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Green Acres Garden Podcast is the podcast that’ll teach budding gardeners like you to grow your green thumb. But whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned horticulturalist, you’re sure to learn something new. Get to know Kevin and Austin as they have conversations with community gardeners and gurus at Green Acres Nursery & Supply—they'll answer questions you didn't know you had.

Green Acres Garden Podcast is the podcast that’ll teach budding gardeners like you to grow your green thumb. But whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned horticulturalist, you’re sure to learn something new. Get to know Kevin and Austin as they have conversations with community gardeners and gurus at Green Acres Nursery & Supply—they'll answer questions you didn't know you had.

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Green Acres Garden Podcast is the podcast that’ll teach budding gardeners like you to grow your green thumb. But whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned horticulturalist, you’re sure to learn something new. Get to know Kevin and Austin as they have conversations with community gardeners and gurus at Green Acres Nursery & Supply—they'll answer questions you didn't know you had.

Language:

English


Episodes

How To Create A Sensational Sensory Garden

5/20/2022
Welcome back! Kevin talks with Guru, Marsha, from Green Acres about creating a garden that is a symphony for the senses. Aside from the beautiful garden we all strive for, immerse yourself in your garden to experience the senses through sound, smell, and taste. From the crunching sound of gravel underfoot, to the scent of fresh blooms, to the taste of fresh berries, time spent in the garden can be a sensory delight. Watch on YouTube: How To Create A Moon Garden Green Acres Nursery &...

Duration:00:29:01

Hardworking Shrubs

5/13/2022
Welcome back green thumbs. Looking for shrubs that maintain their composure no matter what Mother Nature brings? Kevin talks with Garden Guru, Greg, about their top choices for shrubs you can depend on. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:26:02

Summer Combos with Annuals and Perennials

5/6/2022
Welcome garden friends! This week Kevin and Austin discuss the wide array of beautiful annuals and perennials you can plant in your garden to add color and interest. Learn about these staples for any garden that are drought tolerant, easy to grow, and ready to go in right now. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips Photo: Daylily

Duration:00:25:04

Create A Tropical Garden Oasis

4/29/2022
We’re talkin’ tropicals this week. Kevin shares his extensive plant list for creating a tropical oasis to get vacation vibes at home. And yes, there are some waterwise options too! Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips Pictured: Tropical Hibiscus with a praying mantis

Duration:00:28:41

Rose Gardening Tips From A Master Rosarian

4/22/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week the team visits the stunning backyard rose garden of Linda Knowles. Learn from a pro how to grow amazing roses with simple tips. Check out the beauty for yourself by watching the Rose Garden Tour on YouTube. Sierra Foothills Rose Society Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:26:40

Stunning Spring Color

4/15/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin sit down in the studio to explore the beautiful rainbow of options you can plant in your garden to add color. Learn about vibrant varieties of full sun perennials, shade loving perennials, annuals, and more to add stunning spring color. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips Pictured: African Daisy '4D Purple'

Duration:00:29:10

Urban Gardening at BUG

4/8/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week the team visits Todd McPherson at the Luther Burbank Urban Garden (BUG) in Sacramento. Todd and his team of students and interns share their tips from the garden and why teaching agriculture to young people is so important. Visit BUG on Facebook Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:27:59

Veggie Gardening Stop & Chat

4/1/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin visit the Green Acres in Sacramento to talk to you and all of the great people preparing their home gardens. Learn what others are planting this season and get tips from the local community on how to be successful this season. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:29:09

Soils: The First Step to Your Gardening Success

3/25/2022
Welcome back green thumbs! A healthy plant starts with healthy soil. Kevin talks with Jim from E.B. Stone™ Organics to take the mystery out of selecting the right soil. Did you know you can build your soil health over time with the right amendments? And by doing so, you set your plants up for success. Learn about important soil ingredients and get tips on what amendments are best for different situations. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook E.B Stone™...

Duration:00:24:39

How to Grow Tasty Tomatoes

3/18/2022
Welcome back garden friends. Tomatoes take the stage this week when Kevin talks with Anthony from our Rocklin location about where and when to plant the flavorful fruit. Get the dirt on their recommendations for soil amendments, feeding, staking, watering, and more. Wondering what varieties to plant this season? Grab your note pad. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Watch on YouTube: How to Plant Tomatoes Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:29:32

Encourage The Good Bugs. Outsmart The Bad Bugs.

