With Memorial Day behind us, summer is sort of, kind of, well, is it officially here? Let's say yes. So with summer upon us, it's time to summerize our gardens! We'll talk about our best tips on getting your garden in tip top shape for the coming hot and dry months of summer. Also, Trish will share some great tips on planning a garden design. There is a bonus video attached to the show notes, showing our tomatoes.
ATP Podcast #57: Summer Bulbs Week
May 21, 2014
This week is Summer and Tropical Bulbs Week at All Things Plants, so today we're going to talk about our own personal favorite summer bulbs. Trish will tell us how to know the difference between the different genera of elephant ears. After that, we'll talk about our usual farming adventures in East Texas and finally we'll talk about our exciting new feature on the site: The Green Pages.
In today's podcast, we discuss the ways you can dramatically help your grocery budget by growing vegetables! We focus on the easiest to grow plants that will also give you the most "bang for your buck." We also have our usual other segments, plus a bonus pinboard of bad ideas!
In today's episode we talk about some of our favorite shade plants. Trish shares some of her observations about irrigation, and we have another pinboard of bad ideas segment.
ATP Podcast #54: Weeds? Weeds!
April 29, 2014
In today's podcast we talk about weeds. What to do about weeds? Is there such a thing as a good weed? What weeds can be tolerated, and even used to your benefit? And for the rest, how do you get rid of them? We cover all that, plus the usual segments, along with a bonus pinboard of bad ideas, in today's episode!
ATP Podcast #53: No-Till Gardening
April 18, 2014
In today's episode we have a long conversation about no-till. What are the benefits of tilling your garden, and what are the downsides? How can you garden without ever tilling, and why should you consider that? Listen to find out!
ATP Podcast #52: Talking Daylilies with Curt Hanson
April 11, 2014
We are joined today by the prodigiously award-winning daylily hybridizer Curt Hanson, and will discuss everything hybridizing.
What to do with those empty spots in your garden? Annuals, of course! But which ones? In this episode we'll discuss our favorite annuals that grow fast, get big, and are easy to grow.
ATP Podcast #50: Common Gardening Mistakes
March 28, 2014
With a brand new baby in the house we had to skip last week's podcast, but we're back now! In today's episode we get caught up on the usual goings on, and we discuss a few common gardening mistakes (and how to avoid them!) We also have a bonus segment today on our Pinboard of Bad Ideas!
ATP Podcast #49: Let's Talk Tomatoes
March 14, 2014
Last week was Tomatoes (and Peppers) Week at ATP so we're talking about our favorite vegetable. How do you choose from the huge variety of tomatoes? What's a determinate? What's an heirloom? What do I do about cracking, or viruses? Listen to find out!
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