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The Garden Show with Charlie Dobbin

Gardening

Zoomer Radio’s Garden Show host is noted author, columnist, radio and HGTV personality Charlie Dobbin. She’ll update you with each week’s gardening tips and professional advice, while taking your calls and having some fun with gardening as well. Every Saturday from 9-10am on Zoomer Radio AM740 and FM96.7

Zoomer Radio’s Garden Show host is noted author, columnist, radio and HGTV personality Charlie Dobbin. She’ll update you with each week’s gardening tips and professional advice, while taking your calls and having some fun with gardening as well. Every Saturday from 9-10am on Zoomer Radio AM740 and FM96.7

Location:

Toronto, ON

Genres:

Gardening

Description:

Zoomer Radio’s Garden Show host is noted author, columnist, radio and HGTV personality Charlie Dobbin. She’ll update you with each week’s gardening tips and professional advice, while taking your calls and having some fun with gardening as well. Every Saturday from 9-10am on Zoomer Radio AM740 and FM96.7

Twitter:

@zoomerradio

Language:

English

Contact:

AM 740 550 Queen Street East, Suite 205 Toronto, Ontario M5A 1V2 1-866-740-4740


Episodes

Charlie reports LIVE from Mexico!

5/7/2022
No, Charlie is not on holiday. She's there with a crew taping another episode of doc series Healing Gardens, premiering on Vision TV May 23rd at 9pm EDT. Meanwhile callers in Ontario want to know more about: ants, tree trimming, planting yews on a steep slope, pruning Mandevilla, deadheading bulbs and waking up a trumpet vine. And when can we plant our tomatoes outside? Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:48:51

Catching Up On Emails!

4/30/2022
Charlie and Dean Hollin do the entire show with no live call-in, just email questions that have been piling up. Lawn care, soil amending with organic matter, bird seed debris, rubber tree care, aphid infestation prevention and some suggested vines to replace a raspberry patch. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:47:39

Earth Day 2022

4/23/2022
Callers from all over, with questions from all over too! Transplanting pussy willow, soil issues, crabgrass control, orchids, Amaryllis, butterfly bush, white clover and Stephanotis. You name it we cover it this week on the Garden Show! Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:42:41

Turns into the Pruning Show!

4/16/2022
Lots of calls today about pruning; hedges, roses and overwintering geraniums. Plus whether to replace container soil every year, when to dormant spray and how to eliminate thistles. Spring is clearly in the air! Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:46:57

Lots About Pruning

4/9/2022
Callers are keen to get out into their gardens and do some maintenance. Saskatoon/Serviceberry shrubs, Butterfly bush, Pee Gee Hydrangeas, (herbaceous) perennial Hibiscus, Bougainvillea and climbing roses are on people's to do lists. Soil testing, planting wild flower seeds and more! Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:43:21

Lots to Learn About Shrubbery

4/2/2022
Callers want to know about Ninebark, Elder, Hydrangea and Quince. When to prune to promote flowers and fruit comes up. Along with Amaryllis, and other tropical plant care tips feature this week on the Garden Show. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:45:40

First Show of the Spring!

3/26/2022
Listeners want to know more about pruning clematis, transplanting strawberries, keeping Poinsettias alive and tapping sugar maples.

Duration:00:42:33

They're Not Called Gypsy Moths Any Longer

3/19/2022
The new common name for 'Gypsy' moth (Lymantria dispar) is Spongy moth. It refers to the little brown fuzzy egg masses that resemble sponges. Be on the lookout in tree bark, walls and fences now. Scrape out and destroy! We chat about roses, gro lights, catmint, and best blends of grass seed to use on your lawn. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:45:54

Plant Sunflowers for Ukraine

3/12/2022
Caller Rita, suggests everyone plants yellow sunflowers this year in support for Ukraine. Included this week we talk Hibiscus and aphids, poison ivy, pruning and propagating lilacs, jade plants and snake plants. A bit of garden design sneaks into the show too. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:41:58

It Turns into the Hibiscus Show!

3/5/2022
Calls and emails from listeners who want to know pruning, fertilizing, propagating and transplanting tips for Hibiscus - even hardy Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon). Cacti, succulents, geraniums and Junipers are also discussed this week on the Garden Show. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:46:46

Weeds and more weeds!

2/26/2022
Weeds in lawns and vegetable gardens, emerald cedars that keep dying, planting into sandy soil, choosing vines for a sunny fence, and rejuvenating a rose hedge. All are covered on the Garden Show this week. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:47:51

What to do with lost and now found bulbs?

2/19/2022
An email and call prompts Charlie to share the best way to deal with spring bulbs that never made it into the garden. Overgrown cedars, seed starting, lime trees and gypsy moth control are just a few more examples of what's covered on the Garden Show this week. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:42:56

All About Orchids

2/12/2022
Terry Kennedy owner of Orchids in Our Tropics joins the garden show to share tips and techniques on how to be successful with orchids. Watering, fertilizing, and pruning are just some of the topics covered today. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:43:52

On Birds and Foxes

2/5/2022
Special guest Paul Oliver from The Urban Nature Store discusses all about supporting the wild birds in winter. Frank Proctor calls in and goads Charlie into sharing her story about randy foxes in her backyard. And callers want to know about Christmas cactus' and garden rejuvenation. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:43:57

(Almost) All About Fertilizing

1/29/2022
Questions about fungus gnats, Helleborus, mini roses, geraniums, tulips, Bromeliads, mulch and orchids planted into pots with no drainage are all connected to: when and what kind of fertilizer to use. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:44:01

Wilted Christmas Cactus and What Now with the Amaryllis?

1/22/2022
Dean Hollin (co-host) was warned - it's all about Amaryllis this month. He's even sending me pictures of his flowering bulb! When to prune Hibiscus, fertilize orchids and is hen manure appropriate for indoor plants? All covered on the Garden Show this week! Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:46:35

It's Another Amaryllis Show!

1/15/2022
Callers and email questions continue on the care and maintenance of Amaryllis. Fungus gnats, Bromeliads and wrapping evergreens for winter protection are also covered this week on the Garden Show. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:44:26

What to do with Big Old Houseplants?

1/8/2022
Callers want to know how to cure powdery mildew on African violets, transplant big old Aloe vera, crown of thorns and Ficus plants, and get some blooms on an Epiphyllum. Pharoah ants and Japanese maple pruning are also addressed this week on the Garden Show. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:47:06

A New Year and a New Garden Show!

1/4/2022
Houseplants like Hoya, Amaryllis, Christmas cactus and geraniums are covered this week. Plus we talk about how to control lilac suckers coming up near a foundation. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:50:09

Just Found More Bulbs!

12/18/2021
It's better to plant any found bulbs under the ground before it freezes, rather than trying to save them until spring. Propagating Osage oranges, dealing with coneflower rosette mites and window decals to protect birds from crashing. All on the Garden Show this week. Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio

Duration:00:51:57