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Flower Power Garden Hour

Dec 24, 2020

Listener Q&A episode -- Marlene answers listener submitted questions this week. Topics include:

  • Roses: Propagate from cut flowers?
  • Egg shells in soil?
  • Christmas cactus: Care and transplanting
  • Boston fern: How best to thin out foliage
  • Crickets/Frogs: How to promote them staying in your garden
  • Staghorn fern: Able to...

Dec 20, 2020

Dahlias can be one of the most stunning and rewarding flowers to grow… AND they are not as mysterious and difficult as a lot of gardeners believe they are. I talk to author and expert Dahlia grower Kristine Albrecht of Santa Cruz Dahlias, and we dive into how to grow Dahlias successfully in your garden. We touch...

Dec 10, 2020

This continues my series of what garden tasks should be on your to-do list for each month. Here I cover the cold and blustery month of December.

  • Spray peaches/nectarines with liquid copper
  • Apply horticultural oil for overwintering pests
  • Plant frost resistance perennials
  • Chard. Kale, fava beans, radishes – all can...