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The joe gardener Show - Organic Gardening - Vegetable Gardening - Expert Garden Advice From Joe Lamp'l

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This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

Location:

United States

Description:

This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

Twitter:

@joegardener

Language:

English

Contact:

678.404.7878


Episodes

204-Hardening Off and Setting Plants Up for Success in Spring

4/15/2021
We’re all anxious to get our plants in the ground, but if we’re not careful and we rush it, we can really set our plants’ progress back significantly. It’s an exciting time in the garden, but also a time to exercise restraint and self-discipline. On this week’s podcast, I share tips for setting plants up for success in spring, starting off with the art and science of hardening off.

Duration:00:45:11

203-For the Love of Composting, with Dr. Lee Reich-Encore Presentation

4/8/2021
Composting is one of my favorite gardening topics to discuss, and I found a kindred spirit in our shared love of composting, with Dr. Lee Reich. He has been perfecting the art and science of composting for more than 40 years. This week’s podcast is an encore of our conversation from a few years back on why composting is a fulfilling activity and how composting challenges can be overcome.

Duration:00:51:58

202-Top 10 Things to Do Now to Prepare the Garden for Spring-Encore Presentation

4/1/2021
The growing season is quickly approaching, and there are a number of things to take care of now to get the best results during the rest of the year. This week, I present a timely encore of my list of the Top 10 Things to Do Now to Prepare the Garden for Spring.

Duration:00:43:19

201-Understanding Regenerative Agriculture and Permaculture, with Dr. Jake Mowrer

3/25/2021
Regenerative agriculture, permaculture and soil health have come to the forefront of gardening conversations in recent years, but for the layperson, useful definitions for these terms can be elusive. Fortunately, to explain this soil and agriculture terminology in an approachable way, my guest this week is Dr. Jake Mowrer, an expert on all things soil.

Duration:00:56:06

200-Monty Don: Behind the Scenes of Gardeners' World, and More

3/18/2021
Monty Don is the biggest name in gardening in the United Kingdom, and this week he’s my guest for the very special 200th episode of “The joe gardener Show.” In our conversation, he shares his behind-the-scenes experience as Lead Presenter of the No. 1 British gardening show, Gardeners' World during a pandemic and discusses the takeaways from his tour of the United States to film “Monty Don’s American Gardens.”

Duration:01:09:52

199-Growing Epic Potatoes: Everything to Know From Before You Plant to Storing the Harvest

3/11/2021
For the very first episode of The joe gardener Show that’s dedicated solely to growing potatoes, I couldn’t have asked for a better guest than Jim Gerritsen, the founder of Wood Prairie Family Farm in Bridgewater, Maine, where he has grown potatoes organically for 45 years. Jim generously shares everything to know about growing epic potatoes, from before you plant to storing the harvest.

Duration:00:59:56

198-Hydrangea Care For Late Winter: Pro Tips for Pruning and More, With Lorraine Ballato

3/4/2021
Hydrangeas are beautiful flowering plants with dramatic blooms that provide color and drama in the summer garden, but they can be fussy if they don’t get the proper care and attention. Proper hydrangea care for late winter is key. Improper pruning and other common mistakes, compounded with difficult weather, can lead to disappointment. Luckily, my podcast guest this week, Lorraine Ballato, is a hydrangea expert who will help you overcome the biggest hydrangea challenges.

Duration:00:54:07

197-The Many Benefits of Building a Naturalistic Garden, with Kelly Norris

2/25/2021
When planting a naturalistic garden, is having more plants always better? If you ask Kelly Norris, my podcast guest this week and the author of “New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden,” the answer is, unequivocally, “yes.” He is an advocate for biodiverse, abundant landscapes that use every square foot to its maximum potential.

Duration:01:00:12

196-The Science of Lighting Plants Indoors, with Leslie Halleck-Encore Presentation

2/18/2021
The science behind the relationship between plants and light is complicated, but my guest on this week’s encore episode explains it in an accessible, easy-to-understand way. Her name is Leslie Halleck, and she is an expert on lighting for indoor growing. In our conversation, Leslie explains what gardeners need to know about light to raise houseplants as well as herbs and vegetables indoors.

