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How to Plant Garlic – 3 Most Frequently Asked Questions {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

10/9/2017
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Planting garlic is the final garden task of my season. I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s one of the easiest crops I grow, and it is one of the most rewarding. But many gardeners don’t tackle garlic because they don’t know how to get started. The good news is, once they do, they’ll see […] The post How to Plant Garlic – 3 Most Frequently Asked Questions {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:27:45


End of season garden clean-up that will help get next year’s garden started out right {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

9/12/2017
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Even if we have planted a fall garden, we find ourselves with garden clean-up tasks from our summer crops. For the first couple of years I simply cleared my land with no thought of how I would prepare the soil — yes, even in the fall — for the next season. What I learned was, […] The post End of season garden clean-up that will help get next year’s garden started out right {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:29:11


Free Produce! Seed Saving for the Hobby Gardener {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

8/29/2017
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You’ve made it through the season, almost, and you actually had a decent harvest. You weren’t sure exactly how this whole gardening venture would work out for you, but you realize you enjoyed it. Sure, you had your failures and frustrations, as all of us do, but you’re already catching yourself dreaming of next season. […] The post Free Produce! Seed Saving for the Hobby Gardener {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:25:40


6 Garden Failures Last Season and How I Overcame Them This Year

8/15/2017
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One of my most popular blog posts this time last year was 6 Garden Failures and What I’ll Change Next Year. I suppose I’m not the only one with garden failures! We all have idealistic visions of how our garden will grow and develop, and we don’t prepare for the challenges and subsequent failures that […] The post 6 Garden Failures Last Season and How I Overcame Them This Year appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:25:58


Top 5 Crops for a Fall Garden {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

8/1/2017
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Some years the thought of a fall garden makes me want collapse in an exhausted heap. It’s hard to think about planting more when you’re overwhelmed and discouraged with the busyness or failures of the season. Other years I approach my fall garden with anticipation and excitement akin to a spring garden. I never know […] The post Top 5 Crops for a Fall Garden {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:15:01


Preserving Tomatoes – Making the Most of Your Harvest {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

7/4/2017
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Despite the odds, you’ve managed to get a pretty good tomato harvest. Now what? Even if you enjoy fresh tomatoes, you might find yourself with more than you can eat. While you may make someone else’s day by sharing your harvest, you may want consider preserving some for the off-season. Though today’s episode of the […] The post Preserving Tomatoes – Making the Most of Your Harvest {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:21:54


Squash Bugs and Squash Vine Borers {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

6/27/2017
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It never fails. In early summer, just as we begin harvesting a few fresh squash and zucchini, some of the most common and menacing insects threaten our crops. Squash bugs, the most common, can take over visibly and quickly. Squash vine borers, though unseen mostly, work behind the scenes, and most people don’t realize they’ve got […] The post Squash Bugs and Squash Vine Borers {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:33:30


How to Control Aphids Naturally and Effectively {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

6/20/2017
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Dare I admit it? I didn’t know what aphids were until last season. Whether I just got lucky or hadn’t learned to identify them, last year was my first time dealing with this pesky pest. Soon I realized they continue to be a problem with home gardeners season after season, and for those of us […] The post How to Control Aphids Naturally and Effectively {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:38:29


What I Learned – Garlic & Onions – 2017 Recap {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

6/13/2017
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When most people think of gardening, the typical garden crops come to mind: tomatoes, peppers, beans, maybe a fruit or some herbs. But more and more gardeners are beginning to see the benefits and rewards making space for garlic and onions. Growing garlic has become one of my favorite crops in the garden, partly because it’s one […] The post What I Learned – Garlic & Onions – 2017 Recap {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:20:25


Advice from a True Beginning Gardener: Interview with Whitney Cromley {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

6/6/2017
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Nothing makes me happier than scrolling through my Facebook feed and seeing my friends’ gardens. But one friend’s garden has a special place in my heart. Whitney Cromley and I grew up in the same church, but we didn’t connect again until years later on Facebook. She began following along in my garden journey, and […] The post Advice from a True Beginning Gardener: Interview with Whitney Cromley {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:43:19


