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October Garden “Walk-Around”

October Garden “Walk-Around” 150 150 Stein

Welcome to my October garden and a virtual “walk-around”. From experiences in the past I…

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monocots (and other geeky ways to collect plants and design gardens), with ken druse

monocots (and other geeky ways to collect plants and design gardens), with ken druse 150 150 Stein

‘WHAT DO YOU want to talk about when we tape our next podcast segment, I…

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smarter composting (+ some gimmicks to maybe skip) with u.s. composting council’s cary oshins

smarter composting (+ some gimmicks to maybe skip) with u.s. composting council’s cary oshins 150 150 Stein

HAVE YOU MADE room in the compost heap for all that incoming organic material about…

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native shrubs and small trees, with marc wolf of mountain top arboretum

native shrubs and small trees, with marc wolf of mountain top arboretum 150 150 Stein

I’M ALWAYS LOOKING for more places to tuck native plantings. My current mission is along…

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What should you grow? (Part 2 Keeping Gardening Simple)

What should you grow? (Part 2 Keeping Gardening Simple) 150 150 Stein

Much of what you decide to grow depends on why you garden. If you’re a…

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why and when to divide perennials, with ken druse (and tales of his latest flood)

why and when to divide perennials, with ken druse (and tales of his latest flood) 150 150 Stein

I’VE BEEN SCOUTING around in my garden for orphaned plants, ones that used to be…

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winter sowing of native plants, with heather mccargo of wild seed project

winter sowing of native plants, with heather mccargo of wild seed project 150 150 Stein

TIME FOR A LESSON in winter sowing—sowing seeds in fall and early winter outside in…

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matching light to houseplants, with house plant journal’s darryl cheng

matching light to houseplants, with house plant journal’s darryl cheng 150 150 Stein

THE DAYS are getting shorter, and in my Northern garden, they’re growing cooler, too. I…

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caterpillar clinic (plus magnolia scale), with the morton arboretum’s julie janoski

caterpillar clinic (plus magnolia scale), with the morton arboretum’s julie janoski 150 150 Stein

TODAY’S GUEST answers even more Urgent Garden Questions each year than I do, in her…

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vegetable diseases: basil and cucurbit downy mildews, with cornell’s meg mcgrath

vegetable diseases: basil and cucurbit downy mildews, with cornell’s meg mcgrath 150 150 Stein

HERE’S HOW my head, which is always lost in the garden, I guess, works: The…

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dividing and editing perennials, with wethersfield’s toshi yano

dividing and editing perennials, with wethersfield’s toshi yano 150 150 Stein

MAYBE YOU, like I do, have certain perennial beds that could use editing and some…

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how texture and variegation beat august’s garden lull, with ken druse

how texture and variegation beat august’s garden lull, with ken druse 150 150 Stein

KEN DRUSE called the other day to say that he and his garden have the…

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stay safe: horticultural vinegar and how to read any pesticide label, with noelle orloff

stay safe: horticultural vinegar and how to read any pesticide label, with noelle orloff 150 150 Stein

IN A RECENT industry newsletter, I saw a link to a story about the herbicide…

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native ferns and how to propagate them, with uli lorimer

native ferns and how to propagate them, with uli lorimer 150 150 Stein

BY THE TIME we hit August, some plants in the garden are a little beat…

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Buckwheat as a Cover Crop – Techniques to Simplify

Buckwheat as a Cover Crop – Techniques to Simplify 150 150 Stein

Currently I’m planting buckwheat in the garden as a cover crop in beds that contained…

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the mint family and some unexpected members, with ken druse

the mint family and some unexpected members, with ken druse 150 150 Stein

DON’T ANSWER this question too quickly; take your time and think it over. How many…

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‘best friend’ tropical plants, with marianne willburn

‘best friend’ tropical plants, with marianne willburn 150 150 Stein

I WAS AT THE local garden center the other day, when a truck full of…

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‘birdpedia,’ with chris leahy

‘birdpedia,’ with chris leahy 150 150 Stein

HOW MANY BIRD SPECIES are there in the world and how many individual birds? And…

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‘natural community gardening,’ with patrick mcmillan of heronswood

‘natural community gardening,’ with patrick mcmillan of heronswood 150 150 Stein

I’VE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD to connecting with Patrick McMillan, who last October took over as…

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monkey puzzle trees and other oddball edibles, with nate kleinman

monkey puzzle trees and other oddball edibles, with nate kleinman 150 150 Stein

I HAVE A FASCINATION for seeds of unusual edibles from around the world, and the…

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