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Flower Power Garden Hour

Jul 3, 2022

July gardening is actually one of the less busy months in terms of number and volume of tasks.  There is a lot of maintenance, but no major, backbreaking work.

We combine the July list on this episode with a deep dive into listener Q&A – with a focus on tomatoes.  If you have questions or need advice on tomato...


Jun 15, 2022

Melinda Price waited years to fulfill her dream of being a farmer. And once she bought her historic farm in Northern California -- the work was only just beginning. Thinking outside the box, she and her partner Simon decided they would try their hand in saffron... the most expense herb on the market. Fast forward 5...


Jun 11, 2022

This episode is the garden To Do list for the month of June.  Summer suddenly feels like it is in full swing, with a rapid to transition to HOT weather.  Time to get your garden tasks done early in the morning. 

Vegetables to...


Jun 4, 2022

California is a big state with many different climates, so it can be a bit daunting when you hear “plant California natives”.  Yes, it’s a great idea to plant natives for native pollinators, birds, insects etc… but how do you know you are doing it correct?  Luckily, Patricia Carpenter and Pat Dressendorfer have...


May 23, 2022

Every gardener can tell when earthworms have “worked” their soil. The soil is more pliable and everything grows so much better. Why is this the case?  Earthworm castings are full of nutrients and microbes which are beneficial for a healthy soil and garden. I talk with Luke Arthur -- founder and CEO of Simple...