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New Community Garden is Ready for planting!

2 December 2014

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New Community Garden is Ready for planting!

We are excited to announce that our newest community garden is ready for planting! To add your name to the waiting list for 2015 please email ecchair@live.com. On 300 South between 900 and 1000 East,  the Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic has created the perfect community park/garden for the University Gardens Neighborhood/East Central Community Council. Initially […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

1 October 2014

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

3 December 2013

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

Named in honor of  Helen  Clawson Wells,  great grand daughter of Brigham Young, University Gardens Neighborhood planted 60 apple and pear  trees  on October 15, 2011  in what was Salt Lake City’s first urban orchard on the corner of 100 South and 1100 East.  This orchard will include Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold apple trees; Anjou, Bartlett, […]

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

Victory Park, University Gardens Neighborhood Faultline Gardens, University Gardens Neighborhood Reservoir Park, University Gardens Neighborhood 800 East and 1200 East Parkings, University Gardens and Bryant Park Neighborhoods Legacy Garden, University Gardens Neighborhood Gilgal Sculpture Garden, Bennion Gardens Neighborhood

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Friends of Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard

31 March 2012

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Friends of Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard

Tami Clark, Marsha Gilford, Douglas Hunter, Nate Salazar, Ben Holcomb, Karen Stam, Owen Witesman,  Eva Witesman, Esther Hunter,  Otto Liebergesell                

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High Density Orchard Techniques for the Backyard Orchard

21 January 2012

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High Density Orchard Techniques for the Backyard Orchard

For years, most of the information about growing fruit came from commercial orchard culture: methods that promoted maximum size for maximum yield but required 12-foot ladders for pruning, thinning and picking, and 400 to 600 square feet of land per tree. Tree spacing had to allow for tractors. The objective of high density planting or […]

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A Fall Day in Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard

21 January 2012

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A Fall Day in Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard

On October 12, 2013, the University Gardens Neighborhood of the East Central Community invites you join in a celebration for the first annual “A Fall Day in Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard” located at 1100 East and 100 South. Enjoy the orchard, music, food and learn how to plant and care for fruit trees in an urban […]

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Reservoir Park Project

9 October 2011

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Reservoir Park Project

   The memory of our Beloved Park is Maintained! Click here to see the garden design:  reservoir park garden Click here to see how well the City and Neighborhood worked to bring about a well excepted change: Reservoir Park Collaborative Pubic Process Final (2) Thirteenth East Reservoir – A Bit of History Disappears This historic […]

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