What is Aquaponics?

With a growing interest and trend in sustainable and organic food production all over the globe, more and more questions are being raised as to exactly what is aquaponics! In simple terms, it is the creation of a complete, symbiotic cycle where the fish help plants and the

Commercial Aquaponics

The entire globe is not only developing a certain interest but also strong preference for the organic and sustainable foods. The last couple of centuries witnessed an increased and fast depletion of our natural resources with foods being grown with more and more chemicals which are in no way the

Drought Tolerant Trees

Flame Maple (Acer ginnala): Flame maple is used extensively in Utah landscapes. It reaches a height and width of twenty feet and can usually be purchased in either a single or multi-trunk form. Flame

Aquaponics Gardening

The term aquaponics gardening may sound alien because it has not been many years when this alternative form of agriculture has come into existence. To understand aquaponics gardening, we must first understand what aquaponics is. It is nothing other than a sustainable form of

What Grass Seed Should I Use?

KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS: Kentucky bluegrass is the most popular grass in Northern Utah because it is very soft and is relatively easy to grow and maintain. Bluegrass will tolerate low to moderate foot traffic and recovers reasonably quickly when damaged. Some of the drawbacks to Bluegrass are

Drought Tolerant Shrubs

Alpine Currant (Ribes alpinum): Alpine currant is a good shrub to use your home landscape. Often used as a formal or informal hedge, it tolerates hot dry areas very well, but can also be planted in the

Drought Tolerant Perennials

Yarrow (Achellia spp.): Yarrow is a native perennial that is very drought tolerant. It is a member of the daisy family and comes in a multitude of colors including white, yellow and many pastels. Once established, yarrow can survive on rainwater alone. They do need to be planted

Spring Perennial Gardening

Spring is the time when Mother Nature gives us her most beautiful and intense shows of flowers. When these displays of flowers are seen, often time we desire to have our yards look the same. There are many the types of flowers that can be planted in our gardens and yards that are low maintenance

Landscaping Tips for a Beautiful Winter Garden

The joys of winter wonderland include white snowy gardens, with wild berries while plants are at rest for the season. Even though the entire garden is fully quilted in snow, there are some interesting ways to add a pop of color to your garden and enjoy the beauty of the snow garden even more.

When To Start Planting

If you want to make sure that you are able to cultivate your lawn in the right manner, then figuring out the best time for planting is one of the things which you will need to consider. With so much that will need thinking about, it is important to reach the right decision in order to better your