Homegrown Horticulture

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Homegrown Horticulture podcast helps solve your gardening dilemmas with a focus on growing plants in the Intermountain West. We offer tips on everything from great heirloom tomatoes to awesome trees and shrubs for the yard that do well in our unique climate. For the latest researched based information relevant to you, listen to the Homegrown Horticulture Podcast, a production of Utah State University Extension.

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United States

Description:

Homegrown Horticulture podcast helps solve your gardening dilemmas with a focus on growing plants in the Intermountain West. We offer tips on everything from great heirloom tomatoes to awesome trees and shrubs for the yard that do well in our unique climate. For the latest researched based information relevant to you, listen to the Homegrown Horticulture Podcast, a production of Utah State University Extension.

Language:

English


Episodes

Saving Water During a Drought and Problems With A Kwanzan Cherry

6/9/2022
Taun Beddes 0:01 Hello everyone and welcome back to the Homegrown Horticulture podcast. On today's episode we talk about what's wrong with Kwanzan Cherry. Then also we have two interviews from Savannah Peterson, a horticulturist with the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. She talks about irrigation and programs to get money back for re-landscaping your yard. I was recently called to look at flowering Kwanzan Cherry at a neighbor's house. The tree was 78 years old and in the past has...

Duration:00:13:03

Gardening with drought restrictions and preventing injury while working in the yard

3/23/2022
Hi all, there's been a lot of concerns about water restrictions coming this summer and I think most people are going to see them at least along the Wasatch Front. And if it's going to be possible to actually grow a garden with severe water restrictions. I know that Weber Basin water has announced you will only be watering once a week, and that includes both your lawn and your garden. In a garden situation, you can't just water once a week, once you put your vegetables in, because they need a...

Duration:00:17:24

Sharpening Tools and Growing Buttercups in Cold Climates

3/15/2022
In today's show we have Michael Caron and Samantha Hansen. Both are experienced horticulturists. Mike talks about maintaining gardening tools, and Samantha growing ranunculus (Buttercups).

Duration:00:10:13

Uh Oh, I still Need To Buy Gifts For My Gardener

12/23/2021
Hi all, I hope you have a happy holiday.

Duration:00:10:14

Why Are My Tomatoes Not Ripening, and Billbugs

8/12/2021
https://extension.usu.edu/pests/uppdl/files/factsheet/Billbugs.pdf

Duration:00:16:06

My Tomatoes Won't Ripen and Lawn Bugs

7/28/2021
https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/turf-pest-guide/ar_billbugs https://www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/tomatoes-not-ripening/#:~:text=The%20optimum%20temperature%20range%20for,tomatoes%20is%2068%E2%80%9377%20deg.&text=At%20the%20same%20time%2C%20tomatoes,cause%20tomatoes%20to%20stop%20ripening.

Duration:00:01:12

Elm Seed Bugs and A Follow Up on Watering During Drought

7/14/2021
00:09 Elm Seed Bug 08:43 Dr. Kelly Kopp on Lawn Watering Elm Seed Bug https://extension.usu.edu/pests/caps/files/elm-seed-bug-2017.pdf

Duration:00:20:26

Walnut and Pine Tree Problems

7/14/2021
Thousand Canker Disease of Walnut: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1729&context=extension_curall https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/ornamental-pest-guide/arthopods/scales/pine-needle-scale

Duration:00:12:10

Clover and Yarrow Lawns Along With Lawn Watering

7/6/2021
https://slowtheflow.org/?gclid=CjwKCAjw_o-HBhAsEiwANqYhp05h0lXIari-4Ujsx7zxegLTv6v8_1XiGejvEaXXm8BMy5uCkDobcxoCr3QQAvD_BwE See transcripts. usual.usu.edu

Duration:00:19:53

Sycamore and London Plane Tree Problems Oh My

6/23/2021
https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/ornamental-pest-guide/arthopods/plant-lace-seed-bugs/sycamore-plant-bug https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/ornamental-pest-guide/diseases/anthracnose https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/ornamental-pest-guide/arthopods/scales/sycamore-scale

Duration:00:17:09

Walnut and Pine Tree Problems

5/26/2021
Thousand Cankers Disease https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1729&context=extension_curall Pine Needle Scale https://extension.usu.edu/pests/ipm/ornamental-pest-guide/arthopods/scales/pine-needle-scale Sea Pinks, Thrift, Armeria https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=w970

Duration:00:12:10

Creeping Spurge, Dandelions and Crabgrass

5/19/2021
Wed, 5/19 · 10:19 AM Taun Beddes 0:00 I wanted to put out a quick apology for missing an episode last week. I've been extremely busy. And part of last week I was under the weather. So thank you again for your patience and thank you for listening. TB Taun Beddes 0:11 Hello and welcome back to the homegrown horticulture podcast. On this week's episode: lawn weed control. TB Taun Beddes 0:19 The homegrown horticultural podcast is specifically for the Intermountain West areas like...

