Weedless Wednesday: Oxalis

One of the most difficult weeds to control is oxalis. This little “red clover” with a yellow flower loves the lawn and garden, particularly when the temperatures are hot. It is one of the most aggressive and persistent weeds that plagues homeowners. And unless you’re diligent in trying to eliminate this weed, it will continue…

Lawn Disease: Necrotic Ring Spot

Every year we see more lawns suffering from a soil-borne fungus called Necrotic Ring Spot. The name comes from the dead or yellow “rings” that appear in the lawn. Unlike fairy ring, which have a dark green ring, necrotic ring spot kills the grass. This fungus, however, only affects Kentucky bluegrass. Unfortunately, once it appears…

The evening-primrose flower

In honor of the release of “The Hunger Games” this weekend, we decided to post about one of our favorite flowers: the primrose. The perennial flower is common in the state of Utah, with several different varieties occurring in nature, including the tufted-evening Primrose, Yellow Evening Primrose and the Pale Evening Primrose. The following is…