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Fairpark Community Hosts New Plant Sale

May 13, 2016
Andrea Smardon / KUER

There’s a new plant sale in Salt Lake City on the west side. The first Fairpark Community Plant Sale takes place Saturday at Constitution Park.

Courtesy: / Dale Thurber

Most of Utah continues to struggle with drought. But an especially cool and rainy August has eased the dryness and triggered other consequences, too, including a monster tomato.

National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Seaman’s put some numbers to the climate trends that Utahns have been living firsthand this August.

Remembering an Old-Time Gardener

Jul 23, 2013
Alicia Geesman

Will Pitkin taught at Utah State University for 40 years, and after his retirement, grew a garden that inspired many more people.  He passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the age of 77.  KUER originally aired this story in July, 2011 but we chose to broadcast it again in his memory.