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Is it time to plant yet?

Published April 20, 2012 12:36 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Since it's almost time to plant beans, I would like to share a fun project for a garden or back yard this year. Create the framework for a teepee with long branches or planks of wood, secure the top and plant pole (climbing) beans around the base. By mid-summer you'll have a bean teepee for small children to play in.

Also pictured above are the way I like to protect frost-sensitive plants under later in the spring. I posted both of these projects on my Pinterest.com gardening board HERE. Not sure when to plant your favorite vegetables? Go HERE for a spring time planting guide from Utah State University Cooperative Extension, which can help you figure out when to plant each variety.