Garden America - Gardening Podcast & Talk Radio Show

Garden America - Gardening Podcast & Talk Radio Show

Welcome to Garden America - the foremost gardening podcast and talk radio show in the nation and beyond. We are your go-to expert for garden illumination from coast to coast. Going beyond basic tips, Garden America delves into the science and culture that result in genuine and rewarding growing experiences. If you have any garden-related questions on your mind, feel free to reach out to us. Join us live every Saturday at 8:05 am Pacific Time on Facebook Live for hands-on advice, insights into biological breakthroughs, and reliable product information from our esteemed garden gurus. WEBSITE: https://www.gardenamerica.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/gardenamericashow/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gardenamericaradioshow/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/GardenAmericaRadioShow TWITTER: https://twitter.com/gardenliferadio TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@gardenamerica

Episodes

April 13, 2024 74 mins
Since 1998, Agrowinn Fertilizers has been committed to increasing the health of humans and the health of the planet by creating the highest quality soil amendments. They sell more than 100 tons a year of pure worm castings and fertilizers, along with select gardening products.

Their soil amendments perform well in all growing zones. Agrowinn's products are used by landscapers, vineyards, organic farmers, flower growers, golf courses...
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Since 1998, Agrowinn Fertilizers has been committed to increasing the health of humans and the health of the planet by creating the highest quality soil amendments. They sell more than 100 tons a year of pure worm castings and fertilizers, along with select gardening products.

Their soil amendments perform well in all growing zones. Agrowinn's products are used by landscapers, vineyards, organic farmers, flower growers, golf courses...
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This week's guest, Scott Daigre is an avid gardener, landscape designer, and founder of the Popular "Tomatomania," an annual seedling sale in California. Scott and Jean Garbee have written Tomatomania! A Fresh Approach to Celebrating Tomatoes in the Garden and in the Kitchen. It is a beautiful and fun guide to growing, preparing, and cooking tomatoes. For both beginners and seasoned gardeners, Scott talks with us about the tomato v...
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Jeannine Bogard's passion for gardening began at the young age of 5 when she started learning the basics of growing vegetables from her neighbor who was a retired farmer. As a graduate of Michigan State University, Jeanine has a B.S. in Horticulture with a Vegetable Science emphasis. Through her involvement with the National Garden Bureau and All America Selections, she enjoys working with this non-profit as they trial and promote ...
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In February, California gardens are a testament to the state's unique climate, offering a vibrant tableau despite the winter season. While much of the country shivers under a blanket of snow, California's milder temperatures allow a variety of plants to flourish. Winter-blooming flowers like camellias add splashes of color. Citrus trees, heavy with fruit, stand as bright beacons in the soft winter light, and succulents continue to ...
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In this episode, we chat with our guest, Dr. Jon Enyart about Project Wildlife of the San Diego Humane Society.

Since 1972, Project Wildlife's dedicated staff and volunteers have given injured, orphaned, and sick wild animals a second chance at life. This commitment to helping wild animals has grown tremendously and Project Wildlife is now one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation organizations in the country. Their mission is to i...
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In this episode, we take a journey into the world of house plants, exploring the current craze that has captivated plant enthusiasts worldwide. We also dive into tips and care techniques for maintaining a thriving indoor garden, sharing insights on choosing the right plants, optimal lighting conditions, and effective watering schedules.

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Danielle Moher is based in San Diego, California and she is an owner at Botanically Crafted Landscapes. She holds an Associate of Landscape Architecture from Southwestern Community College. Bringing experience from previous roles at landscape companies, Danielle provides a full-service landscape design/build company with a hands-on approach to creating custom designs rich in material, craftsmanship, & climate-friendly plant cho...
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Join Garden America LIVE every Saturday from 8-10 AM Pacific Time. Tune in to ask questions, converse with fellow gardeners, or just enjoy the show. You can also catch up by listening to our free gardening podcasts on all major platforms or our website.

