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harvesting the good 4 utah garden Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:48:01 +0000 harvest season in the garden harvesting the good 4 utah garden KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City >> well koj back, everybody, to good things utah, outside mow in the good for utah backyard with loreeven from mill creek gardens and it is harvest time. >> it is, we have been harvesting. these are leafy greens you can start at mill greek gardens and plant, there are a couple different kales there is swiss charred, and we also have lettuce starts and some other leafy greens you can put in the garden right now for fall harvest. speaking of fall harvest we have been over here picking your strawberries. >> our garden is not just for tv. look at what we are growing here at the station. >> apples, peaches, these are the alberta peaches, the utah peach now, you can get in the markets. come into mill creek gardens and get your own tree. >> you and i said this is our favorite tomato, sun sugar. >> it tastes like sugar. >> it is wonderful. there are also some plums, it's really a beautiful time, also in the garden you can be harvesting your herbs and also dry them on your own but this is sage, a couple of different kind, english thyme, silver time, smell that one. >> and of course our favorite rosemary, rosemary chicken, rosemary smells so good right now. really wonderful. >> it's so fun to have mill creek gardens sponsor our garden out here, and speaking of plants and fall, now it's time to switch over a little bit and get fall color in your yard. >> yes, fall is a great time to plant. there is a lot of cool weather, a lot of root growth occurs in the cool weather so we have beautiful crepe myrtles here. and the purple one here, they will grow maybe four to eight feet tall here in utah, a light season bloom so when other things aren't blooming they are. >> you think of planting in spring, why fall? >> well, it's a good time because it's cooler weather, more comfortable, more time than in the spring time and also the root growth occurs you don't notice that, but they get established before the heat of summer. >> then will you have them look sog good by the time it's spring. >> the supply is great. often in the fall the plants are more beefy because they have been growing. >> look at these beautiful grasses, this is a switch grass, this one here is little blue, a native, a great one t will go reddish. you can see the stems go that maroon color. this one here is a little beautiful plant. and we have a couple of different colors. it looks like little orchid. >> baby orchids. >> with this strappy foliage, it's wonderful, we have a cone flower, several varieties blooming right now, but great grass selections as well as this is one of the favorites which is russian seaj sage. >> have i this, tall ones, short ones, fringee leaved ones and then we have these beautiful high drangias and we have these trees that come in, where they come up four feet and then go into a free form. this one is called limelight. we have several other varieties. , and when you plant you also want to use really good soil condition which is the guards owner in bloom. >> right in the front. >> and the acid planting mix would be absolutely excellent for the high drainingias, there are other planting mixes, recipes in the garden. whenever you plant, add organic material and so they get established. >> this isn't dirt, this is soil it is what these incredible plants need to look this amazing. >> let's finish up with that tree. >> the cool thing with there is it is the start about five years ago, a tree was recognized just around the corner from where i live which is about a mile from mill creek gardens. they went and took cuttings and this is the first of this umbrella-- it grows about 15 feet tall, shaped like an umbrella, big fat leave and st beautiful. >> right by your house. how cool is that. >> and our trees are all 20% off right now as well as our roses are 25% off, fall planting time, come to mill week gardens today t say great day, thank you so much. >> head to our website everybody, for the location information, good for go in, say hi, she will be running around and pick the perfect plant for you and your yard. thank you. brian, let's send it back to you, what is coming up on midday. >> here

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