Herb Basics Part 2: Rosemary, Oregano, Thyme, Sage, and Chives

5/30/2017
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Herbs you can plant once and forget it (pretty much) are ones I want to have in my garden. Not only are they low-maintenance, but for the most part I can harvest from them all season long. Picking rosemary in the snow isn’t all that uncommon, and who couldn’t use a whiff of summer in […] The post Herb Basics Part 2: Rosemary, Oregano, Thyme, Sage, and Chives appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:19:10


Herb Basics Part 1: Basil, Dill, Cilantro, and Parsley {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

5/23/2017
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I didn’t plan on growing an herb garden when I first began my gardening journey, but eventually I found myself growing nine different herbs. I had no idea the benefits of growing herbs would far exceed my main purpose: saving money. Herbs are still my #1 crop to grow to save money at the grocery […] The post Herb Basics Part 1: Basil, Dill, Cilantro, and Parsley {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:25:06


Some Like it Hot: Growing Peppers and Okra {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

5/16/2017
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If there are two vegetables I can depend on in my blistering southern summers, it’s peppers and okra. And that’s a good thing. With a great harvest, I can freeze peppers to last us all year long (with only a handful of plants), and okra is so prolific we eat it at least weekly during […] The post Some Like it Hot: Growing Peppers and Okra {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:26:47


The Joys and Challenges of Growing Squash and Zucchini {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

5/9/2017
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Most gardeners I know make room for squash or zucchini. It’s the perfect summer vegetable. Whether you eat it breaded and deep-fried (my personal favorite), sautéed with olive oil (the healthier alternative), or shredded for quick breads, a good harvest of squash or zucchini always makes the garden season better. But growing squash and zucchini […] The post The Joys and Challenges of Growing Squash and Zucchini {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:33:27


Best Gardening Tips from Real-Life Homesteader Melissa K. Norris {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

5/2/2017
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I can vividly remember my very first year as a gardener desperately searching for gardening resources and podcasts. Sadly I didn’t find many that helped me at the most basic level I needed. But there was one I listened to faithfully, and that was the Pioneering Today Podcast by Melissa K. Norris. Melissa and I connected […] The post Best Gardening Tips from Real-Life Homesteader Melissa K. Norris {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:54:57


Overcoming the Challenges of Growing Corn {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

4/25/2017
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It took me three seasons to finally attempt growing corn. It only made sense to grow it, since one of our main goals for having a garden is to grow as much of what we normally eat as possible. I wish I could tell you it was easy and all went great. Unfortunately, it didn’t. […] The post Overcoming the Challenges of Growing Corn {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:21:02


Grow Green Beans to Last All Year {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

4/18/2017
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If there’s one plant I’d say I’ve had the most success with since I began gardening, it would be green beans. I never would have predicted it, though, because my mom never grew them. When I began, I started with literally zero knowledge. My first year I grew both pole beans and bush beans, and […] The post Grow Green Beans to Last All Year {The Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:26:47


Growing Cucumbers {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

4/11/2017
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The past few years I have found myself begging my friends to take my excess cucumbers. I’ve even been known to sneak a bag full on a table at church, hoping someone would take a few home. But growing cucumbers hasn’t always been this successful. My first year I met several challenges — most of […] The post Growing Cucumbers {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:30:57


Planting Tomatoes {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

4/4/2017
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The most popular vegetable to grow, tomatoes find a spot in most home gardens. Whether we grow them for canning (like I do) or for fresh eating, a bumper crop of tomatoes can make any gardener feel like a pro. How do we get that bumper crop? Though we can’t control the yearly nemeses of […] The post Planting Tomatoes {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:39:51


Growing Peas for the Beginner {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

3/28/2017
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It’s funny how the most obvious garden questions seemed to trip me up in the beginning. What exactly was the difference between snap peas, shelling peas, and snow peas, for example? Though I’m still learning the ins and outs of growing peas, I feel like I’ve finally got a good handle on it. If you’re […] The post Growing Peas for the Beginner {Beginner’s Garden Podcast} appeared first on Journey with Jill.

Duration: 00:23:51

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