Seed Starting 101

It’s not too late to start your garden by seed this weekend. If you need some information about how to go about starting your seeds, see this article here: Seed Starting 101 for Kitchen Gardeners | Parade.com Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend – Be Safe – Stop by the Red Barn for your favorite treat!

Gardening Girls: Preparation

To give you a better look at the gardening options we are following this summer, we wanted to share what type of preparation is required. You can plant from seeds or starts with any method, but those of us who experienced the late Utah freeze may have to replant our gardens with starts to make […]

Tasty Tuesday: Icecream Pie

Here’s a great recipe to cool you down at your Memorial Day Weekend BBQ. (That is, if the weather ever warms up!) Chocolate Strawberry Crispy Pie ½ cup chocolate flavored syrup1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips2 cups crisp rice cereal¼ cup dairy sour cream1/2 to 1 quart Red Barn *strawberry ice cream (however full you want […]

Gardening Girls: The Crew

Now that The Red Barn has held a majority of their free gardening classes, those in attendance have learned several methods of gardening. Since we couldn’t decide if one method was more successful than another, we decided this year we would put it to the test! We selected four Red Barn fans to follow throughout […]

Class Tips and Secrets

Last week we were fortunate enough to have two classes at The Red Barn. The first, taught by Meredith Seaver was for container gardening, while the second, taught by Adrian Hinton was for warm season gardening. After attending the classes I am excited to get out in the dirt and start growing! Meridith shared with […]

Fruit Bars

Ingredients:2 1/4 c flour1 c old fashioned oats (NOT instant…)1/2 c sugar1 tsp baking SODA1 tsp salt1 cold egg1 1/2 sticks ICE COLD BUTTER, unsalted1tsp vanilla1 c Red Barn jam Preheat oven to 350* Mix flour, oats, sugar, baking soda and salt until well combined. Then pulse in (you can do this by hand or […]

Tasty Tuesday: Fruit Bars

It seems like it’s that time of year again when you are required to make something for a bake sale or provide a snack for the baseball team. Next time you are wondering what to make, try these fruit bars for a new twist on an old favorite. Its a basic shortbread with jam topping. […]

Warm Season Vegetable Gardening

Warm Season Vegetable Gardening Class TomorrowMay 4th 7-8pm Adrian Hinton is a USU professor and Utah county’s extension specialist. He will bring his extensive expertise in warm season vegetable gardening to help you optimize your garden production.