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Flower Power Garden Hour

Jan 27, 2022

Biochar. You may have heard of it or it may be a new term for some of you. I was doubtful of its claims until I had the pleasure of listening to USDA Senior Soil Scientist Dr. Deborah Page-Dumroese present a talk. She was kind enough to join me on this episode and discuss everything biochar. She discusses her years long...

Jan 16, 2022

A wide range of topics addressing questions submitted by listeners.  Including:

  • Broccoli clusters – why are mine loose as opposed to tightly packed
  • Citrus – can they be pruned in winter
  • Asparagus – how to trim
  • Succulents – should they be brought inside during winter
  • Broken limb on a tree – can a damaged tree...

Jan 12, 2022

Here in northern California, it has been a cold and thankfully wet winter.  As we are at the season midpoint, here is January’s to do list.

  • Prune roses
  • Spray fruit trees – liquid copper, dormant oil
  • Clean up old fruit
  • Plant bare-root fruit trees, grapes, blueberries, asparagus
  • Hold off on pruning fruit trees
  • Plant:...