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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 Mararet Roach – October 7, 2019 – Michael Piantedosi on Plant Conservation

10/5/2019
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Invasives and Conservation: Sometimes when weeding in my own garden, I get a sense of overwhelm, a feeling that the unwanted plants are winning. So, if a gardener can be daunted, imagine how a conservationist with an expert eye must... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:09

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – September 30, 2019 – Ken Druse Q&A-

9/27/2019
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A Q&A with Ken Druse: The mad dash is on to put up the last homegrown foods and prepare to overwinter tender plants. And this month, Ken Druse and I are answering your Urgent Garden Questions about those and other... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:13

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – September 23, 2019 – Tom Christopher on Wave Hill

9/21/2019
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We can look at great gardens as works of art being delighted purely by the visuals or we can dig a bit deeper as we tour these landscapes and look for clues on how to become great gardeners ourselves. Now... Read More ›

Duration:00:26:02

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – September 16, 2019 – Dan Furman on Unusual Fruit

9/13/2019
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Unusual Fruit: About 10 years ago, Dan Furman joined the nursery and mail-order operation his parents Kasha and David had started in 1989 in Connecticut to specialize in Chinese tree peonies, which are still a mainstay of the family business.... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:55

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – September 9, 2019 – Julie Zickefoose on Bluejays

9/6/2019
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Blue Jay Behavior: Like writer, artist and wildlife rehabilitator Julie Zickefoose, I am particularly fascinated and also often startled by the interface of birds and people. Her latest book, “Saving Jemima,” is the story of an orphaned blue jay and... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:47

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – September 2, 2019 – Ali Stafford on Corn, Tomato, and Zucchini Recipes

8/30/2019
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The backyard harvest is probably coming in fast and furious, and the farmstand and farmer’s market tables are loaded, too. So, what to do with all those gorgeous zucchini, tomatoes, and how to savor every kernel of the fleeting peak... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:29

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – August 26, 2019 – Marc Hachadourian on Orchids

8/24/2019
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Orchids: You can’t live without them, and you can’t keep them alive. I’m kidding, sort of, but who among us hasn’t wished we could do better with a gifted or adopted beauty that just won’t re-bloom, or generally looks less... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:48

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – August 19, 2019 – Ken Druse Q&A

8/16/2019
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Your recent questions ranged from favorite blue hydrangeas to junipers with browning needles, and even birds tapping incessantly on window glass and tackling the weed oxalis or wood sorrel. It’s Urgent Garden Question time, and Ken Druse is back to... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:53

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – August 12 2019 – Brad Herrick on Jumping Worm Update

8/9/2019
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Asian Jumping Worms: So-called crazy worms or Asian jumping worms, several invasive earthworm species that are spreading alarmingly in many areas and degrading soil and natural habitats, are probably the most common pest question I get from readers and listeners lately.... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:49

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – August 5, 2019 – Robert Gegear on Beecology

8/2/2019
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Native Bumblebees: Biologist Robert Gegear wants our help. He wants us to become Beecologists, as in, citizen scientists who help with the study of the ecology of bees. Our native bumblebees, specifically. He wants us to get to know them... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:17

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 29, 2019 – Ronna Welsh’s “Nimble Cook”

7/27/2019
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Nimble Cooking: Each season I ask my cookbook writer friend, Ali Stafford, what new books look exciting to her. And for spring she had one in particular she said I mustn’t miss, “The Nimble Cook” by Ronna Welsh. Ronna asks... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:10

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 22, 2019 – Elizabeth Lawson on Primroses

7/19/2019
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Primroses: What’s not to love about primroses? And I felt that way even before I read Elizabeth Lawson’s deep-dive social and cultural history of them in her new book, “Primrose,” part of a botanical series from London-based Reaktion Books. She... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:51

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 15, 2019 – Ken Druse Q&A

7/13/2019
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It’s Urgent Garden Question time again, which means Ken Druse visited my radio show and podcast to help provide the answers about topics ranging from good and bad materials for making garden paths, to issues with powdery mildew on various... Read More ›

Duration:00:26:04

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 8, 2019 – Kevin Espírito on Raised Beds

7/6/2019
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Raised Beds: I built my old-style wooden raised beds for vegetables about 30 years ago, and they’ve served me well. Lately on social media, I love seeing younger-generation gardeners embracing raised beds, too, but using creative designs and even doing so... Read More ›

Duration:00:26:06

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 1, 2019 – Chris Smith on Okra

6/28/2019
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Okra: If you had told me I’d be reading an entire book about okra, and often laughing out loud delightedly in the process, I’d have said, “No way.” But here I’ve been lately, my nose in Chris Smith’s just-published, “The... Read More ›

Duration:00:26:17

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – June 24, 2019 – Lee Reich on Fertilizers

6/21/2019
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Fertilizers: What fertilizers should I feed my (fill-in-the-blank) plant? A lot of you ask that question, about things ranging from magnolias to tomatoes. Soil fertility, and how to best achieve it, is today’s topic, with long-time organic gardener and author... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:18

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – June 17, 2019 – Tom Seeley on Honey Bees

6/15/2019
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Honey Bee Hunting: Beekeeping is a “thing” in recent years, an increasingly a popular hobby, but our relationship with honey bees goes back much further to one we had as early human hunter-gatherers, following wild bees in hope of finding... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:15

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – June 10, 2019 – Jeff Jabco on Peonies

6/7/2019
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Herbaceous Peonies: Among shrubs, the most common ones I hear people wondering aloud about are hydrangeas, hydrangeas, and more hydrangeas. But when it comes to questions about perennials, herbaceous peonies top the list. To help us learn more about these... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:34

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – June 3, 2019 – Uli Lorimer on Getting to Know Native Plants

5/31/2019
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Native Plants: I hear many times each week from readers or listeners wanting advice about native plants—about pollinator plants, for instance, or making a meadow, or which woodland wildflowers to plant and how to care for them. Uli Lorimer has... Read More ›

Duration:00:25:48

A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – May 27, 2019 – Ken Druse Q&A

5/24/2019
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Garden Design Ideas: A note from a listener addressed to me and my Urgent Garden Question-answering sidekick Ken Druse asked our advice for planning a garden from the very beginning, while his home construction is under way. Well, when Ken... Read More ›

Duration:00:24:17