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Getting Started This Year at Traces Organic Garden

Getting Started This Year at Traces Organic Garden

We are so excited for this new spring season at Traces Organic Garden. As you may already know, we have a great line up of classes coming. And our cool weather seedlings are sprouting vigorously. We’ve got a great selection of seeds. Let’s get things growing. Science as well as instinct tell us that being in the midst of nature is a big part of our well being. It certainly is for us here at Traces … Read entire article »

Filed under: Class, Cool Weather, Featured

A Reminder from Traces Organic Garden: Irrigation

A Reminder from Traces Organic Garden: Irrigation

It’s getting hot out there. So it is important to water your plants now. But in a smart way. A few smart ways follow: Avoid the habit of watering everyday for short periods. Your plants will do better with a deep soak every other day. If you can, irrigate with a soaker hose below ground rather than spraying water from above. You will lose far less water to evaporation Consider investing in a drip irrigation system with a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Drought Resistant, Featured, Weather

Take Care of Your Plants in the Cold and Rain

Take Care of Your Plants in the Cold and Rain

With the cold and rain continuing thru Thursday at Traces Organic Garden, we recommend you take care of your new plants and plantings in the following ways. If you still have starts in pots, bring them indoors overnight. If your plants are already in the ground cover them with plastice sheeting or a bed sheet. Create tent pole stakes so the weight of your sheet doesn’t crush your plants. Use some weight on the … Read entire article »

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When to Plant: Tips from Friends of Traces Organic Garden

When to Plant: Tips from Friends of Traces Organic Garden

WHEN TO PLANT: Looking outside, it looks like Spring has already sprung. Fruit trees are blossoming. Lawns are greening. You may wonder when to plant. And with what? Last April 2013 Catalyst Magazine and Wasatch Community Gardens offered a great guide for when to plant your vegetables (and how and what plants grow best together.) What was true then is still true now. Even with this crazy warm weather. This Catalyst issue is packed full … Read entire article »

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Melons Now at Traces Organic Garden

Melons Now at Traces Organic Garden

Now available at Traces Organic Garden are Crimson Sweet and Sugar Baby Watermelons and Hale’s Best Muskmelon, all in pots. We also have several available in seed packets. WhatAboutWatermelon has this to say about Crimson Sweet The Crimson Sweet is round to oblong in shape and a member of the “picnic” family of watermelons, which contains the largest watermelons typically available. The Crimson Sweet can weigh anywhere from 16 to 35 pounds and is light green with … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Fruits for Sale, Gardening Tips