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Ornamental horticulture & landscaping!

Ornamental horticulture & landscaping!
Host: Mike “Mike the Gardener

landscaping aboutIn this week’s episode Mike chats with gardening expert, Dr. Allan Armitage. Dr. Allan Armitage is a well known award winning writer, speaker and gardening researcher throughout the world.

Mike and Dr. A discuss ornamental horticulture and how the wide range of various plant species play an intricate role in making your landscape not only more aesthetically pleasing but purposeful.

That, and so much more this week on Vegetable Gardening! Continue reading Ornamental horticulture & landscaping!

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Down and Dirty, Gardening 101

Down and Dirty, Gardening 101
Host: Mike “Mike The Gardener

Gardening 101 pic1In this week’s episode, Mike chats with Dee Nash, author of the book The 20-30 Something Garden Guide: A No-Fuss, Down and Dirty, Gardening 101 for Anyone Who Wants to Grow Stuff.

In this episode Dee fills us in on all kinds of great information on what it takes to be a successful home vegetable gardener in the wild weather she faces in Oklahoma.

Dee will tell you about how she keeps deer out of her garden, how to set up a drip irrigation system, and so much more. Continue reading Down and Dirty, Gardening 101

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Groundbreaking Food Gardens

Groundbreaking Food Gardens
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike the Gardener

Mike The Gardener fe_adIn this week’s episode, Mike interviews Niki Jabbour. Niki is the author of the new book Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden as well as the host of the radio The Weekend Gardener, which airs every Sunday on News 95.7 FM out of Nova Scotia.

Niki is a prolific garden writer whose work appears in newspapers and magazines across North America, including Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Heirloom Gardener, Gardens East, Garden Making and Canadian Gardening. Continue reading Groundbreaking Food Gardens

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Plants with Benefits

Plants With Benefits
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike The Gardener”
Plant book downloadIn this week’s episode, Mike chats with Helen Yoest, the author of the book, Plants With Benefits: An Uninhibited Guide to the Aphrodisiac Herbs, Fruits, Flowers & Veggies in Your Garden.

Helen Yoest is an award winning freelance garden writer, scout and stylist for some of the nation’s leading shelter magazines.Her work regularly appears in Country Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living, Carolina Gardener, and many others. Continue reading Plants with Benefits

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Urban Environment Gardening

Urban Environment Gardening
Host: Mike The Gardener

Urban Environment Mike The Gardener 400x3003-27 IMG_17Join us in the Chat Room Thursday 7:00pm/Est. 6:00pm/Ct. In this episode of “Mike The Gardener” as Mike talks with Holly Baird of the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener. Mike and Holly discuss gardening in an urban environment.

Holly will fill you in on some great information if you are limited on space, if sunlight is scarce and touch on some of the plant diseases you may have to face and some tips to overcome them. Continue reading Urban Environment Gardening

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