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Flower Power Garden Hour

Aug 28, 2021

A plant out of place… this is a universal definition  of a weed. Weeds are many gardeners' biggest nemesis.  If left unchecked they can cause numerous issues in a garden. I breakdown how weeds get to your garden, how to control them and the single most important task to prevent an inundation. 

Aug 17, 2021

Grab bag listener Q&A episode – fruit tree pruning, orchids, hibiscus…..topics include: 

  • Old wood chippings – what can I use for?
  • Orchids – how to treat ant infestation
  • Hibiscus – part is green, part is brown….diagnosis?
  • Spotted spurge – how to mitigate this weed
  • Peach tree – how to prune to prevent...

Aug 15, 2021

The dog days of summer are upon us, and heat and smoke from wildfires is everyday life.  In this episode, I discuss this as well as all August to-do tasks, which compared to other months are not as daunting.  These include your fall vegetable planning/prep, summer fruit tree pruning, and some beginning thoughts on water...

Aug 1, 2021

Doing a bit of summer fruit tree care can go a long way for a plentiful, healthy crop the following year.  I talk to Don Shor, owner of Redwood Barn nursery, about the benefits of summer pruning, what you should be fertilizing with, summer pests, how to tell if you watering enough and many more helpful tips. Don...