3/11/2022
Welcome back gardeners. Have you spotted bugs in the garden and wondered if they are good or bad for your plants? Kevin talks with Julie from Our Water Our World about identifying good bugs and outsmarting the bad bugs. She'll describe some of the damage done by bad bugs, and how plant choices, placement, timing, and control methods make a big difference in creating the balance needed for a healthy environment for the right bugs. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Our Water Our World Green...

Duration:00:27:26

Secrets to Small-Space Gardening

3/4/2022
Welcome back garden friends. Do you want to start a garden, but you're tight on space? This week Kevin and Austin talk about making a big impact when gardening in small spaces. Learn how to utilize the area you have by getting creative, planting in containers, growing vertical, and choosing the right plants. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:25:24

Behind The Scenes at Our Vegetable Growing Greenhouses

2/25/2022
Welcome! Are you anxious to get your vegetable garden started? Join Kevin and Austin as they take a trip to the growing greenhouses at Green Acres Nursery & Supply at Eisley’s. They'll share a behind-the-scenes look at what's to come for warm-season vegetables and herbs. Find out about new varieties along with tried-and-true growing tips from this legendary growing facility. Watch On YouTube: Behind The Scenes at Our Vegetable Growing Greenhouses Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres...

Duration:00:29:07

Simple Spring Garden Planning and Prep

2/18/2022
Spring is in the air. Is your garden ready? Get your note pad...Kevin shares his list of small things you can do now to set yourself up for a successful spring and summer. From planning and preparing vegetable beds, to timely fruit tree maintenance, transitional lawn care, and tool care, he's covering it all. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:28:35

It's Grow Time! Summer-Blooming Bulbs

2/11/2022
Welcome back! Listen as Kevin talks with our guru Greg about planting summer-blooming bulbs because it's time to plant them. Reap the rewards of planting bulbs now by enjoying the blooms that emerge in summer. Not to mention, the vast variety of bulbs available now allow you to expand your plant palette with unique plants that you may not find in summer. Get planting tips for success and learn about three local favorite varieties. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast...

Duration:00:28:00

Kevin's Crash Course on Seed Planting

2/4/2022
Welcome back! This week Kevin gives his tips for planting seeds successfully, including soil prep, planting depth, and timing. It's fun. It's easy. And, starting vegetables from seed is a way to get a jump start on the season with your favorites...but don't forget to include something new in your culinary garden this year. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Watch On YouTube: Growing From Seed Read On: Veggie Planting Calendar Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely...

Duration:00:24:45

Deer-Resistant Garden Tips

1/28/2022
Hey garden friends! This week Kevin sits down with Julie to discuss deer and how to keep the woodland creatures from feasting on your garden. Learn about some of the many plants that deer typically find unappetizing, where to plant to minimize damage, and a few other tricks to keep deer at bay. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Read On: Deer Resistant Plant List Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips

Duration:00:26:11

Growing Your Own Home Orchard

1/21/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin discuss the benefits of growing fruit and nut trees at home. Learn about dwarf and semi-dwarf varieties that are easy to manage and produce a delicious harvest. Use this resource to plan ahead for an extended harvest: Fruit and Nut Harvest Chart by Dave Wilson Nursery Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Sign Up for Email Ads and Timely Garden Tips Pictured: Young Fuji Apple trained as...

Duration:00:28:41

Homegrown Potatoes—Fun And Easy!

1/14/2022
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin travel to the Folsom Green Acres location to meet Kristina where she shares her knowledge of growing potatoes. Learn about the many delicious varieties and how easy and fun growing vertical with spuds can be. Watch on YouTube: How To Plant Seed Potatoes Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres

Duration:00:29:13

Plant to Invite Birds

1/7/2022
Welcome back green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin sit down to discuss the benefits of having birds in your garden and what plants will attract them. Find out what plants from the many options will work best for you. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group on Facebook @idiggreenacres Pictured: Hummingbird nest at our Sacramento location.

Duration:00:25:46