The Rebound: Helping first-time gardeners get started

Posted at 9:48 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 23:48:08-04

Experts say it burns a lot of calories, lowers your blood pressure, helps you to eat healthier and increases your overall happiness.

Now, as we try to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic — Gardening is making a resurgence. For exactly all those reasons.

people are coming out of the woodwork and they want to grow.

Lambert Growers in West Valley City is seeing a bumper crop of first-time gardeners

“They have time for it so (laughter) lots of questions like straight up how do I plant this ..spacing watering all the questions seasoned gardeners don`t have to think about,” Kimberly Walsh-Clark said.

Walsh-Clark says the rush started in early April.

“Usually, Mother`s Day weekend and the weeks that follow are the busiest of the year but I think coronavirus has people out early and wanting projects and also the weather has been incredible,” Walsh-Clark said.

For more information on how you can start your own garden, click here.