Duration:00:57:42

195-Identifying and Controlling Garden Pests Organically

2/11/2021
Before attempting a pest control method that may prove to be unnecessary, ineffective or complete overkill, the first step a gardener should take is to correctly identify the problem. Positive identification of garden pests paired with the appropriate intervention will yield the best results while minimizing or eliminating negative impacts. My guest this week, Susan Mulvihill, has penned a new book on solving common pest problems that will arm you with all the information you need to make...

Duration:00:59:53

194-Easy No-Dig Gardening, with Charlie Nardozzi

2/4/2021
No-dig gardening is a simple gardening method that many gardeners — who were taught for years that they had to till or turn their gardens annually — still have many questions about. To demystify no-dig gardening and explain its benefits, my guest this week is my longtime friend Charlie Nardozzi, a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, and radio and television personality.

Duration:00:59:54

193-Digging Deeper into Seed Starting with Garden Professor John Porter-Encore Presentation

1/28/2021
Many factors affect whether seeds started indoors will grow to become seedlings that are strong and healthy enough to transition into the garden, survive and prosper. On this week’s encore episode, John Porter of The Garden Professors shares his non-negotiables for success when seed starting.

Duration:00:51:33

192-Start Seeds Indoors Successfully-Encore Presentation

1/21/2021
Indoor seed starting time is nearly upon us, and whether you are starting seeds yourself for the first time in 2021 or you have prior experience, I’m certain you’ll find my discussion with tomato growing expert Craig LeHoullier enlightening. In this encore presentation, Craig and I share tips and tricks to successfully start seeds indoors.

Duration:00:53:35

191-Winter Sowing: A Simple Way to Start Seeds Outdoors-Encore Presentation

1/14/2021
Winter sowing is an easy and fun way to scratch the gardening itch in the coldest months while also getting a head start on growing flowers and cool-season crops that will then take off in spring. In this week’s encore episode, I explain how winter sowing works and identify the types of seeds that are the best candidates to successfully employ this easy seed-starting method.

Duration:00:44:42

190-Growing Herbs: The Workhorse Plants for Every Garden, Outdoors and Indoors

1/7/2021
From time to time on the podcast, we’ve touched on growing herbs, but this week’s episode is the first that is dedicated solely to growing herbs. My guest to help us dive into this topic of these workhorse plants for every garden is horticulturist Sue Goetz, whose new book, “Complete Container Herb Gardening,” was published just last month.

Duration:01:01:10

189-How Gardening Enriched Our Lives in 2020

12/31/2020
From a large back yard to the tiniest balcony, the garden is a place of refuge, and never has that been more true than in 2020. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, gardeners new and old have realized the many ways that gardening enriches their lives, and how that joy and satisfaction is compounded when they share their bounty and their love of gardening with others. On this week’s podcast, I’m highlighting a few stories about the bright spot that gardening provided in 2020.

Duration:00:30:15

188-Why Buy Organic Seeds, with Tom Stearns of High Mowing Organic Seeds-Encore Presentation

12/24/2020
Have you ever compared a packet of conventional seeds and a packet of organic seeds and wondered what the difference truly is? My guest this week — to demystify what it means when seeds are organic — is Tom Stearns, a pioneer of growing and selling organic seeds.

Duration:00:53:56

187-The Informed Seed Shopper: What to Know Before You Buy

12/17/2020
Before placing your order online or filling out a seed catalog order form, be sure you are making the best buying decisions. In this week’s episode, I’m sharing tips to help make you a more informed seed shopper. I'll explain what to do before you start, how to process the plethora of seed catalogs arriving at your home or in your email inbox, and the types of seed to look for to meet your needs. I’ll also get into the differences among the various seed companies, large and small, and other...

Duration:00:39:39

186-Why Real Christmas Trees Are Better for the Environment Than Artificial

12/10/2020
Buying an artificial Christmas tree and reusing it for years may seem like a more environmentally friendly option than buying a real, cut tree every holiday season, but when you dig a little deeper you’ll find that real trees are truly the sustainable choice. In this week’s podcast, I’ll explain the benefits of real trees as well as how to care for a live tree in your home so it retains needles and looks great through Christmas.

Duration:00:30:10

185-Restoring The American Chestnut: An All-Out Effort to Save This Iconic Tree

12/3/2020
The American chestnut tree spanned the eastern United States and numbered in the billions before blight wiped out most of the population. In this week’s episode, I’m sharing my personal affection for the American chestnut and speaking with an expert from The American Chestnut Foundation about what devastated this tree and what’s being done to save it.

Duration:00:55:39