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DIY GM Ep80 7-Early Spring Flowering Shrubs and Trees

4/20/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is 7 Early Spring Flowering Shrubs and Trees. Spring plants seem to explode with color and texture to give us that sense of rebirth every year, but some plants flower much earlier than others. Which plants are these? Well, here is a quick list of 7 Early Spring Flowering Shrubs and Trees for you. Listen to learn witch 7 shrubs and trees flower early in the...

Duration:00:01:36

DIY GM Ep78 Muscari-Grape Hyacinth: A Mini Plant Profile

4/15/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is GrapeHyacinth/Muscari – A Mini Plant Profile. Muscari or more commonly known as Grape Hyacinth is a great spring bloomer from perennial bulbs that come in many different colors and sizes. Made up of different species, this group of smaller bulbs pack a Spring punch! They add definition and different textures to a garden and their vibrant flowers definitely draw...

Duration:00:01:21

DIY GM Ep79 Muscari GrapeHyacinth - How to Use in Your Garden!

4/15/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is the Muscari-Grape Hyacinth – How to Use in Your Garden. Muscari has various uses in your garden. With its short stature and super bright to lulling clusters of flowers, this is a unique spring flowering bulb that can give your garden that final touch of POP and finishing signature. How do you do this using Muscari, you ask? Listen to learn...

Duration:00:01:42

Ep33 Spring Garden Tasks - How and Why to Weed

4/14/2019
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Are you ready for Spring in your garden, but aren't sure what to do first? Does your to-do list look overwhelming or do you get stressed out just by thinking about all the things you need to get done in your garden? Enter our Spring Garden Task List and our 2nd Annual Spring Garden Boot Camp Challenge! Follow our easy task-list for this spring to get your garden whipped into shape by taking on small bite-sized chunks of time to make your garden look great over the month of April and beyond!

Duration:00:12:39

DIY GM Ep. 77 Top 5 Easter Flowers

4/12/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is Top 5 Easter Flowers! It's April and that means spring is starting around the northern hemisphere, but it also means we are getting ready for Easter. It's a great time of year to think of flowers and how April brings sooo much color to our lives! Listen to learn more about the top 5 Easter Flowers! See ya in the Garden!

Duration:00:01:15

DIY GM Ep.76 – Earth Day Ideas and Awareness for Your Garden

4/10/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is Earth Day: bringing awareness through your garden. Listen to learn more about the history of Earth Day and ideas on how you can bring awareness of Earth Day through your garden including Promote local pollinators and wildlife Visit The Earth Day Network to find more ways to be a part of this or any years Earth Day. Go to www.earthday.org/take-action/ and...

Duration:00:01:33

DIY GM Ep.75 7 – Types of Mulch and When to Use Them!

4/8/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is 7 Types of Mulch for your Garden Mulch is great to promote healthy plants by controlling and preventing weeds, retaining soil moisture, control erosion, insulate plant roots from heat and cold, build healthy soil, and many other reasons. But what are 7 different types of mulch you can use in your garden RIGHT NOW? Listen to learn about and when to use these...

Duration:00:01:42

DIY GM Ep70 v2 How to Accurately Calculate Needed Garden Material - Updated

4/5/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is How to Accurately Calculate Your Garden Material Needs! Every season we add some mulch, compost, rock, garden soil, or other material of some volume to our garden to help keep it healthy or improve it somehow. But how do you calculate how much of that material you will need? Listen to learn what measurements to take and how to calculate how much of any type of...

Duration:00:03:11

DIY GM Ep74 When to Plant Seeds In the Spring!

4/2/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is when to plant seeds in the spring! Spring is here and I know you want to plant some new seeds this year in your garden, but when should you plant them? March? April? or May? Well, it all depends! Listen to learn more when you should plant your seeds this spring in your garden and also how to improve your plants survival! Now get ready to sow your garden...

Duration:00:01:06

DIY Garden Minute Ep73 Biological Weed Control – What is it ?

3/29/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Listen to this episode to learn what is biological weed control and for some great examples to apply to your yard! Also learn about different books available to learn more and get a link to find out what is happening in WA state to control weeds biologically. See ya in the garden!

