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Each week, Charlie Nardozzi joins VPR’s Weekend Edition host Mary Engisch for a conversation about gardening, and to answer your questions about what you're seeing in the natural world.

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Each week, Charlie Nardozzi joins VPR’s Weekend Edition host Mary Engisch for a conversation about gardening, and to answer your questions about what you're seeing in the natural world.

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By Nightfiresown - Sep 04 2015
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Good info and clear sound. Wish it was a longer program rather than a sound bite.

iTunes Ratings

18 Ratings
Average Ratings
13
4
1
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Good

By Nightfiresown - Sep 04 2015
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Good info and clear sound. Wish it was a longer program rather than a sound bite.
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All Things Gardening

Latest release on Oct 18, 2020

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Rank #1: 5 Uses For Dead Leaves (Some Make Your Lawn Healthier!)

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Leaves are falling, so it's time to do something (or nothing!) with them.

Oct 18 2020

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Rank #2: Do The 'Chop 'N Drop!': Learn The Newest Ways To Prep Your Garden In Tune With Nature

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Folks with perennial flower gardens might already have a go-to method for readying their beds for fall and winter, but there are new ways to clean up your plot that are more in tune with nature.

Oct 11 2020

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Rank #3: Anemones: Delicate In Appearance, But Hardy And Easy To Maintain

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With daisy-like flowers growing on thin, leggy stems, Japanese anemones are also known by the poetic moniker, "wind flower." This perennial not only looks beautiful in your landscape, it's also hardy and easy to maintain.

Oct 04 2020

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Rank #4: The Newest Tips For Planting Fall Shrubs: Detangle Those Roots, Y'all!

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Frugal folks will enjoy the fact that, come fall, any trees and shrubs that you plan to plant are probably on sale at most garden stores and nurseries! And fall is the practical time to plant them, too, as the air is cool and the soil will stay warm enough for roots to start getting established.

Sep 28 2020

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Rank #5: Cover Crops Protect Soil In Winter And Help Control Weeds

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Fall is a great time of year to plant cover crops to protect the soil over the winter. Come spring, you will have done your garden a favor and given it a head start, as the cover crops can add organic matter and help control weeds.

Sep 20 2020

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Rank #6: The Cup Plant Really Brings The Butterflies To The Yard

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Late summer's yellow-blossomed favorites like goldenrod, asters and rudbeckia are certainly lovely, but if you're looking for golden petals plus drama, pick a posie that can grow as tall as some adults! The cup plant is a native species and grows up to 6 feet tall, with scads of daisy-like bright yellow flower.

Sep 13 2020

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Rank #7: Sharing The Harvest: Creative Ways To Be Generous With Your Garden's Bounty

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Sharing what you've grown in your garden feels good. And late summer means your garden abounds with actual, real live vegetables that you have grown! There are some great options for sharing the fruit (and veggies) of your labor beyond just dropping off your extra cucumbers onto a neighbor's porch.

Sep 07 2020

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Rank #8: Seed-Saving And Cuttings From Favorite Annuals Mean More Beautiful Flowers Next Year

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Gaze out on your garden and take in all the beauty that you've planted! The annual flowers are really showing their colors now and perhaps you want to grow them again next year.Depending on the flower, you can either save its seeds or root them.

Aug 30 2020

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Rank #9: The Rose Of Sharon Adds Late Summer Color

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You've seen this shrub around town blooming its little head off with hibiscus-like flowers. The Rose of Sharon isn't a rose at all, but it is a reliable bloomer and adds great late summer color.

Aug 23 2020

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Rank #10: In A Pinch, Get Your Veggies To Mature Before The First Frost (Plus Some Worm Advice)

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Recent heavy — though quick — rainstorms, paired with heat, have created monsters in the garden! And those gigantic squash, cukes and melons need containing, and they need you to ensure the fruits that are forming can ripen before the first frost. Say hello to *pinching.*

Aug 16 2020

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