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Brooklyn, NY

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Garden designers, Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg of Groundworks Inc, will delve into our human relationship with plants: as food, medicine, fodder and as a source of beauty and inspiration. We'll bring the culture to horticulture and discuss such topics as: botany how to, cultivation, horticultural history, garden design trends and all things generally budding.

Language:

English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 209: Zone Envy – Zone 4

9/19/2017
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This month on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito visit Zone 4 of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, which includes the Wisconsin prairie. A pioneer in the native plant industry and recognized internationally as an expert in native plant community ecology, Neil Diboll has guided the growth of Prairie Nursery for 30 years. He has dedicated his life to the propagation of native plants and their promotion as uniquely beautiful, ecologically beneficial and sustainable...

Duration: 00:55:14


Episode 208: Zone Envy – Zone 5

8/22/2017
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This month on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito visit Zone 5 of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, which includes parts of both Nebraska and Iowa. Del and Alice Hemsath are members of Nebraska's Soil Sisters and Misters Garden Club, which promotes education of the general public about the importance of outside activities for health, supports community projects, and provides education for youth and adults. Kelly Norris is an award-winning author and plantsman from...

Duration: 01:00:15


Episode 207: Zone Envy – Zone 6

7/11/2017
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This month on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito visit Zone 6 of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, which includes Utah and western New York. Geoff Ellis is a landscape architect in Salt Lake City. He was born and raised in Utah and received a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from Utah State University. He is the Past President of the Utah Associated Garden Clubs and currently the President of the Alternative Garden Club. Sally Cunningham is a garden writer,...

Duration: 00:59:56


Episode 206: Zone Envy – Zone 7

6/20/2017
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This month on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito visit Zone 7 of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, which includes our home state of New York, as well as Virginia. Joining them are Dr. Cait Field, Manager for Science and Research Development at Freshkills Park in Staten Island, and Symsi Houser, ‎Operations Coordinator for the Virginia Beach Department of Parks and Recreation.

Duration: 00:51:20


Episode 184: The Archangel of Ancient Trees – Cloning The Giants

3/7/2016
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This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito wrap up their season on horticulture in...

Duration: 00:44:29


Episode 183: The Plants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

2/29/2016
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On this week’s episode of We Dig Plants, host Alice Marcus Krieg welcomes guests Dr. Richard McCourt andDr. Alfred E....

Duration: 00:48:47


Episode 182: Part 3 – America’s Horticultural Heritage – NYC Markets & Amsterdam Influences

2/22/2016
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On today’s episode of We Dig Plantswe welcomeRussell Shorto,an American author, historian, and journalist best known for his book on...

Duration: 00:47:17


Episode 180: Prince’s Nursery Then, Queens Botanical Garden Now

2/8/2016
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In this episode of We Dig Plants, Executive Director Susan Lacerte of the Queens Botanical Garden and former Executive Director...

Duration: 00:48:32


Episode 178: Planting in a Post Wild World

1/25/2016
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This week on We Dig Plants, solo host Alice Marcus Krieg is on the line with Thomas Rainer. Thomas is...

Duration: 00:47:23


Episode 177: China: Mother of Gardens Part 3: The Peony

1/18/2016
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Tune in as Alice and Carmen wrap up their series, “China: Mother of Gardens,” discussing the beautiful peony. Dan Furman...

Duration: 00:50:32


Episode 176: China: Mother of Gardens: Part 2 Camellias

1/11/2016
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How have native Chinese plants changed Western gardens? Continuing their focus on Eastern Asian plants, this week We Dig Plants...

Duration: 00:45:25


Episode 175: China: Mother of Gardens Part 1 of 3

1/4/2016
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How have native Chinese plants changed Western gardens? Find out on a brand new episode of We Dig Plants.Carmen &...

Duration: 00:43:22


Episode 173: Plants with Style: Kelly Norris

12/14/2015
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Kelly Norris is a 20-something, award-winning author and plantsman from Iowa and the first director of horticulture at the Greater...

Duration: 00:52:55


Episode 172: Heirloom Harvest with Amy Goldman

12/7/2015
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On two hundred acres in the Hudson Valley, Amy Goldman grows heirloom fruits and vegetables–an orchard full of apples, pears,...

Duration: 00:43:21


Episode 171: Abbie Zabar of Wave Hill

11/30/2015
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We Dig Plants is getting artsy this week as Alice and Carmen welcome Abbie Zabar to the studio for a...

Duration: 00:50:02


Episode 170: Homesteading Again

11/23/2015
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This week on We Dig Plants, Alice and Carmen are tipping their hats to the homesteaders that settled the country...

Duration: 00:44:42


Episode 169: The Visual Language of GMOs

11/16/2015
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Fruits and vegetables have changed a lot since the onset of agriculture 10,000 years ago, as generation after generation of...

Duration: 00:41:57


Episode 168: Disruptors: A New Botanic Garden Grows In Brooklyn

11/9/2015
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A small patch of land within the 58-acre Shore Road Park, Narrows Botanical Gardens was formerly an overlooked area of...

Duration: 00:51:09


Episode 167: Disrupters: Shaking up the Green Business – Emergent

11/2/2015
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This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking green business with Brienne Gluvna...

Duration: 00:44:33


Episode 166: The Makers of Botanical Beauty

10/26/2015
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Wrapping upthe series on botanical beauty, this week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen welcome the team behind Brooklyn...

Duration: 00:49:36

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