Duration:00:01:10

DIY Garden Minute Ep72 Non-Lethal Ways to Stop Digging or Burrowing Animals

3/28/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is about how to stop digging or burrowing garden pests using non-lethal methods! Learn about the many different non-lethal control methods to lessen or stop burrowing and ground digging pests in your garden. These animals don't have to be killed when you see their damage in your garden. Listen to this episode to hear the different ways to control these garden...

Duration:00:01:40

DIY GM Ep71 Join Our 2nd Annual Spring Garden Boot Camp Challenge!

3/24/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" This DIY Garden Minute episode is about our upcoming 2nd Annual Spring Garden Boot Camp Challenge! Join our 2nd Annual Spring Garden Boot Camp Challenge, April 1st through the 31st, and get your garden whipped into shape for a great start to the year! Also participate in our first ever contest for our Swag-Bag of prizes (3-total winners)! You can go to the challenge-landing...

Duration:00:01:05

DIY Garden Minute Ep70 How to Accurately Calculate Your Garden Material Needs

3/22/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is How to Accurately Calculate Your Garden Material Needs! Every season we add some mulch, compost, rock, garden soil, or other material of some volume to our garden to help keep it healthy or improve it somehow. But how do you calculate how much of that material you will need? Listen to learn what measurements to take and how to calculate how much of any type of...

Duration:00:01:04

DIY Garden Minute Ep69 What is Permaculture?

3/20/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is What is Permaculture? Listen to this DIY episode and find out what Permaculture is, what the 3-Tenets of Permaculture are, and where to find out about the 12-Design Principles. Also, learn more by visiting the Permaculture Research Institute, And read Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability (2002) by David Holmgren. See ya in the...

Duration:00:01:15

DIY Garden Minute Ep68 Tulip Flower Color Meanings

3/19/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is Tulip Flower Color Meanings! Learn our top 5-Tulip colors and their meanings we want to share with you: Pink, Red, White, Yellow, and Purple. There is so much more to this flower and plant, but not enough time here to cover it all. Learn more by visiting out Tulip Plant Profile at spokengarden.com/plant-care . See ya in the Garden!

Duration:00:01:13

DIY Garden Minute Ep67 Tulips - 14 Different Types to Choose From!

3/14/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is the 14 different types of Tulips! Did you know there are 14 different types of Tulips out there? They differ by flower form, size, bloom time, and stem length. And of course there are many different colors to choose from. Listen to learn the 14 different types of Tulips to plant in your garden and let us know y email which ones you like!

Duration:00:01:20

DIY Garden Minute Ep66 What is Square Foot Gardening?

3/13/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic is What is Square Foot Gardening? Square-foot gardening is a simplified and efficient way to garden if you are short on space and on time developed and published by Mel Bartholomew. Listen to learn more!

Duration:00:00:52

DIY Garden Minute Ep65 What is A Food Forest?

3/11/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Find more one-minute topics at spokengarden.com/podcast. Today's topic is What is a Food Forest? So, you might have heard the term "food forest" and thought what the heck is that? Well, you won't be the first, nor will you be the last, to ask this. Listen to this episode to find out what a Food Forest is and where you can learn more about building your own or where to see...

Duration:00:01:40

DIY Garden Minute Ep64 Daffodil Care - After Flowering, Now What?

3/4/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Daf's are gorgeous and bring sooooo much color to our garden starting about mid-winter for some, and certain varieties will bloom even later into early to even mid-spring!! But what should you do once the flowers are done blooming? Cut the whole plant to the ground? Whatever you do, DO NOT cut the whole plant to the ground at this point. Listen and learn more!

Duration:00:01:30

DIY Garden Minute Ep63 Daffodil Flowers - Top 10 Best Daffodil Flower Colors for Your Garden!

3/3/2019
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This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden! "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!" Today's topic are the Top 10 Best Daffodil Flower Colors for Your Garden! Daffodils' are so beautiful and there are an abundance of flower colors to choose from with some coming in multiple colors. But what are the best flower colors for your garden? Don't worry, we have you covered! Listen hear our Top 10 Daffodil Flower Colors for your garden!

Duration:00:02:11