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How Our Rose Community Garden Works

20 May 2013

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How Our Rose Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS   We Garden Organically Our goal is to create and nurture healthy soil and environment. Chemical herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are not allowed. Certified organic seeds and seedlings are encouraged, but not required. Please read the Organic Standards for more information on organic restrictions and recommendations. Water Use and […]

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

5 March 2013

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

Printable version of the University Gardens Neighborhood self guided tour:

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About Helen Wells

8 November 2012

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About Helen Wells

The UNC and ECC proudly named our demonstration orchard in honor of Mrs. Helen Clawson Wells, who was  affectionately known as Utah’s Tree Lady being devoted to the planting, cultivation and preservation of trees. The orchard is named Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard. The neighbors of the University Gardens Neighborhood continue in the tradition and  legacy of […]

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University Neighborhood Rose Community Garden – Summer

3 July 2012

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University Neighborhood Rose Community Garden – Summer

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University Neighborhood Community Garden – Spring

15 June 2012

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University Neighborhood Community Garden – Spring

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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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Fruit Share!

7 August 2010

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Fruit Share!

As part of an initiative to reduce food waste, the City has partnered with TreeUtah, Avenues Fruitshare, Green Urban Lunchbox and Salt Lake Community Action Program to create an online database where residents can register their fruit trees.  Voluntarily registering fruit trees indicates residents’ desire to share plentiful harvests. Registration does not guarantee that fruit will be harvested, but […]

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