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Ed Laivo has been the sales and marketin...
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John Clements has been a horticultural professional for 45 years. He’s a former nursery owner, gardener to the rich and famous, horticulturalist, commercial fruit tree farmer, garden writer, agricultural historian, administrator of the San Diego Gardener Facebook group, and Horticulture Manager at the 37-acre San Diego Botanic Garden. Today, John joins us in studio!

Join Garden America LIVE every Saturday from 8-10 AM Pacific Time. ...
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In this episode, we prepare for the holidays, talk about our upcoming Costa Rica journey, and address gardening questions from our live listeners.

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Join Garden America LIVE on Facebook every Saturday from 8-10 AM Pacific Time. Tune in to ask questions, converse with fellow gardeners, or jus...
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In this episode, we dive into the world of cyclamen flowering plants, talk about our upcoming Costa Rica journey, and address gardening questions from our live listeners.

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Costa Rica Trip with Garden America: https://www.gardenamerica.com/tropical-costa-rica-trip-with-garden-america/
Fertilome: https://www.fertilome.com/
Fun Gardener Personality Quiz: https://www.gardenamerica.com/what-type-of...
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Janet Sluis is a Berkeley-based horticulturist specializing in low-water, regionally appropriate, easy-care plants. Focused on replacing thirsty, labor-intensive varieties with colorful, resilient alternatives, she works with plant breeders all over the world. Her plant collection test garden is featured in The Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings and can be visited in person as part of the Sunset test gardens at Corne...
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In this episode, we dive into the world of gardening personalities, explore the significance of pollination and the vital role bees play, talk about our upcoming Costa Rica journey, and address gardening questions from our live listeners.

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https://www.gardenamerica.com/what-type-of-gardener-are-you-quiz/ https://www.gardenamerica.com/tropical-costa-rica-trip-with-garden-america/ https://www.fe...
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Have lawns in California been disparaged unfairly? Grass absorbs greenhouse gas and converts it into life-giving oxygen. It does this at a much higher rate than native plants because grass has a higher leaf density and a faster growth rate. A 2500-square-foot lawn converts enough carbon dioxide into oxygen to sustain a family of four! Grass also absorbs particulates and some of the worst atmospheric pollutants such as sulfur dioxid...
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Scott Daigre is an avid gardener, landscape designer, and founder of the Popular "Tomatomania," an annual seedling sale in California. Scott and Jean Garbee have written Tomatomania! A Fresh Approach to Celebrating Tomatoes in the Garden and in the Kitchen. It's a beautiful and fun guide to growing, preparing, and cooking tomatoes.

For both beginners and seasoned gardeners, Scott will be giving us a recap of this year's tomato seaso...
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It's often easy to spot an insect problem and even easier to tell when they are under control. As our gardens move into the cooler parts of the year many plants may be infected with fungal or bacterial diseases. Today's guest is Andrew Dannenberger, who has been involved in Horticulture and the Lawn & Garden business for over thirty-five years, from his time at the World Famous San Diego Zoo to distributing products across the ...
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Gina Richardson began her gardening career at the age of 16, working in the Carlsbad store of the Nurseryland chain of garden centers. From there she became a crew leader for the merchandising team of Armstrong Garden Centers. It was here that Gina honed her garden design ideas and the simple skills for creating color-themed gardens.

When covid struck, Gina moved with her husband and two children from southern California to Meridian...
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October gardens stand as a poignant testament to nature's ever-evolving canvas. As the fiery hues of autumn begin to adorn the trees, the garden transitions from the exuberance of summer to a quieter, more reflective phase. Many perennials are putting on their final show, while fall-blooming plants like chrysanthemums and asters burst forth in a symphony of color. Vegetables like pumpkins, squashes, and root crops await harvest. Th...
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In the early 1980s, Gregg Lowery's passion for old roses began to develop into one of the world's great collections. The rose collection was developed through gifts of plant material from then still-existent old gardens or small nurseries in the United States, from cuttings propagated from old plants discovered in California and other states at abandoned homesteads, old cemeteries and the like, and by purchasing and importing culti...
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