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Recycle Tip:

Many people mistakenly think that Spring is planting time, but now is the best time for planting. The cooler temperatures and frequent precipitation means better root growth. With this head start, your garden will take off in the spring.

Gardening in the high desert environment means xeriscaping. Choose water-wise perennials and shrubs that are native to this area. Yarrow, penstamon, serviceberry, and catmint grow beautiful flowers.

Wasatch maple and the Rocky Mountain sugar maple trees will delight you with their colorful leaves that glow brightly in the fall.

Your local nursery can help you with your selection, and teach you how to plant thirstier vegetation near your water source, and drought tolerant plants farther away from your faucet. You can learn about drip irrigation too.

For more information, stop by Recycle Utah at 1951 Woodbine Way in Park City to see our garden and xeriscaping library.

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