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Flower Power Garden Hour

Aug 26, 2018

It’s late August which means…time to start preparing and planting your Fall/Winter vegetable garden NOW!! Marlene discusses:

  • Strategy to plant Winter vegetables when summer garden still going well
  • Direct sow seeds or plant starters (small plants)
  • Types of winter vegetables and containers/locations they can be grown...

Aug 12, 2018

A listener Q&A episode this week featuring:

  • Seedless green & red grapes producing very small fruit – why and how to fix
  • How to know when a watermelon is ripe and ready to harvest
  • Avocado trees grown indoors – when and how to move outside
  • Edible weeds – example, Purslane
  • Techniques to propagate a Crape Myrtle from...

Aug 5, 2018

Mutations happen, just ask the X-Men. Zane Moore, a PhD student at UC Davis, wants to know why. More specifically he wants to know what possible long term ramifications can be – an effect known as “mutational meltdown”. Zane’s particular area of study are Albino Redwoods, mutant trees that lack chlorophyll....