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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.

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United States

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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.

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English


Episodes
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Spring Recipes From The Garden

4/19/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with writer and master rosarian Debbie Arrington to learn how to cook amazing dishes with food from the garden. Check out Debbie's collections of seasonal recipes: Taste Spring Taste Summer Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:31:13

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Gardening with Beneficial Insects

4/12/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with Steve Hazzard from Organic Control to learn all about utilizing predators, parasites, and other beneficial insects at home. Find out how beneficial nematodes, praying mantids, lady bugs, worms and other organisms can make your garden thrive. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:32:58

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Grow Your Own Grapes

4/5/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with the Lady Farmer, Jennifer Thomson of Thomson Vineyards to talk all about growing grapes. Jennifer shares how commercial farmers cultivate success and how you can grow table grapes at home and even make your own wine. Thomson Vineyards Felco Pruning Shears Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:31:28

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How to Grow Rhododendrons & Azaleas

3/29/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week, Kevin meets with Everette in Folsom to discuss the beautiful ancient genus Rhododendra. Everette breaks down how to help these plants thrive, how to provide acidic soil, proper drainage, and pruning. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:29:01

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Spring Into The Garden

3/22/2024
Hey green thumbs! In today's episode the team celebrates the change of seasons and welcomes in the new varieties of plants that thrive in warmer brighter days. Producer Greg joins to share what new plants are arriving in stores, what customers are talking about and why this is the most exciting time of the year. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Spring’s In Bloom catalog Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:31:43

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Tomato Advice from Brad Gates

3/15/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week we release part two from our day with Brad Gates. Brad sits down with Kevin to share his advice for growing the best tomatoes possible. Wild Boar Farms tomatoes are now available in Green Acres stores and by seed from Wild Boar Farms Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:24:00

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March Garden Tasks

3/8/2024
Welcome green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin discuss what garden tasks you should be doing right now to prepare your garden for success this spring. Kevin gives recommendations on plants that are great for planting now, irrigation tips, soil preparation, weeding, mulching, and more. Happy gardening! Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:30:06

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Ultimate Tomato Guide

3/1/2024
Hey green thumbs. This week Brad Gates from Wild Boar Farms shares his tomato secrets, and gives us everything we need to know to grow the best tomatoes. Learn how to prepare your space, promote healthy soil, irrigate properly, and multiply your output by pinching early growth. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:29:09

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Creating Beauty With Container Gardening

2/23/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin sits down with the bright and inspiring Kiki at the Folsom location to learn all about creating beautiful pot ups in containers. Kiki shares how containers are so flexible, her favorite plant combinations and some of her planting hacks. For more inspiration check out these 6 Spring Container Recipes. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:25:11

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Grow Your Own Sacred Space

2/16/2024
Welcome green thumbs! This week Kevin speaks with Trisa Soleil about using plants to create your very own personal space in the garden. Remember to connect with nature, care for yourself, and provide for others by growing what matters most. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:30:50

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Hangout with a Master Gardener

2/9/2024
Hey green thumbs! In this special extended episode Kevin and Austin welcome master gardener, certified arborist and good friend of the show Kevin Marini into the studio. Kevin shares his love of plants and gives advice on pruning fruit trees, vegetable gardening, and worm composting. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:01:00:46

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Ultimate Rose Guide

2/2/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with Master Rosarian Charlotte Owendyk to find out how she gets stunning roses blooming all year long. Learn how to quickly prune a rose with Charlotte's Easy Pruning Guide and find a variety that speaks to you from this list of Bullet Proof Roses. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:26:41

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Starting Seeds Indoors

1/26/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week, Kevin meets with Dave Faoro from Veneto Gardens to learn about growing from seed. Dave shares his advice for following seed calendars, what supplies to use, and best practices to get your plants started for success. Check out this Veggie Calendar to help with planning your garden now. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group

Duration:00:29:43

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Greg's Sneak Peek Into February

1/19/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin sits down with producer Greg Gayton to get a sneak peek of what's becoming available in stores soon. If you're looking to grow something special this upcoming season find your inspiration now and get after it. Topics covered in this episode include bulbs, bareroot fruit trees, roses, perennials, annuals, garden trends, and how to get motivated. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:29:37

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Kevin's January Checklist

1/12/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin breaks down garden tasks to do now to prepare for the upcoming season. Now is the time to plan your spring garden, edit your landscape, start plants by seed, and manage winter weeds with solarization or occultation. Learn to prune like a pro at a pruning Garden Talk at Green Acres Nursery & Supply, Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 10 AM. Get hands-on with learning and keep our city beautiful at one of these events: McKinley Park Rose Garden Pruning Event Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:30:46

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Time for Dormant Sprays

1/5/2024
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin speaks with Clayton Smith from Monterey Lawn and Garden Products to learn about preventative care for deciduous fruit trees. Clayton shares his industry knowledge on dormant sprays and the diseases they help to prevent. It's not too late to protect your trees now. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:30:41

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New Year Garden Hangout

12/29/2023
Hello garden friends! This week, Kevin and Austin welcome Julie to the studio for a look back on the year's garden adventures. The team shares their plans for the next season and celebrates another year of growing. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:57:45

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Epic Gardening

12/22/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin talks to special guest Kevin Espiritu from Epic Gardening. Kevin shares his garden journey starting with an interest in science and plants to helping millions of people through educational content. Find out more at Epic Gardening and Botanical Interests and follow Kevin's podcast The Beet Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:33:33

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Your Own Backyard Orchard

12/15/2023
This week Kevin meets with Ed Laivo the creator of backyard orchard culture. Learn how to grow the fruit you love in your own yard by utilizing Ed's techniques including summer pruning, dense planting, and smart plant selection for successive ripening. Follow this official guide for more details. Let flavor be your guide with these Taste Test Winners Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:29:41

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Plant Smarter with Fruit Sleeves

12/8/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week, Kevin and Austin dive into the amazing world of planting fruit sleeves. Learn how these products give you access to rare varieties and can be a shortcut to planting success. Congratulations to host Kevin Jordan for receiving the Outstanding Educator Award from the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:29:14