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Farmer Fred interviews garden experts from throughout Northern and Central California, tackles your gardening questions and problems, and offers prizes for answers to the weekly "Garden Grappler".

Farmer Fred interviews garden experts from throughout Northern and Central California, tackles your gardening questions and problems, and offers prizes for answers to the weekly "Garden Grappler".
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Location:

Rancho Cordova, CA

Genres:

Gardening

Description:

Farmer Fred interviews garden experts from throughout Northern and Central California, tackles your gardening questions and problems, and offers prizes for answers to the weekly "Garden Grappler".

Language:

English

Contact:

916 576 1578


Episodes

KFBK Garden Show 1/19/14

1/19/2014
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Farmer Fred and Sacramento's Organic Gardening Advocate Steve Zien discuss ways gardeners can reduce the amount of watering in their landscapes. How many times will Fred say "Loose Your Lawn"? The over/under at the Vegas books is 6.

Duration: 01:10:42


KFBK Garden Show 1/12/14

1/12/2014
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Farmer Fred and Sacramento Bee Garden writer Debbie Arrington discuss strategies for dealing with watering restrictions during the drought. Master Gardener Shannon Gordon talks about the upcoming pruning clinic at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.

Duration: 00:34:09


KFBK Garden Show 1/5/14

1/5/2014
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Farmer Fred and Consulting Rosarians Baldo Villegas and Charlotte Owendyk discuss winter rose care, including pruning existing roses and planting bare root roses. Food Writer Gwen Schoen Talks about January recipes from the garden.

Duration: 01:19:54


KFBK Garden Show - Replay 12/29/13

12/29/2013
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This is a replay of the KFBK Garden Show with Farmer Fred. He speaks about how to deal with the freezing temperatures and brings along American River College Horticulture Professor Debbie Flowers to assist him.

Duration: 00:52:11


KFBK Garden Show 12/8/13

12/8/2013
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Farmer Fred along with American River College Horticulture Professor, Debbie Flower and Cedar Seegaer of Four Winds Growers offer up garden tips to save your plants during and after a hard freeze.

Duration: 00:51:33


KFBK Garden Show 12/1/13

12/1/2013
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Author Charlotte Germane discusses daffodil planting and care. Is your yard ready for freezing weather? Farmer Fred offers tips and reminders to get your yard ready for the chilling months ahead.

Duration: 00:57:34


KFBK Garden Show 11/24/13

11/24/2013
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Citrus author (and commercial citrus grower) Lance Walheim talks about citrus varieties for our area, as well as that latest threat to the California citrus industry: the Asian Citrus Psyllid. Additionaly, Fred spends 30 seconds explaining how to save your plants from the frost.

Duration: 00:52:29


KFBK Garden Show 11/17/13

11/17/2013
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Steve Zien of Living Resources Company in Citrus Heights talks about getting ready for the rainy season in the yard and garden.

Duration: 00:51:15


KFBK Garden Show 11/10/13

11/10/2013
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Scott paris of High Hand Nursery in Loomis duscusses the best plants for our area that privide fall and winter color. Also few words about olive oil, Japanese maple trees, and more on the KFBK Garden Show.

Duration: 00:53:40


KFBK Garden Show 10/27/13

10/27/2013
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Farmer Fred Hoffman talks with Steve Zien from Living Resources to talk about mid-fall organic garden care. Cooler temperatures are around the corner. Also, how should you prepare your garden to deal with the upcoming chilly temperatures. All that and more on the KFBK Garden Show.

Duration: 00:49:33


KFBK Garden Show 10/20/13

10/23/2013
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Now is time to plant! Warm fall soil temperatures is the perfect time to start growing certain plants so roots can happily grow before it gets cold. Farmer Fred also talks to Prof. Debbie Flower of the American River College Horticulture Department and they take your calls.

Duration: 00:50:34


KFBK Garden Show 10/13/13

10/13/2013
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Farmer Fred talks with master gardener about upcoming FOHC events. Also, Analisa Stewart, consuluting arborist from Arbor Entities, is live in studio to talk about fall tree care. All that, along with a few phone calls on the KFBK Garden Show.

Duration: 00:51:26


KFBK Garden Show 10/6/13

10/6/2013
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Farmer Fred talks with Taylor Lewis of Cornflower Farms about California native plants. They also have an interesting conversation about ceanothus and take your calls on the KFBK Garden Show!

Duration: 00:54:10


KFBK Garden Show 09/29/13

9/29/2013
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Farmer Fred brings on Steve Zien from Living Resources to talk about fall organic garden care. Also, a conversation about fertilizing your lawn, a note from Shellie Perry from El Dorado CA Native plant Society, and a taste of Fred's delicious apples. All that and more on today's KFBK Garden Show with Farmer Fred Hoffman.

Duration: 00:52:18


KFBK Garden Show 09/22/13

9/22/2013
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Now is time to plant! Warm fall soil temperatures is the perfect time to start growing certain plants so roots can happily grow before it gets cold. Farmer Fred also talks to Prof. Debbie Flower of the American River College Horticulture Department and they take your calls.

Duration: 00:50:34


KFBK Garden Show 09/15/13

9/15/2013
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Farmer Fred talks to Consulting Rosarians Charlotte Owendy and Balbo Villegas of the Sierra Foothills Rose Society about late summer-early fall rose care

Duration: 00:52:44


KFBK Garden Show 09/08/13

9/8/2013
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Farmer Fred talks to Travis Gilland Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery and Supply about September gardening opportunities

Duration: 01:00:04


KFBK Garden Show 09/01/13

9/1/2013
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Farmer Fred talks to Sarah Griffin-Boubacar, Mnager of Peacefull Valley Farm Supply about organic gardening. Paul Tasmtaia discusses the Sacramento Begonia Socirty Showand Sale.

Duration: 01:05:12


KFBK Garden Show 08/25/13

8/25/2013
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Farmer Fred talks to Prof. Debbie Flower of the American River College Horticulture Department about late summer vegetable garden problems.

Duration: 00:53:26


KFBK Garden Show 08-18-13

8/20/2013
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Farmer Fred talks to Juliet Voightlander of El Dorado Nursery and Gardens in Shingle Springs about their Sunflower Breast Cancer Awareness Day Benefit on August 24th. Ed Laivo of Four Winds Growers explains how to espalier citrus trees.

Duration: 00:54:58

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