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44. When to Sow Your Seeds & Herb Gardening

2/14/2018
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We encourage to buy seeds and establish your own gardens. For the inexperienced seed starter, we give many tips when to start your seeds and beyond. Listen to this episode and or refer to episode 5 in our archives for all the tips you need. Herbs are a great part of our world. Herbs are easily grown. Herbs should be in every garden. This episode we begin talks about herbs. We will produce many more herb shows in the near future. The herb, who, what, when, where and...

Duration:00:54:17

43. Seed Sprouting

1/29/2018
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Seed sprouts added to any dish in the kitchen is a wonderful thing. Very simple to do but must follow a few strict rules. The right seed in sterile containers. Listen along as we outline the do’s and don’ts of sprouting seeds. January 31 a full super blue moon with an eclipse. The worlds oceans will be rocking. Gardening in schools coming to life in my community.

Duration:01:03:55

42. Wash, Wash, Wash...

1/22/2018
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Do yourself and family a favor by washing all the produce prior to consuming. Fruits, vegetables and all leafy greens. Most food born illness is preventable. This includes all the so-called pre-washed bags of leafy greens. Be wary of the convenient vegetable and fruit platters with dip. Purchase the fruits and vegetables and wash and prepare your own. Have a listen as we discuss everything you should know. A great big thank you to all our dedicated listeners. Happy gardening...

Duration:00:56:15

42. Wash, Wash, Wash…

1/22/2018
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Do yourself and family a favor by washing all the produce prior to consuming. Fruits, vegetables and all leafy greens. Most food born illness is preventable. This includes all the so-called pre-washed bags of leafy greens. Be wary of the convenient vegetable and fruit platters with dip. Purchase the fruits and vegetables and wash and prepare your own. Have a listen as we discuss everything you should know. A great big thank you to all our dedicated listeners. Happy gardening...

Duration:00:56:15

40. Year-End Review

12/12/2017
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Duration:01:07:24

38. McGill Law Students and Ruffed Grouse

10/26/2017
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This episode we discuss my talks about Aboriginal affairs I will have with 180 McGill University law students. Preparing all organic wild game bird and spaghetti squash. Andy is out of the closet with his professional career

Duration:01:13:53

36. Aussie Tomato Gardening Tips

9/27/2017
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With episode 32, we had fun and shared gardening tips for our Australian listeners. Since we have picked up many new Australian listeners. So we share more gardening tips with the Aussies as they head into spring. Tons of banter in this episode. Please do have a listen.

Duration:01:25:46

35. Spring-Flowering Bulbs in the Fall & Perils of the Ash Tree

9/20/2017
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Now is the time to prepare for your spring time garden flower show. From tulips to hyacinths. Listen along as we discuss all the tips one needs to plan and plant your spring flowering bulbs this fall. The perils of the ash tree by the emerald ash borer. It will be an uphill battle to save the ash tree. Karmageddon continues.

Duration:00:27:07

34. Seed Saving

9/12/2017
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Harvesting seeds from your vegetable and ornamental garden is easier than you think. Listen along as we discuss all the methods for harvesting, drying and fermenting and storing seeds. Hurricane Irma, all the best to those affected for a quick recovery.

Duration:00:55:38

33. Late-Season Harvesting & Harvesting Herbs

9/5/2017
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We are in harvest season here in our zone 5 region. We are only weeks away from our first frost. Listen along as we discuss removing any newly developing fruit from your plants as they will never mature in time before that first frost. Herbs, herbs, herbs from your garden. All the tips and methods for preserving your herbs for all your kitchen needs all winter long. My 1967 television debut.

Duration:01:17:21

32. Australia & Hurricane Harvey

9/1/2017
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Thanks to all our Australian listeners. As we wind down our gardens in Canada, Australia is gearing up for a new planting season. This segment dedicated to Australian Gardens 2017-18. Hurricane Harvey. The worst of the worst. My 15 years on CJAD radio. The good, the bad and the ugly.

Duration:01:29:18

31. Tomato Recipes & Microbursts

8/24/2017
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Garden fresh Heirlooms tomatoes are now ripe for the picking. Listen along as we discuss tomato recipes. Bruschetta to tomato pie. A micro burst erupts in Andy's back yard. Major tree damage in one of NDG's finest parks. The infamous Silver Maple rears its ugly head.

Duration:01:11:39

30. Tomato Ripening & Pie Dough

8/15/2017
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When will my tomatoes begin to ripen? The best method to ripen tomatoes is patience. The dying art of the home baked pie. Listen as we discuss homemade pie dough. Your home baked pie is as only as good as its flaky pie crust.

Duration:01:06:17

29a. Apology Show 2

7/18/2017
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Duration:00:02:14