Spring Garden Tips
Moss Can Be a Beautiful Garden or Accent

september_12_2008Moss, make a problem into a beautiful garden or accent. I answer gardeners' questions on watering roses, lily care and identifying a tree. I'll discuss invasive species. I'll close with information on Moss Acres - a great resource for everything moss.

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Fall Lawn Care

august_29_2008Fall is an excellent time to care for your lawn. In this podcast I give some helpful guidelines to keep your lawn healthy. I answer gardening questions on purchasing a green roof bird-feeder, allium bulbs and tomatoes that are rotting on the bottom. I'll discuss my updated Lawn Guides - Midwest Series.

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Eco-Friendly Lawn Tips

May_8_2008In this podcast I'll share great lawn tips, solutions to common problems and discuss how to be more eco-friendly. I answer a gardener's question about rust on dwarf Alberta spruce. I'll talk about Martha Washington geranium (Pelargonium x domesticum) a great plant to know and grow. Then I outline the differences between crabgrass and quackgrass. I'll finish with some recommended lawn care guides: The Lawn Guide - Midwest Series by Melinda Myers,  The Lawn Guide - Southern Series by Steve Dobbs and The Florida Lawn Guide by Tom McCubbin.

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Let's Talk Lawn Care

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Let's talk lawns! Gardening tips for your lawn that will give you a carpet of green for next year. I answer gardeners' questions on sweet peas and saving seeds. I'll discuss how to prevent crabgrass in your lawn with corn gluten, an environmentally friendly pre-emergent weed suppressant.

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Reviving Summer Lawns and Getting Rid of Wild Violets

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In this podcast I focus on reviving summer stressed lawns. I answer a gardener's question on ridding the lawn of wild violets. Then Kristin Gies joins me for tips on managing scab. I finish off with a favorite product, Grass Fast, a fabric mulch used to establish newly seeded lawns.

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Tips on Lawn Care

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This podcast features tips on proper lawn care. Then I answer a gardener's question on lawn thatch. Kristin Gies joins me for tips on identifying and managing spittlebugs. I finish off with a favorite product, Milorganite, a slow release, organic fertilizer for your lawn and garden.

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