Planning Your Garden

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“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden”. ~ Thomas Jefferson From the historic flower displays at Jefferson’s Monticello to a patio herb garden, we can all enjoy the delights of nature in our own yards and gardens. Now is the perfect time to start planning this year's garden.

Attracting Native Bees

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Utah is home to 900 amazing and diverse native bees. They are proficient and essential pollinators. Compared to honey bees, native bees are better at pollinating apple, squash, melon, tomatoes and native plants. Unfortunately, native bee populations are in decline due in part to habitat loss and pesticide use. You can make a difference by supporting a native bee population right in your own backyard.

Diamonds for Your Soil

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What is humic acid? And how is it like diamonds? Humic and fulvic acids are the decomposed by-products of dinosaur-era plants and animals. Millions of years of aging and compaction will eventually turn dinosaur-era waste into coal, diamonds and a layer of humic and fulvic acids. This acid layer is what interests us most for your garden. Humic acid can be harvested and ground into granules or dissolved into a liquid.

April 2017 Newsletter

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It's Spring and we are skipping through the aisles here at Glover Nursery. We are bursting with buds on the best products in the valley and can't wait to share it with you! Our April newsletter contains some great tips, sales information, and details about our Earth Day Giveaway.

Caring for Ornamental Grasses

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As new growth begins in early spring, it is an ideal time to groom warm and cool season grasses. Wear gloves and long sleeves as blades can be sharp and inflict wounds similar to but often worse than paper cuts. Begin by tying the dead foliage of large clumps together for easy clean up. For smaller grasses, cut the foliage off so that least 2 to 3 inches remain. For larger grasses, leave 4 to 5 inches remaining