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Hello. This is our newest, weekly series. The host, creator, producer of this show is a veteran podcaster and the Executive Producer and Host of National Public Television series: Growing a Greener World (currently in its 9th year). (www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com). The site that hosts our podcast show is a companion site to our television show site at GrowingAGreenerWorld.com. Thank you.

Hello. This is our newest, weekly series. The host, creator, producer of this show is a veteran podcaster and the Executive Producer and Host of National Public Television series: Growing a Greener World (currently in its 9th year). (www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com). The site that hosts our podcast show is a companion site to our television show site at GrowingAGreenerWorld.com. Thank you.
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Hello. This is our newest, weekly series. The host, creator, producer of this show is a veteran podcaster and the Executive Producer and Host of National Public Television series: Growing a Greener World (currently in its 9th year). (www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com). The site that hosts our podcast show is a companion site to our television show site at GrowingAGreenerWorld.com. Thank you.

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@joegardener

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678.404.7878


Episodes

082-Finding the Best of the Best Gardening Products and Tools

12/13/2018
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I don’t know if you know this about me, but I love garden tools and gadgets. I’ve always been on the hunt for the best garden gear, which means I’ve wasted my fair share of money on some not-so-great options. For the past several years, I’ve even shared my top picks in my joe gardener […] The post 082-Finding the Best of the Best Gardening Products and Tools appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:50:50

081-Growing Indoors: The Basics of Houseplant Care and Maintenance

12/6/2018
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Now that December has arrived, most of us who garden feel we need to wait out the cold weather to get our hands back in the soil. Seed starting won’t begin for another month or two, but while we enjoy time with our seed catalogs and make plans for next year’s growing season, we can still keep […] The post 081-Growing Indoors: The Basics of Houseplant Care and Maintenance appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:53:31

080-Putting the Garden to Bed: End-of-Season Advice from Margaret Roach

11/29/2018
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Cooler fall temperatures are great for growing vegetables like broccoli, kale and carrots, but they are also a signal that the time to put our garden to bed is fast approaching. Not too long ago, it was believed that the best practice was to tidy everything up – clearing away all remaining debris and making […] The post 080-Putting the Garden to Bed: End-of-Season Advice from Margaret Roach appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:52:47

079-Foodscaping: How to Create an Edible Landscape, With Brie Arthur

11/22/2018
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Have you ever thought about how to grow food without a garden? I’m not talking about tearing out those flowers and shrubs to convert the bed to a vegetable garden. I’m talking about incorporating vegetables in with those aesthetic plants to create an edible landscape. It’s called foodscaping, and my guest this week, Brie Arthur, […] The post 079-Foodscaping: How to Create an Edible Landscape, With Brie Arthur appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:54:35

078-Why Buy Organic Seeds: Fixing a Broken Food System, with Tom Stearns of High Mowing Seeds

11/15/2018
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Why buy organic seeds? How much do you even think about the seeds you buy? Did you know that most seeds are grown with a lot of chemicals? You may never have considered the differences between non-organic and organic seed, but after this podcast episode, I predict you won’t look at seeds the same way […] The post 078-Why Buy Organic Seeds: Fixing a Broken Food System, with Tom Stearns of High Mowing Seeds appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:49:40

077-The Beauty and Importance of Native Plants: The Ethos of Mt. Cuba Center

11/8/2018
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You may have noticed that I’ve been focusing on native plants a lot lately. They have so much to offer in the garden – both to you, as the gardener, and to the wildlife in your area. I’ve been an advocate for native plants for many years, but a recent trip lit a new fire […] The post 077-The Beauty and Importance of Native Plants: The Ethos of Mt. Cuba Center appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:51:14

076-How to Create a Bird-friendly Yard

11/1/2018
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Lately, I’ve really been focused on identifying all the ways we can attract more wildlife to our gardens. Diversity in our little, individual ecosystems not only helps us to be better gardeners, it strengthens our environment at a national and global level. With that in mind, I invited Dr. John Rowden of the National Audubon […] The post 076-How to Create a Bird-friendly Yard appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:47:39

075-Top Questions for Composting at Home: You Asked, Joe Lamp’l Answers

10/25/2018
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Composting at home leads to many questions from eager gardeners regarding techniques and best practices. Well this week, I wanted to answer some of those very specific – and common – questions posed by members of the joe gardener community. If you’ve been a follower of The joe gardener Show podcast for long, you’ve heard […] The post 075-Top Questions for Composting at Home: You Asked, Joe Lamp’l Answers appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:59:37

074-How to Have and Care for a Healthy Lawn: Top 7 Non-negotiables

10/18/2018
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Now that I’ve shared my recommendations for creating an eco-friendly garden and a resilient garden during the past couple of weeks, I want to talk about how to have and care for a healthy lawn. I know, to many organic gardeners, “lawn” is a dirty word. Incorporating lawn space is often viewed as environmentally irresponsible, but […] The post 074-How to Have and Care for a Healthy Lawn: Top 7 Non-negotiables appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:46:20

