How to Grow Vegetables
There is nothing like homegrown corn on the cob, red-ripe tomatoes fresh from the garden, or popping open snap peas on a warm summer’s day. This course is designed for those who are interested in improving their ability to grow vegetables.
Growing a Healthy Lawn
How often should grass be watered and for how long? What is the optimal mowing height? Is fertilizer required, and if so, what kind, and how often should it be applied? This course will answer all those questions and more!
Creating Perfect Soil
What is soil made of? How does it impact plant growth? How do plants get the minerals and water they need to thrive? This course explores soil texture and structure, why it’s important, how to get it right, how to create your own compost, tips for trouble
Growing Fruit and Nuts
Fruits and nuts are some of the most common edible crops grown in backyards. This course shows you the best practices to produce the highest yield of fruits and nuts.
Controlling & Managing Garden Pests
Are pests enjoying your garden more than you are? This course is designed for those interested in learning the best techniques for pest management.
Planting & Maintaining Trees & Shrubs
Trees and shrubs add beauty and interest to any landscape, but the upkeep can be daunting at times! This course explores the functions of woody plants in the landscape, considerations when selecting new additions, proper planting, when and how to prune, i
Growing Amazing Annuals & Popping Perennials
Do you love flowers around you and wish you had them blooming year-round? This course is designed to guide the planting and maintenance of annuals, perennials, and bulbs for beautiful blooms and lasting color all year.
Basic Botany of Plants
Have you ever wondered how your plants grow, develop, and function? Or how they are affected by the environment around them? By understanding the inner workings of plants and soils, you can give your plants the care and support they need.
"Encouraging," Not Forcing Bulbs
You can brighten your home with fresh flowers from your own bulbs if you are willing to do a little planning. Some flowering bulbs are easy to grow and require nothing more than potting and watering, while others are not quite as anxious to please. The pr
Annuals for Utah Gardens
Annuals are plants that come up in the spring, reach maturity, flower, set seeds, then die all in one season. They provide eye-catching color to any flower bed and can be used as borders, fillers, or background plantings. There are several ways to find an