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Happy Times at Traces Organic Garden

Happy Times at Traces Organic Garden

These are happy times at Traces Organic Garden located in the heart of Sugar House at 1432 South 1000 East in Salt Lake City, Utah. Everything here and in the valley generally is greening up. Our Spring Hours are 10:30 AM to 6 PM and Sunday Noon-4PM. If you have ordered them, your heirloom tomato starts are ready for pick up. If you haven’t ordered, you still can. Call ahead to get the best selection. Our cool … Read entire article »

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Flax Now Flowering at Traces Organic Garden

Flax Now Flowering at Traces Organic Garden

Flax will continue to flower here at Traces Organic Garden. Because that’s what flax does. Provide bursting pillows of color for up to six weeks in the garden. The USDA writes: Flax species do best on well-drained soils. Most ecotypes do well on infertile, disturbed soils. They have excellent cold winter and drought tolerance. They will tolerate weakly saline to weakly acidic sites. Plants are usually found in open areas, but will tolerate semi-shaded conditions. They are fire resistant since leaves … Read entire article »

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Veronica at Traces Organic Garden

Veronica at Traces Organic Garden

Here at Traces Organic Garden, we like veronica AKA speedwell for its water-sipping ways, its abundant vigor, perfect for growing in the high desert environment of the intermountain west. How Stuff Works writes: “The taller varieties are beautiful in both bed and border, as well as in the rock garden. They are good cut flowers.” Speedwell clumps and divides easily. Low varieties (prostrate speedwell) are good ground covers. … Read entire article »

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Penstemon at Traces Organic Garden

Penstemon at Traces Organic Garden

Penstemon, commonly called Beard Tongue, grows well in dry Utah soils. At Traces Organic Garden, we love penstemon, including Electric Blue, Riding Hood, and Husker Red (pictured). All penstemons are spectacular in the garden, whether rock or border, but we particularly like Husker Red for its colorful maroon stems and leaves that offer all season texture and garden to a landscape. Look for our pentstemon in pots for $3.99-$6.99. … Read entire article »

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Sedum Perennials Now at Traces Organic Garden

Sedum Perennials Now at Traces Organic Garden

At Traces Organic Garden, we stock both old favorites and new varieties of perennials. For example, we have lots of hardy sedum to add texture to your ground cover. Varieties now in pots available include Purple Form, Hens and Chicks (Sunset, Pluto), Stonecrop, Sieboldi Variegata, and Fire Dragon. Click here for our other perennial and annual plant offerings. Thanks. … Read entire article »

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