Message from the Police Department:    How to avoid being a victim

Message from the Police Department: How to avoid being a victim

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Salt Lake City Police Department has seen an increased frequency in theft and burglary throughout the city. These crimes are being committed during the day and night, in all different neighborhoods, and most are preventable. Be sure to lock up your home, windows, garage, and cars. Do not leave any property that is, or looks, […]

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the UNC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The UNC has entered into a long term lease for this community garden space. Various rules have been established to both […]

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How Our Community Garden Works

How Our Community Garden Works

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

  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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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You?

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

Is Community Gardening Right for You? The following information may be useful to you if you are thinking about becoming a gardener in this neighborhood council community garden. Benefits and Rewards Despite the extra responsibilities, community gardening is immensely popular with many benefits! If you’ve never gardened in a community garden before, you can look […]

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Porchfest Phenomenon

Porchfest Phenomenon

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The Porchfest Phenomenon

Porchfest Salt Lake The Porchfest Phenomenon “Porchfest is an annual outdoor music festival in which bands and musicians perform on neighborhood porches. It can be your own porch, if you happen to live in the neighborhood, or you can borrow a friend’s. Since its inception, Porchfest, the idea, has spread nationwide and Porchfest events now […]

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Water Wise Gardening

Water Wise Gardening

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Water Wise Gardening

How Much Water Is Enough? On average, most vegetables need around 1-2 inches of water per week. During March and April, cooler temperatures and spring rains will usually provide most of your watering needs, although occasional hand watering may be required for seeds and seedlings. When temperatures rise in May, the irrigation system will be […]

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Organic Standards

Organic Standards

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Organic Standards

ORGANIC STANDARDS Our Philosophy Gardening organically is a commitment to health, a respectful relationship to the earth, and a love for the many facets of gardens and gardening. For us, being organic is sticking to a simple philosophy: keeping our gardens and our gardeners healthy. Keeping the gardens healthy means that we work in natural […]

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Our Garden Policies

Our Garden Policies

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Garden Policies

GARDEN POLICIES updated January 2017 Various rules and policies have been established to manage this garden space. All policies and rules have been established to ensure compliance with the lease agreement, protect and secure the safety of all and provide a positive gardening experience for all those who participate. If you are interested in joining […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

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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