Duration:00:15:21

Roses For Mothers Day and How to Care For Them

5/5/2021
0:03 Intro Hello and welcome back to the homegrown horticulture podcast. Today we're going to be talking all things roses. The homegrown horticulture podcast is specifically for the Intermountain West, an area often forgotten about by national gardening companies. If you just found us or have been listening for a long time, welcome, and thank you again. 0:27 Roses Intro In a former career, I worked at a garden center for nearly 15 years before being hired by Utah State University. While...

Duration:00:10:32

Growing a New Lawn, Fixing A Lawn and Japanese Maple

4/28/2021
0:03 Hello everyone and welcome back to the homegrown horticulture podcast. Today I'm going to be answering questions I've received through social media and over the phone about yards and gardens. 0:16 The homegrown horticulture podcast is specifically for the Intermountain West, an area with a very unique climate and very unique soils that's oftentimes forgotten about by national horticulture companies. Because of this, there's a need for local information, and the homegrown...

Duration:00:16:31

Five Easy to Grow Landscape Plants For Modern Yards

4/21/2021
00:04 Introduction Hello and welcome back to the Homegrown Horticulture podcast. On today's show we talk about five great plants very adapted to the Intermountain West. The Homegrown Horticulture podcast is for those living in the Intermountain West. These areas have rapidly-growing populations, but they're often times forgotten about by national gardening companies because of our unique climate and traditionally low populations. 00:37 Survey & Prize-Entry Before getting started, I want...

Duration:00:11:49

Iron Chlorosis: A common condition in the West

4/14/2021
https://forestry.usu.edu/trees-cities-towns/tree-care/preventing-iron-chlorosis

Duration:00:11:37

Some Really Common Fruit Tree Questions Answered

4/6/2021
USU Home Orchard Pest Management Guide https://extension.usu.edu/pests/uppdl/files/factsheet/home-orchard-pest-mgmt-guide.pdf

Duration:00:07:12

Early Spring Lawn Care for a Happy, Healthy Lawn

3/31/2021
00:00 Intro 00:53 Why do some lawns green up before others 02:20 Should I apply lawn pre-emergent 06:00 How to control existing lawn weeds 09:25 Should I aerate my lawn 11:48 Reseeding my lawn 13:59 When and how often to fertilize Lawn Fertilizers:https://extension.usu.edu/yardandgarden/research/lawn-fertilizers-for-cool-season-turf Preparing soil for new grass seed: https://extension.usu.edu/yardandgarden/research/preparing-soil-for-turfgrass-establishment-northern-utah USU...

Duration:00:16:23

Easy to Grow Shade Tolerant Perennials

3/23/2021
Link to Survey https://forms.gle/J75bZQoWJA9TH53F9 Hyperlinks Brunnera: https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/articles/brunnera-macrophylla-jack-frost/ Corydalis: https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/articles/yellow-corydalis-corydalis-lutea/ Anemone: https://hgic.clemson.edu/fall-flowering-japanese-anemone/ Leopard’s Bane: https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/doronicum/ Hashtags #utahgardener #garden #gardening #perennials #shadedareas #plants #shadelovingperennials #shade #corydalis #brunnera...

Duration:00:08:53

You Can Successfully Grow Raspberries

3/18/2021
Growing Raspberries in The Home Garden 00:04 Intro 00:24 Today we'll be talking about raspberries 00:44 What should be my first consideration for growing raspberries? 01:10 How much sunlight do raspberries need? 01:34 Weed control 04:01 Soil Testing 05:45 Preparing soil for planting 07:31 Planting and establishing your raspberries 08:38 Where you get your raspberry plants 09:53 What variety should I grow? 11:55 How to prune summer-bearing raspberries 13:04 Ever-bearing...

Duration:00:20:35