This three-day course will start off with general concepts about Utah soils and what we can do to improve them. Then we'll cover some great home-gardening techniques that are sure to increase your yield. From planting seeds to pest control to harvesting, this course will teach you the best steps you can take to grow your own food right here in Utah.
Although this workshop will be conducted via Zoom, it is sure to be exciting and full of great information for anyone willing to come along on the journey.
Get to know your instructor:
Mindy Mortensen is a botanist and loves teaching about plants and feels passionate about helping people grow their own food! She started her career as a botanist right here at Red Butte Garden just under 24 years ago! She lives in Pleasant View with her husband, 4 kids, 40 chickens, 1 turkey, 7 ducks, 3 cats, 1 dog, 2 snakes, 1 lizard—a complete zoo!