We want to make gardening easier for you. Garden author (and contrarian) Robert Kourik explains the benefits to your soil and plants if you not only don’t rototill the soil, but also limit your digging. “No-dig” your way to your best garden ever!
This episode is brought to you by Smart Pots. Visit smartpots.com/fred for a money-saving offer on the original, award-winning fabric planter, made in the USA. Listen to learn how to win a free, Smart Pots 6-foot long bed! (By the way, if the podcast service you listen to doesn't have a ratings/comment section, you can send your ratings/comment here to enter this contest.)
Garden pesticides can be very confusing, especially when several different formulations have the same brand name. Our in-house college professor, Debbie Flower, talks about the importance of reading and following label directions, now, more than ever.
Soon, if not already, you will be harvesting more from your garden than you know what to do with it all. How about feeding the hungry with all those extra tomatoes, zucchini, peppers and peaches? We talk with the founder of AmpleHarvest.org, which is connecting overwhelmed gardeners with local food pantries who want your fresh fruits and vegetables.
It’s all part of Episode 20 of Garden Basics with Farmer Fred. Put down your shovel, gather a few cherry tomatoes to munch on, and give us a listen. We will do it all in under 30 minutes. Let’s go.
More episodes and info available at Garden Basics with Farmer Fredhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/1004629.
Garden Basics comes out every Tuesday and Friday. It's available just about anywhere podcasts are handed out. Please subscribe and leave a comment or rating.
Got a garden question? There are several ways to get in touch: call and leave a question, or text us the question: 916-292-8964. E-mail: [email protected] or, leave a question at the Facebook, Twitter or Instagram locations below. Be sure to tell us where you are when you leave a question, because all gardening is local.
All About Farmer Fred:
Farmer Fred website: http://farmerfred.com
Daily Garden tips and snark on Twitter
The Farmer Fred Rant! Blog
Facebook: "Get Growing with Farmer Fred"
Farmer Fred Garden Videos on YouTube
Garden columnist, Lodi News-Sentinel