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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fall Citrus Guide

12/1/2023
Welcome green thumbs! This week Kevin and Austin discuss the many benefits of growing your own citrus at home. Learn how to get started, what varieties are best, and why everyone should plant citrus trees. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:28:47

Fall Recipes From the Garden

11/24/2023
Happy Thanksgiving green thumbs! This week Kevin sits down with writer and gardener Debbie Arrington to learn about growing amazing food from the garden. Debbie shares what she loves to grow and how it all comes together in her digital recipes available now at Sac Digs Gardening. Check out her collection of Fall Recipes. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:28:03

Growing Your Greens

11/17/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with YouTuber and grower extraordinaire John Kohler to learn how he started cultivating his yard, and how you can be successful in the garden and eat healthier more delicious food. Check out John's YouTube channel Growing Your Greens and learn more on John's Instagram Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:28:51

The Evolution of Gardening

11/10/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin welcomes spokesperson and plantsman Nicolas Staddon from Everde Growers. Nicolas shares what it's like to work in the plant industry, the history and future of gardening and what drives his passion for growing. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:29:21

All Things Houseplants

11/3/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week Kevin meets with Marshall at the Green Acres in Roseville to explore the exciting world of growing tropical plants indoors. Learn when to bring plants inside, best care tips, pest management, and how the industry is able to offer so many rare varieties. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:31:18

Fall Is For Planting: Back to Basics

10/27/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week Julie Barbour from Our Water Our World gives us the essential guide to caring for our garden in the Fall season. Learn the how and why of planting, mulching, watering, and feeding plants that will lead to garden success. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:32:00

Starting a School Garden

10/20/2023
Hey green thumbs! This week is all about the joy and valuable lessons that can be learned by starting school gardens in our community. The team visits teacher extraordinaire Shelby Medlin and the remarkable kids at Grand Oaks Elementary school to find out what they're growing and how you can start a garden too. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:28:17

Japanese Maples

10/13/2023
Welcome green thumbs! This week is all about magnificent Japanese Maples. Austin talks with two friends who recently visited Japan to find out what they saw, and Kevin sits down with his mentor, Eric Plog to learn how to care for these special trees. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:31:52

Starting Your Cool-Season Garden

10/6/2023
Hello garden friends! This week Kevin breaks it down for anyone who wants to start a fall and winter vegetable garden. Learn how different soil amendments work and why you should prep your soil. Then Kevin shares his plant all-stars everyone should grow this season. Green Acres Nursery & Supply Green Acres Garden Podcast Group Learn how to save water while gardening at BeWaterSmart.info

Duration:00:27:45