073-How to Create a Resilient Garden: 10 Key Principles

10/11/2018
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Would you say you had a resilient garden? Did it stand up to the challenges of this past growing season? This year has been especially difficult for many of us, and while we’re in the middle of my favorite garden time – fall – I’m also already in planning mode for next year. Each season, […] The post 073-How to Create a Resilient Garden: 10 Key Principles appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:40:24

072-Creating an Eco-friendly Garden & Landscape: 7 Key Tenets

10/4/2018
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Having seen many gardens over the years, I’ve been on a mission to inspire people to think more towards eco-friendly gardening. My experiences led me to write a book, The Green Gardener’s Guide: Simple, Significant Actions to Protect & Preserve Our Planet focusing on creating an eco-friendly garden and landscape. In the book, I […] The post 072-Creating an Eco-friendly Garden & Landscape: 7 Key Tenets appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:42:19

071-Gardening for Wildlife: How-to Create an Inviting Habitat, with NWF’s David Mizijewski

9/27/2018
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Here at the GardenFarm™, I proudly display a sign that designates my five-acre property as a Certified Wildlife Habitat. What does that designation mean and where does it come from? Well, I dive into that with this week’s guest, David Mizejewski of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). David, who considers himself a nature geek since […] The post 071-Gardening for Wildlife: How-to Create an Inviting Habitat, with NWF’s David Mizijewski appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening...

Duration:00:57:24

070-Decoding Garden Advice: Good, Debatable or Just Plain Wrong, with Jeff Gillman

9/20/2018
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Decoding gardening advice is a never-ending challenge. Some gardening advice you receive is good – some, debatable, and too often, just plain wrong. Unfortunately, even the bad advice is frequently repeated by new and experienced gardeners alike. My guest this week, Dr. Jeff Gillman – Director of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, wrote a book […] The post 070-Decoding Garden Advice: Good, Debatable or Just Plain Wrong, with Jeff Gillman appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic...

Duration:00:53:31

069-The Fascinating Facts Behind the Plants We Eat, with Jeff Gillman

9/13/2018
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Today’s episode dives into some of the interesting facts of the foods we all eat. My guest, Dr. Jeff Gillman, is Director of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, and he recently began his own podcast show “The Plants We Eat” which features the unique aspects and history of common garden edibles. We rarely consider, or […] The post 069-The Fascinating Facts Behind the Plants We Eat, with Jeff Gillman appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:55:37

068-Top Predatory Beneficial Insects and How to Attract Them, Pt. 2

9/6/2018
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Last week, we began a two-part series on garden pest predators with Jessica Walliser and discussed the predator/prey cycle taking place in all our landscapes as well as the cues that signal to good bugs that a meal is available. If you haven’t checked out that episode, I recommend you begin there before diving in this […] The post 068-Top Predatory Beneficial Insects and How to Attract Them, Pt. 2 appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:55:44

067-Predatory Beneficial Insects: Feared Foes of Garden Pests, Pt. 1

8/30/2018
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How well do you know the insect world of your garden? Can you tell the good bugs from the bad bugs? Did you know there are prey and predator insects? This week’s guest, Jessica Walliser, used to be a bug hater. As a horticulturist, she was trained that bugs were the enemy, and she spent […] The post 067-Predatory Beneficial Insects: Feared Foes of Garden Pests, Pt. 1 appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:43:32

066-Tomatoland: The Dirty Truth of the Tasteless Tomato, with Barry Estabrook

8/23/2018
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Recently, my podcast featured some of my favorite garden books. In this episode, I talk with the author of one of those books. Barry Estabrook is a multi-James Beard Award-winning author, and one of his most renowned titles, Tomatoland, is a favorite among my extensive library. When I first read Tomatoland, I couldn’t put it […] The post 066-Tomatoland: The Dirty Truth of the Tasteless Tomato, with Barry Estabrook appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:44:57

065-Tips For Reducing Garden Overwhelm, With Margaret Roach

8/16/2018
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Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your garden – by out of control growth or disease or an abundance of crops? You aren’t alone. Nearly all of us feel garden overwhelm at some point during the growing season – and some of us feel that way frequently through the summer months. This week, I talk […] The post 065-Tips For Reducing Garden Overwhelm, With Margaret Roach appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:57:54

064-Tomato Growing Season Lookback: Lessons Learned With Craig LeHoullier

8/9/2018
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Here in the southeast, our warm temperatures mean that tomato season is coming to a close. If you find yourself in the same boat, this podcast is right up your alley. I invited my honorary co-host, Tomato Guy Craig LeHoullier to join me for a discussion about the highs and lows of this particularly odd tomato […] The post 064-Tomato Growing Season Lookback: Lessons Learned With Craig LeHoullier appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:59:51

063-Garden Fertilizer Basics: What to Know Before You Grow

8/2/2018
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Plants need nutrients, but how and when you provide those nutrients can make more difference than you might realize. Let’s explore some facts on garden fertilizer which, when put to use in your landscape, can make a significant difference in the color, production and vigor of all your plants. Fertilizer provides nutrients which are key […] The post 063-Garden Fertilizer Basics: What to Know Before You Grow appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.

Duration:00:42:13