Cardon, G., Patterson, R., Heflebower, R.F, Croft, A., Kratsch, H., Kopp, K., Gunnell, J., Shao, M., G., Rupp, L.A, (2011). Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional Do-It-Yourself Guide: Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional Do-It-Yourself Guide. CHAPTER ONE: PLANNING AND DESIGN. USU Press
  • Cardon, G., Patterson, R., Heflebower, R.F, (2010). CH--Soil and Water: Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional and Do-it-Yourself Guide. Utah State University Prss

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Black, B.L, Roper, T.R, Heflebower, R.F, Pace, M., Worwood, D.R, Murray, M., (2011). Growing Fruit Trees: Utah State University Master Gardener Manual. USU Extension *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Newsletter

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Extension

    Water Conservation, 2011 - 2018
    Small Acreage Programs, 2016 - 2016
    Farm to Fork, 2013 - 2014
    Horticulture Education of Homeowers and Professionals, 2011 - 2014
    Master Gardener, 2011 - 2014
    Natural Resources, 2011 - 2014
    Affirmative Action, 2010 - 2013
    County Extension Director, 2010 - 2013