Fallen leaves are an incredibly rich source of organic matter. If you have deciduous trees in your community, use as many of those wonderful pieces of organic nutrient-dense fertilizer that you can get your hands on! Every fall we put up a sign in front of our foodscape that says "we want your leaves"...and...lo and... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/Rd4WOGDl8Jg September 2019 April 2020 We show how we installed phase 2 of our frontyard foodscape by digging out most of our grass lawn, mounding up soil for nut tree mounds and vegetable beds. In the nut mounds, we planted an all-in-one dwarf almond tree and two hazelnuts (filbert). When foodscaping our frontyard for phase... Continue Reading →
We were on the Hortoccult podcast early May 2019 and had a blast talking about Foodscaping Utah with Hortoccult hosts Blaine and Brad! We discussed everything from what was the inspiration to start Foodscaping Utah and how the volunteer program works, to what are a few of our favorite things to grow. Huge thanks to... Continue Reading →
Foodscaping Utah is now officially a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit! A huge thank you to everyone for all of the support. Through our T-shirt campaign last December, we earned enough money to cover the fees associated with the filing paperwork. We submitted the last of the paperwork in January and just received a letter from the... Continue Reading →
John had the exciting opportunity to appear on the KSL Greenhouse Show to talk about Foodscaping Utah!
Video showing how we replaced our frontyard lawn with raised garden beds, fruit trees and wood chips.
In the summer of 2014 we worked on our vegetable garden and tended to our new fruit/nut trees and grape vines. This first year we tilled the garden bed and mixed in a bunch of compost. We mulched with leaves around tomatoes (mulch is great to retain moisture and suppress weeds) and planted marigold flowers... Continue Reading →