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A WAY TO GARDEN is the horticultural incarnation of Margaret Roach

A WAY TO GARDEN is the horticultural incarnation of Margaret Roach
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A WAY TO GARDEN is the horticultural incarnation of Margaret Roach

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English


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A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – January 14, 2019 – Tom Sterns on Lettuce

1/12/2019
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I don’t want my salad delivered in a plastic box or to pay a ransom price per pound either, meaning I want to produce homegrown as many months of the year as I can. Today’s topic is how to plant... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:06

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – January 7 2019 – Sonja Birthisel on Solarization

1/6/2019
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Soil Solarization vs. Weeds: An article about soil solarization for weed control, the practice of covering beds or fields with plastic to keep down unwanted plants, caught my attention last summer. It was published on the Cooperative Extensions online home... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:19

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – December 31, 2018 – Best of Beneficial Plants and Insects

12/28/2018
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Beneficial Insects Best-of: What are insects thinking–or if that sounds like I’m anthropomorphizing, what at least are insects desiring? The more we humans seek pollinator connections in our gardens, and strive to create a piece of habitat and not just... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:14

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – December 24, 2018 – Best Design Ideas of 2018

12/21/2018
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Best design ideas 2018: The garden might be mostly sleeping where I live, but it’s not out of mind by any means. I keep going back to a couple of conversations that I had on my public-radio program and podcast... Read More ›

Duration:00:21:55

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – December 17, 2018 – Ken Druse Q&A

12/14/2018
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Flowering Houseplants and More: What really perplexed or downright frustrated gardeners in 2018? I asked that recently on Facebook and elsewhere, harvesting the final crop of Urgent Garden Questions for the year, and Ken Druse helped answer them as we... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:27

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Monday December 10 – Leslie Halleck on Growing Under Lights

12/8/2018
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Indoor Plant Lights: My houseplants are sulking, whispering among themselves about “Why doesn’t that woman get us some more light in here?” And then before I know it, seed-starting season will begin with leeks and onions, but what’s the right... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:17

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Mon Dec 3 – Ali Stafford on 2018’s Top Cookbooks

11/30/2018
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Top 2018 cookbooks: Cookbook author and food blogger Alexandra Stafford of alexandracooks dot com and I have declared it so: The Twelve Days Of Cookbooks begins now, as in perfect gift picks for holiday giving. Last year around holiday gifting time, my... Read More ›

Duration:00:26:00

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – November 26 – Native Plant Conservation with Robert Naczi

11/23/2018
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Native plant conservation: When you’re talking plants and not people, how do you figure out who lives where? You can’t send census takers door to door to get a head count, but doing so is a critical step in devising... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:41

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – November 19, 2018 – Reduce Food Waste with the James Beard Foundation

11/17/2018
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WASTE NOT COOKBOOK: Having been raised in the presence of a Depression-era grandmother who even went to college to study home economics, I have a built-in thing about food waste. So I was delighted to see a new cookbook... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:26

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – November 12 – Innumerable Insects with Michael Engel

11/9/2018
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Innumerable Insects: Before I saw it myself, a reader alerted me that she’d come upon a new book I shouldn’t miss, called “Innumerable Insects.” “I’m just a nurse interested in the world, not a biologist.” said Teresa in her kind... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:13

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – November 5, 2018 – Vegetable Soup Ideas with Ali Stafford

11/2/2018
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Vegetable soup ideas: Strange but true, though I’ve been following a vegetarian diet for decades already, it wasn’t until just a few years ago that I finally mastered a really good version of vegetable soup. Now I’m gradually extending my... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:30

A Way to Garden with Margret Roach – October 29, 2018 – Ken Druse Q & A

10/27/2018
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Q&A: Clivia, chestnuts, staking–Yes, it’s us again, me and Ken Druse, here to answer your latest crop of Urgent Garden Questions. We covered topics as diverse as using landscape fabric (or not!); viburnum leaf beetle; blooming and then overwintering Clivia; artistic... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:51

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Oct 22, 2018 – Pumpkin Recipes from Lucinda Scala Quinn

10/20/2018
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Winter squash: I’m mad about winter squash—about pumpkins—and so is my former “Martha Stewart Living” colleague Lucinda Scala Quinn, who you may know as author of the “Mad Hungry” cookbooks, and a former host of the PBS series “Everyday Food,”... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:31

A Way to Garden with Margret Roach – Oct 15, 2018 – Kathryn Schneider on Better Birding

10/12/2018
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Better birding: For a lot of us gardeners, our connection to birds perhaps started with, or maybe even still centers on, putting up the bird feeder. Kathryn Schneider, wants to nurture us to move from bird watcher to birder, and... Read More ›

Duration:00:23:56

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Oct 8, 2018 – Eliot Coleman on Organic Growing

10/6/2018
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Eliot Coleman: What are our vegetable garden “pests” trying to tell us, and how can we move past the mindset of it being all about us against them, and knee-jerk interventions with some so-called “remedy” every time they show up?... Read More ›

Duration:00:23:16

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Oct 1, 2018 – Dahlias with Roger Davis of Longwood

9/29/2018
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Late in the season, when all else in the flower garden is losing its head, dahlias are coming on strong and having their moment–not just in backyards, but at competitions around the country. The 52nd annual American Dahlia Society national... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:39

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Sept 24 – Ken Druse Garden Q & A

9/22/2018
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Wonder how to get ready for the mad stash—just how to prep and where to put away all those tender plants to hopefully make it to next year? Or maybe you wonder about what went wrong with your hydrangeas if... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:59

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Sept 17 – Tovah Martin on Senses and Seasons

9/16/2018
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We’re at a cusp—the coming of fall—and that is not a time to lament, but rather to take in what the new season and the one beyond it have to offer, each to its own. So says Margaret, and so... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:33

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Sept 10 – Broaden Your Plant Palette with Andy Brand

9/7/2018
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Zen masters call it beginner’s mind, the state of being free from preconceived views and willing to learn—a state they encourage us to cultivate, though it can be disconcerting. Sometimes we’re thrown into that not-knowing mind by a change in... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:13

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – Sept 3 – Grow Great Greens with Gayla Trail

9/2/2018
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She doesn’t have greenhouses or even a giant garden, but Toronto-based Gayla Trail, a.k.a. You Grow Girl, has plenty of homegrown leafy greens to eat over a very long season—including some wild varieties I bet you’ve never tried. Last time... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:57