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University Neighborhood Community Garden

22 May 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the ECC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The ECC 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

20 May 2015

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How Our Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS Our community garden is a shared space –a commons. Gardeners not only tend their own plots, but also collaborate with each other to take an active role in all levels of garden development and ongoing maintenance. By contributing their volunteer time toward the needs of the whole, everyone has […]

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

20 May 2015

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You? The following information may be useful to you if you are thinking about becoming agardener in this neighborhood council. 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 forward to more […]

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Water Wise Gardening

1 March 2015

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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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Our Garden Policies

2 February 2015

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Our Garden Policies

GARDEN POLICIES 2015 Various rules and policies have been established to manage this garden space. All policies and rules have been established to protect and secure the safety of all. If you are interested in joining our garden we highly suggest you first read about the garden policies and rules to make sure this garden […]

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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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