Gardening tips from Utah State University Extension Horticulturists
Can You Start a Late Season Garden?
This time of year, things are starting to mature from our late garden like beans, corn, pumpkins. It's also a good time to begin to think about planting a late fall garden. The air temperatures are cool, but the soil temperatures are warm. Rick Heflebower, USU Extension horticulturist in Washington County discusses some options.
Fall Garden Frost and Cover Crops
Dan Drost, USU Extension vegetable specialist discusses protecting your garden from frost and gives suggestions for cover crops you can plant now.
Fall Fruit Tree Care
Teryl Roper, USU Extension pomologist discusses Fall fruit tree care. During September the last of the peaches and apples will be harvested. At the end of the season, it's time to begin preparing fruit trees for the cold weather that will surely come. The idea is to not do things that encourage growth. Here are some ideas to consider.
How to Know when Your Melons are Ripe
Utah State University vegetables specialist Dan Drost talks about melon harvesting
USU Extension Gardening Resources
Utah State University Extension vegetables specialist Dan Drost discusses helpful tips which can be founds at garden.usu.edu
Murder Hornet (Asian Giant Hornet)
Utah State University entomologist Diane Alston talks about the Asian Giant Hornet or what some people are calling the Murder Hornet. You may have heard of this insect; it is a large hornet or wasp. It is one and a half to two inches long- so about the size of a matchbox.