GardenDC

GardenDC

GardenDC is the award-winning podcast all about gardening in the greater Washington, DC, and Mid-Atlantic area. Hosted by Kathy Jentz, editor of Washington Gardener Magazine (www. WashingtonGardener.com). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support

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May 21, 2022 58 min

In this episode, we talk with Jenks Farmer, owner of Jenks Farmer, Plantsman  and author of Crinum: Unearthing the History and Cultivation of the World's Largest Bulb*, all about Crinum Lilies. The plant profile is on the Carolina Allspice and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events.

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In this episode, we talk with Rich Gibson, past president of the National Capital Dahlia Society, all about dahlias. The plant profile is on the Weigela and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2...
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May 7, 2022 52 min

In this episode, we talk with Blythe Yost, Co-Founder & CEO of Tilly, about weeding and mulching tips. The plant profile is on the Dwarf Crested Iris and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted to: https://washingtongardener.blogspot....

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April 30, 2022 60 min
In this episode, we talk with Carrie Engel, Retail Greenhouse Manager at Valley View Farms in Cockeysville, MD, all about annual flower combinations. The plant profile is on the Summer Snowflake and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. The Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-102-annual.html >>> Meet Carrie ...
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April 23, 2022 66 min
In this episode, we talk with Paul Tukey, Director of Environmental Stewardship at Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD, about organic lawn care. The plant profile is on Epimedium and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. The show notes are posted at - https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-101.html Links mentioned in this episode: Shared Roots ...
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April 16, 2022 55 min

In this very special episode, we share a profile host Kathy Jentz then we look back at the last 100 episodes, talk about how the podcast started, and share some of the behind-the-scenes production secrets. The plant profile is on Species Tulips and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events.

Show Notes will be posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/ on 4/19/22.

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April 9, 2022 55 min
In this episode, we talk Amy Highland, Mt. Cuba Center’s director of collections and conservation lead, all about Trilliums. The plant profile is on Candytuft and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogsp...
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April 2, 2022 53 min
In this episode, we talk Nancy Bell, Garden Coach and Education Coordinator at Gateway Garden Center in Hockessin, DE, about native vines for the Mid-Atlantic US. The plant profile is on Lungwort and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes will be po...
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March 26, 2022 57 min
In this episode, we talk Nicky Schauder, co-founder of Permaculture Gardens about permaculture. The plant profile is on Eastern Redbud Trees and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03...
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March 19, 2022 57 min

In this episode, we talk  Heather Wheatley CPH, CBLP, Director of Education at HOMESTEAD GARDENS, Inc. about women in the horticulture industry. The plant profile is on Witch Hazels and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events.

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March 12, 2022 50 min
In this episode, we talk Michael Judd of Ecologia Design about all things related to willows. The plant profile is on Primroses and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Epi...
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March 5, 2022 51 min

In this episode, we talk with Andrew Bunting, Vice President of Public Gardens and Landscapes at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, all about magnolias. The plant profile is on Heath and Heathers and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star...

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February 26, 2022 59 min

In this episode, we talk with horticulturist and garden podcaster Leslie Harris about pruning. The plant profile is on Snapdragons and I share what I picked up at our Seed Exchange as well as some upcoming events.

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February 19, 2022 53 min
In this episode, we talk with garden blogger, author, speaker, and podcaster Carol J. Michel with a light-hearted look at universal gardening truths. The plant profile is on Paperbush (Edgeworthia) and I share what is in my winter vegetable plot as well as some upcoming events. Here are some links mentioned during the show: - Garden Books by Carol J. Michel (note that this is an Amazon affiliate link) - May Dreams Garden blog - Gar...
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February 12, 2022 53 min

In this episode, we talk with Tony Weaver and Karen Olson Weaver of Olson Weaver Lighting Design about outdoor lighting The plant profile is on winter aconite and I share some local native plant resources as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other...

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February 5, 2022 49 min
In this episode, we talk with horticulturist and author Vincent Simeone all about growing evergreens. The plant profile is on winterberry holly and I share some facts about the season of imbolc as well as some upcoming virtual events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other ga...
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January 29, 2022 58 min
In this episode, we talk with award-winning designer Susan Cohan about working with a landscape designer. The plant profile is on hellebores and I share some upcoming local events. The Show Notes are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/01/gardendc-podcast-episode-89-working.html BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode Cred...
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January 22, 2022 59 min
In this episode, we talk with Ira Wallace of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange about seed swapping, exchanges, and tips. The plant profile is on junipers and I share some upcoming local events..  Show Notes and Links: ~ American Rhododendron Society Seed Exchange ~ International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Victoria Seed Distribution ~ North American Rock Garden Society Seed List ~ Seed Swap Day ~ The Timber Press Guide to V...
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January 15, 2022 57 min
In this episode, we talk with Lou Meyer, an arborist with The Davey Tree Expert Company, about winter tree care. The plant profile is on Ginkgo Trees and I share some of the cool things from MANTS 2022. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 87: Recorded on 1-14-2022. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz --- Support this podcas...
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December 11, 2021 53 min

In this episode, we talk with Katie Dubow, president of Garden Media Group, about 2022 Garden Trends. The plant profile is on Aucuba and I thank our Fall 2021 interns. This is the last episode of 2021. We will be back with new episodes in January 2022.

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Episode 86 -- Recorded on 12-11-2021.

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