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Oraganic Gardening

I was reading an interesting article about Organic Gardening, found here and wanted to share the Question/Answer portion, which I found interesting. How often should a garden be weeded? Weeds may often look unthreatening, but they steal water and nutrients from your vegetables, so pull them when you see them. This is especially important early […]

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.

Planning Your Weekend?

Have you always wanted to grow beautiful flowers or have your own garden, but didn’t think you had the time or space to do it? Come to the Red Barn’s Free Container Gardening Class to learn how to select the best plants for your area. Save some space in your schedule this Saturday, May 1st, […]

Giving Back

At the Red Barn, we know the importance of community. Without our loyal customers we would cease to exist, which is why we believe in giving back to those around us. Whether it is donating apples for a Relay for Life, sponsoring Payson High School sports teams, or tossing out candy for Santaquin’s Orchard Days […]

Tasty Tuesday: Puffy Apple Oven Pancakes

For this week’s Tasty Tuesday, I’d like to share a family favorite recipe from my dear friend Amy’s collection at Recipe of the Week. Puffy Apple Oven Pancakes (this serving size is for two, see note at bottom for doubling) Ingredients: 1/2 cup milk2 tbsp butter or margarine 2 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 tsp ground […]

Upcoming Events

Our next gardening class will be held this Saturday, May 1st, at 10:00 A.M. For more information about our FREE classes, make sure to check out our “EVENTS” page. Hope to see you there!

Tasty Tuesday: Honey Orange Salmon

Here at The Red Barn we have some of the best cooks around town! Always wanting to share our newest dishes, we started swapping recipes, and eventually our employees would bring in their creations to share. And so an old tradition was born, “Tasty Tuesdays”, as we call them. Though we can’t share our finished […]

Giant Pumpkin Growing Class

This year we were able to hold two Giant Pumpkin Growing classes. The first class was taught by last year’s Red Barn Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off Winner, Kyle Fox. He and his wife have been growing pumpkins for the past few years, learning new tricks along the way. The second class was taught by Scot Rowley, […]

Cool Season Vegetable Gardening Class

This class was an excellent course for anyone, whether expert of novice gardener. Janae gave insightful information about box planters, trellises, and other forms of gardening. Make sure to join us for our next gardening class, held on Saturday, May 1st, from 10 -11 a.m. to learn more about container gardening in Utah.