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The Gestalt Gardener

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Each week, horticulturalist Felder Rushing shares stories, answers questions and just talks gardening. Of course, you’ll hear a bit of “cheesy music” in every program and you might hear a bad joke or two as well. The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, due in no small part to Felder’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening.Email Felder anytime at garden@mpbonline.org and listen Friday mornings at 9 and Saturday mornings at 10 to The Gestalt Gardener on MPB Think Radio. And in the meantime, as Felder says, get out and get dirty.

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Each week, horticulturalist Felder Rushing shares stories, answers questions and just talks gardening. Of course, you’ll hear a bit of “cheesy music” in every program and you might hear a bad joke or two as well. The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, due in no small part to Felder’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening.Email Felder anytime at garden@mpbonline.org and listen Friday mornings at 9 and Saturday mornings at 10 to The Gestalt Gardener on MPB Think Radio. And in the meantime, as Felder says, get out and get dirty.

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
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Super nuck

By super nuck - Feb 06 2020
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I enjoy the show

Great show!

By Dayaks - Aug 26 2018
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I love the wisdom and humor of Felder and the audience.

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
Average Ratings
26
0
3
1
1

Super nuck

By super nuck - Feb 06 2020
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I enjoy the show

Great show!

By Dayaks - Aug 26 2018
Read more
I love the wisdom and humor of Felder and the audience.
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The Gestalt Gardener

Latest release on Feb 14, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Bottle Trees & Botanicals

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Felder has a question. Does he have the tallest bottle tree in the state? He is working on one and he thinks it might be. Tune in and hear how it's coming together and the answer to your gardening questions on this pre-Thanksgiving show.

Nov 17 2017

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Rank #2: Roses & Cheese

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Its a frosty day for a garden party but in the deep south, we can have some beautiful winter gardens. Felder talks about some upcoming events around the state and talks with listeners about everything from cypress trees, rose buds. to hedge bushes. Also, today's cheesy tune is an earworm like no other. Let's get dirty!

Jan 25 2019

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Rank #3: The Happiest Plants on Earth

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It is a small world after all. Felder Rushing is broadcasting live from Epcot Center at Walt Disney World.

May 26 2017

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Rank #4: For the Fourth

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No matter what's happening in your southern garden Felder can help spruce it up for the holiday. We also bring a healthy dose of patriotism with the cheesy music.

Jun 30 2017

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Rank #5: Hydrangea Talk

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Broadcasting from Northern England Felder answers questions about dying hydrangeas, catalpa trees, and what to grow out of a left over tree stump. Also, he shares some "extra delicious" cheesy music.

Aug 04 2017

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Rank #6: What Day Is It?

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Do you know what an Indian summer is? Or how about a Blackberry winter? Felder thinks he knows the cause of these weather phenomena, but we'll let you be the judge. Also during this weeks garden party, Felder takes your garden questions and talks about the actual taste of dirt. Let's get dirty!

Mar 08 2019

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Rank #7: The Gestalt Gardener & The Grumpy Gardener

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Today on the show Felder talks with his buddy, Steve Bender from Southern Living Magazine. They share a lengthy conversation about some of their gardening exploits and how Steve became the Grumpy Garden. We even squeeze in a few of your questions about your southern gardens.

Oct 27 2017

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Rank #8: April Showers

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April showers bring May flowers and Felder holds this to be true. And every Friday our garden party would be nothing without you.Let's get dirty!

Apr 20 2018

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Rank #9: Across The Pond

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On his usual trip across the Atlantic, Felder is still helping in your southern garden. Even though the daily temperature is not the same as Mississippi's, this southern garden man gives advice on this episode about getting good tomatoes, proper bottle trees, and the different species of tiger lilies.

Jul 28 2017

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Rank #10: Time to Plant

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The time is right to plant your spring garden. Felder is full of spring gardening tips and information about plant swaps around the state.

Apr 15 2017

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Rank #11: Fair Fun

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The Mississippi State Fair just started and Felder has already been. He even won a ribbon! Also, Felder chats with a friend from Mississippi State, Bob Brzuszek.

Oct 06 2017

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Rank #12: Dear Felder,

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On last weeks MPB garden party Felder Rushing placed a challenge to the listeners and some of them answered the call. So this episode we get two cheesy tunes (woo hoo!) and plenty of mid-July garden talk. Let's get dirty!

Jul 20 2018

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Rank #13: Weeds, Wisteria, and Pine Needles

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Fresh from a garden talk the night before, Felder is ready for the garden party with your calls and emails. He also takes us back in the past with a call from his very first radio program.

Mar 13 2017

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Rank #14: Stumped

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Several callers had Felder scratching his head for answers. Listen and see if you can help our garden party maestro.

Apr 28 2017

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Rank #15: Friday the 13th

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This Friday the 13th garden party is not as scary as you might think but Felder did keep things "dark" with talk of the night blooming cereus. Also, today's cheesy tune is in a class all by its self.

Oct 13 2017

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Rank #16: The Gestalt Gardener: Dirty Felder

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If you can believe it Felder has actually spent some time in his garden. Actually gardening! Before he came to the studio for this weeks garden party he was making sure everything is nice and tidy before his long overseas trip. Always ready to share, he brought in another fragrant magnolia and answered your southern garden questions. Let's get dirty!

May 17 2019

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Rank #17: Class Is In

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Felder schools us on plants with African origins, when to break the rules, and the difference between a gardener and a horticulturist.

Feb 17 2017

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Rank #18: Cutting Back

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Felder opens this episode with some pruning advice before his usual garden party antics. And did we mention his cheesy music.

Feb 11 2017

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Rank #19: The Gestalt Gardener: After The Rain

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Felder is in a chipper mood even after getting so much (much needed) rain in his garden. And with the wet ground its a great time to place out your plants that love the cold weather. After opening the show with a few calls to Felder chats with Don VanDerwerken from JD Farms and the Sweet Mississippi Tea Festival. And according to Don they owe Felder for their start in tea production. Then when the interview is done it's nonstop southern garden talk with an ear-worm of a cheesy tune. Let's get dirty!

Oct 18 2019

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Rank #20: The Gestalt Gardener: Wonderful

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With gardening questions coming from all over the deep south, today's garden party is just a big ball of wonder. Felder helps out with everything from orchids to grass, all while enjoying the sixty degree temperatures of northern England. Trust and believe his garden being full of cactus and succulents is not an accident. They spend most of the summer all alone! But he still finds time to throw the best garden party on radio. Let's get dirty.

May 31 2019

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