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Feb 28, 2019

Find out if you need to soak seeds before planting them, how to grow better root crops, and if it’s OK to put sawdust in the garden. We also talk about sorrel – the weed and the cultivated vegetable.

:34 What’s For Dinner: Sorrel – yes, it’s a weed. Yes, it’s a vegetable. Yes, it’s delicious.

4:10 Insider...

Feb 21, 2019

In this episode you’ll hear about how bees need both pollen and nectar, why you might be able to find Meyer Lemons without growing them, when roses should be pruned and a houseplant called “climbing onion.”

:30 Did You Know: Meyer Lemons might be foraged?

4:02 Eat/Drink/Grow: Making the bees happy with pollen and...

Feb 14, 2019

Learn about the best containers for starting seeds (and it’s not ice cream cones or eggshells), why leaf edges are important, and how to make “juice mousse.” Plus a discussion about how good potting mix can go bad.

:31 What’s For Dinner: Juice Mousse – (no, not moose juice!)

4:04 Plant Noob: What are the...

Feb 7, 2019

Double digging of soil, repotting plants in larger pots, and growing hot peppers, are on today’s episode. Discover starting peppers from seed and preserving them after harvest, plus learn if the “hot lips plant” is for real.

:28  True or False? Double digging – what is it and is it necessary when starting a...