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Flower Power Garden Hour 68: Vegetable pollination

Flower Power Garden Hour

Release Date: 07/01/2020

Flower Power Garden Hour 81: Listener Q&A...cold season prep show art Flower Power Garden Hour 81: Listener Q&A...cold season prep

Flower Power Garden Hour

Listener Q&A episode -- Marlene answers listener submitted questions this week. Topics include: Holly bush: How can I propagate it? Succulents: Need to move indoors for the winter? Tuberose: When to stop watering and move inside? Nectarine: Liquid copper for peach leaf curl – what to ask for at the nursery? Rust: Has had rust problem for 5 years – annually attacks dahlias & peonies. How to combat? Papaya: Advice of how to take care of? Currently in a pot To ask questions for future shows, submit them at: email Marlene at Find Marlene over on , and  

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Flower Power Garden Hour 80:  Farouche Peppers show art Flower Power Garden Hour 80: Farouche Peppers

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Eight foot tall peppers? Yep -- this is how Jeremy from Farouche Peppers grows his amazingly beautiful peppers. Not only does he breed gorgeous, tasty peppers -- but he knows how to grow for production. Learn how his sustainable, organic approach arose from his need to feed the soil on a budget. I talk to Jeremy about what it takes to breed peppers, what his ultimate pepper goal is and what his tips are for growing for a large bounty. Definitely follow Jeremy’s Instagram for incredible peppers images – out of this world! And you can buy these unequaled, unique peppers on his Etsy page....

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Flower Power Garden Hour 79: November To-Do List show art Flower Power Garden Hour 79: November To-Do List

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Every month has certain things that need to be done to keep your garden vibrant and prepare it for future seasons. I love lists – on this episode I cover my list for what to do in November, including: Plant vegetables -- fava beans, bok choy, swiss chard, garlic, lettuce, onion sets, radish, spinach Cover crops -- fava beans, vetch, clover Clean up plant debris Mulch Spray Liquid Copper for Peach Leaf Curl Plant bulbs Prep bulbs for forcing paperwhites… dark cool room two weeks or until roots Overwintering peppers Sow wildflower seeds Divide plants such as Iris, grasses, daylilies  ...

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Flower Power Garden Hour 78: Soil Amendments – how to figure out what to buy show art Flower Power Garden Hour 78: Soil Amendments – how to figure out what to buy

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Something that is always confusing is the massive number of soil amendment options found at nurseries. They have a multitude of similar names, and it is very hard to know which is appropriate for what you are doing. This episode is a deep dive on how to take the confusion out of the marketing language behind these products, and guide you what to look for. I categorize the amendments in these buckets: Top Soil 50/50 Mix Compost and Humus Planting Mix, Soil Conditioner, Garden Soil, Garden Booster Chicken/Steer Manure   To ask questions for future shows, submit them at: email Marlene...

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Flower Power Garden Hour:  Giant Pumpkins, with Brian Myers show art Flower Power Garden Hour: Giant Pumpkins, with Brian Myers

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Ever wonder how the heck a 2,000 pound pumpkin is grown? Even if you don’t want to grow a 2,000 pounder -- but one slightly smaller -- Brian Myers from California Pumpkin Growers goes through the steps to get you the Jack O’ Lantern of your dreams. Our conversation starts with the history of pumpkin weigh offs and the heaviest pumpkin ever recorded. We then go into growing techniques focusing in first on choosing the correct seed and seed genetics followed by very important growing techniques. Listen in to be prepared for next year’s Halloween season.   To ask questions for future...

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Flower Power Garden Hour 76:  Katie Vaz, author of My Life In Plants show art Flower Power Garden Hour 76: Katie Vaz, author of My Life In Plants

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A single scent of a blossom may evoke past experiences, as plants have been present in pivotal moments in many people’s lives. I sit down with illustrator and writer Katie Vaz and talk about her book My Life in Plants: Flowers I’ve Loved, Herbs I’ve Grown and Houseplants I’ve Killed on The Way to Finding Myself . This funny, poignant, feel good book details all the plants that have been there in Katie’s life from the death of her father, to breakups, to feel good moments. This is a book we can all relate to. Our discussion covers a multitude of topics, as we talk about plants safe...

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Flower Power Garden Hour 75:  Listener Q&A, Winter vegetable garden focus show art Flower Power Garden Hour 75: Listener Q&A, Winter vegetable garden focus

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Listener Q&A episode, with a big focus on winter vegetable gardens. If you are planning your winter planting, this is a great primer episode for you. Vegetables discussed range from broccoli, kale, lettuce, beans, carrots, radishes, onions, peas, beets & more. Topics include:

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Flower Power Garden Hour 74:  Fungi, with Dr Gordon Walker show art Flower Power Garden Hour 74: Fungi, with Dr Gordon Walker

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Fascinated by Fungus? Then you will love Dr. Gordon Walker… the “Fun-Guy” behind the popular Instagram feed “Fascinated by Fungi”. We talk about the amazing world of fungi including stinkhorns, dog vomit fungus &the complexity of fungi in general. He also gives helpful tips on how to eradicate fungi in your yard & reasons why you just might not want to do so.

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Flower Power Garden Hour 73:  Listener Q&A show art Flower Power Garden Hour 73: Listener Q&A

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Listener Q&A episode -- Marlene answers listener submitted questions this week. Topics include:

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Flower Power Garden Hour 72: Tara Beaver-Coronado of Beaver Vineyards  show art Flower Power Garden Hour 72: Tara Beaver-Coronado of Beaver Vineyards

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Tara Beaver-Coronado grew up on a farm -- but never thought she would become a farmer. After years of living away, the pull of the soil soon took over and she began Beaver Vineyards. I sit down with Tara to discuss her journey on starting her farm, trials and tribulations, the stresses and the anticipation of her very first harvest. Little did I know when we were talking that she was scheduled for heart surgery the following week. This just demonstrates the true grit of the American farmer.

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