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Winter Mulching for Utah Gardens

Winter Mulching Utah Gardens Winter mulching can help shield your Utah gardens from the harsh effects of the upcoming cold season. In areas that get freezing temperatures in the winter -- like Salt Lake County and much of no...

Topsoil vs. Garden Soil – What’s the Difference?

Topsoil Garden Soil Differences Many novice gardeners think topsoil and garden soil are one and the same, but that simply isn’t the case. Understanding these two types of soil and when to use them can make the difference between a...

Use Raised Bed Planters to Extend Your Growing Season

Use Raised Bed Planters to Extend Your Growing Season Raised bed planters are ideal for Utah gardening projects from the early spring to the late fall. In fact, elevated planting areas can help you start your plants earlier in the year and extend your ha...

Utah Sod Installation Tips from The Dirt Bag

Utah Sod Installation Tips from The Dirt Bag If you’ve done any research on sod installation, you probably know you have to prepare the soil ahead of time. Getting the ground ready ensures that your turfgrass will take root and grow vigorou...

5 Garden Soil Tricks to Improve Your Flowers & Plants this Summer

Garden Soil Tricks to Improve Your Flowers & Plants Is your garden soil dark, rich and robust, or is it sad and anemic-looking? In northern Utah, we’re notoriously plagued with poor-quality native soils. What makes our soil so abysmal? Typically,...