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Feb 18, 2017

Tim and Taun take callers from callers for the last hour of the show. They answer gardening questions like "How do I prune a fruit tree," "How do I fertilize a fruit tree," "How do I use iron chelate for fruit trees" and "Can I grow banana plants in Utah?" Time also spoke to Tyson Thacker from Boss Retirement Solutions.

Feb 18, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes take calls answering questions like "What is a good peach tree for Utah," "What sprays get rid of worms" and "How do I prune apple trees in Utah?" Tim and Taun also talk with the Fowler Family about their son's Fabry condition and KSL's annual radiothon for Primary's Children's Hospital.

Feb 18, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun are in studio today. During this first hour they talk about growing tulips in Utah, how warm winter weather affects gardening, and Patriot Hostas. They also answer questions from callers such as "Can I change mt soil's pH levels," "How do I get rid of weeds in my garden bed," and "What do I do to help weeping white spruce trees?"

Feb 11, 2017

Tim and Taun spend most of the hour answering callers gardening questions. These questions include, "How do I prune raspberry bushes," "What weed is this," "Can I mix sand with clay soil," and "How do I make a shade friendly garden?" They spend the last couple minutes of the show talking about how to make and use raised bed gardens.

Feb 11, 2017

During the second hour of the Greenhouse Show,Tim and Taun talk about how to get rid of snow mold. They also talk a bit about the BYU basketball game against San Francisco. They answer questions from callers like "How to get rid of black widows," "How to get rid of voles," and "How to use chelated iron on trees?"

Feb 11, 2017

Tim and Taun get together for the first hour of the Greenhouse Show and talk about how the changing weather affects plants. Taun talks about how plants survive warm winter weather. They take calls to answer questions such as, "How do I get rid of rabbits in my garden," "How do I re-pot my pogonias," and "How much fruit will my nectarine tree produce?"

Feb 5, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes sit down and talk about Hydrangea Arborescens, also known as the smooth hydrangea or the Annabelle. They also took a bunch of questions from people who wanted to know how to take care of apricot trees. The duo also answered questions such as, "How to prune stone fruit" and "How to identify vole tracks."

Feb 5, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes talk with Raven Albertson, a certified health educator from FoodSense, about a delicious lentil recipes. She has recipes for lentil tomato soup, lentil tacos and lentil french onion dip. The guys also take calls to answer the questions, "How do I get rid of aphids," and "How do I stop my tomatoes from wilting?"

Feb 5, 2017

Tim Hughes is in the studio today with Taun Beddes. Today they're talking about deer getting sick as they get pushed farther and farther down the mountain and eat plants that are poisonous to deer. They also answer calls about, "What types of plants are deer friendly?" and "How to save my fruit tree?"

Jan 29, 2017
Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes are live at Harvest Right, where they talked about the importance of freeze drying as well as the benefits of freeze drying food. Taun discussed how you should start seeds for the spring. Tim and Taun took calls and answered questions like: "How do I prune my fruit trees," "How can I automate my greenhouse," "How to thin a Japanese Maple," and "What are the pros and cons of secondary water or culinary water?"
Jan 29, 2017
Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes are live on location at Harvest Right to talk about the benefits of freeze drying and how you might be able to get more out of your garden with a freeze dryer. Taun talks about an article he read on what not to do in your garden.  The article talks about not tilling and getting rid of problem plants.
Jan 29, 2017
Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes took the show to Harvest Right, where Taun offered expertise on the right time to start seeds for spring planting (hint: now!). They also addressed freeze drying food, pruning fruit trees, and more. 
Jan 22, 2017

Tim Hughes calls in from Los Angeles, where winter weather isn't really a factor. Lucky dog. Some of the snow callers are reporting on the condition of the roads, from Craig Gordon with the Utah Avalanche Center to our own Alex Cabrero and meteorologist Grant Weyman. John Gleason from UDOT gives a snow report and advice about driving around snowplows.

Jan 22, 2017

KSL meteorologist Jodi Saeland calls in to report about road conditions up I-80 and the latest forecast. Glen Merrill from the National Weather Service gives us the low down on this snow storm.  Listeners call in with their garden concerns.

Jan 22, 2017

Taun Beddes talks about trees that will be coming into bloom in just 90 days, in sharp contrast to the snow covered, bare branches we're seeing right now!  He also introduces us to lesser known perennials. A listener calls about rings in the lawn which may be Snow Mold.

Jan 15, 2017

Tim and Taun continue discussing tomato issues related to weather and pruning the grapevines.  What to do when the rabbits are damaging your garden and you might want to contact the Humane Society.  

Jan 15, 2017

Uneven watering practices can lead to many problems with your tomatoes!  Another Aspen lover learns that you really CAN have too much of a good thing so we talk about how to rid yourself of the Aspen Forest.

Jan 15, 2017

Tim and Taun talk about the water year.  This year has been a decent water year and what are the positive effects on trees and fall colors.  Spider plants are easy to grow and why you might want one.  It is not too early to talk about tomato starts as listeners call in with questions.

Jan 8, 2017

Taun Beddes outlines varieties of Walnut trees that will give you the most chance at success in Utah!  Plus, how to deal with a problem tree, in this case a Honey Locust that NEEDS TO GO!  And planning NOW for next years garden space.

Jan 8, 2017

Figuring out when to prune your ornamental trees is key to the success and beauty of your landscape!  Taun Beddes answers the question of whether NOW is that time!  Also, iron deficiency can manifest itself in many ways.  Learn how to identify this common problem and the easy way to solve it!

Jan 8, 2017

Winter is tough on your plants both inside and outside the home!  Choosing the right plants is important!  Lack of sunlight can slow your plants growth indoors but the blanket of snow is actually GOOD for your plants OUTSIDE!

Jan 1, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes start out talking about seed catalogs. These post office mail ins are a gardener's perfect Christmas or New Year gift as they typically come through in December to January. Beddes discusses how you can prevent getting duped into buying something that seems too good to be true. It all comes down to using your resources and he gives tips on which you should use. The hosts of KSL Greenhouse give some tips on how to bring out the healthy side of your lawn. Finally Beddes, a horticulturist from Utah State University Extension, gives tips on how to properly care for all types of trees and grass.

Jan 1, 2017

Caller questions take the discussion into pruning with host Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes. Lots of discussion on peach trees and how to run soil tests and find the PH level of your soil. They also talk about lilacs and how to get those roots deep. Maybe you got some holly plants for Christmas, the KSL Greenhouse hosts tell you what you can do to get them ready for the upcoming spring. Finally the two dig deep into a listener's Evergreen plant which keeps barraging his USPS worker. They give tips on how to cut that plant in order to maintain growth on all sides. Beddes is an horticulturist and teaches at Utah State University Extension.

Jan 1, 2017

Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes discuss figs, but not so much about one of your favorite treats in Fig Newtons. They talk about how to plant them and their actual name which is ficas carica. They also discuss how figs are one of the best plants to have because they can survive almost any weather condition except severe cold. Then they discuss how to care for indoor plants such as cactus. The inversion or foggy air in Utah means your greens will be reaching for any light they can. They take some caller questions on cactus, food storage seeds, how to combat fire blight, and much more. Beddes is a professor at Utah State University extension as a horticulturist.

Dec 18, 2016

Master Gardener classes are fast approaching!  Learn all things horticulture and become the expert in your family, neighborhood and community.  Tim Hughes and Taun Beddes also discuss what we can learn by submitting soil and turf samples to the state diagnostic clinics when troubles arise in your lawn or garden.

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