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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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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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Yarrow Can Add Texture to Your Garden

Yarrow Can Add Texture to Your Garden

Here at Traces Organic Garden, we appreciate yarrow for the texture its large flat, topped clusters of flowers, its height up to three feet, and its soft, fernlike foliage. Yarrow establishes itself quickly and makes a great, cut dried flower. In the same way yarrow adds texture to a landscape, it also adds texture to your floral arrangements. Once established yarrow is sips water and is quite drought resistant. Yarrow’s health benefits derive from its ability … Read entire article »

Filed under: Drought Resistant, Featured, Native, Perennials, To Your Health

Now Is the Time to Plant Next Year’s Perennials

Now Is the Time to Plant Next Year’s Perennials

Fall is a great time to plant and establish perennials for next year. Here at Traces Organic Garden, Fanfare Blaze Blanket Flower is a new favorite. BHG says: Fanfare Blaze’ is ideal for pots and containers, and it’s simply smashing as a massed planting. It has a compact, mounding growth habit. Fanfare Blaze comes from the UK. Imagine how spectacular this could look in your garden. Planthaven tells the tale. ‘Fanfare Blaze’ is the first in the new … Read entire article »

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