Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fall Fun, The American Dream, Gardening Trends in the Triangle

Our host, Harold Johnson brings us up to speed on garden happenings this week and explains how to get help from Master Gardeners with your questions.   The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy explores the American Dream, and Lise Jenkins talks with editor / publisher of … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Your Fall Garden, Why Bees Matter

Our host, Harold Johnson, brings us up to date on what’s happening.    The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy reminds us to start making our fall plans. Harold talks with Donna Devanney of the Durham Beekeepers Association about the role bees play in our gardens … Continue reading

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Gardeners Fair Tonight, Summer Squash, Growing Beautiful Grass in the Piedmont

Our host, Harold Johnson reminds us that tonight is the Gardeners Fair at the Duke Gardens.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy tells us about growing a summer favorite —squash, and Lise Jenkins learns about lawns in the Piedmont.

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Planning Ahead, Tomatoes on my Plate, Local Foods

In this week’s episode our host, Harold Johnson, reminds us of some of the tasks we need to complete now to prevent disease spreading later.  The Enthusiastic Gardener,  Charles Murphy, explores uses for your tomato harvest, and Guenevere Abernathy describes the triangle’s local food … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Concerns, Encaging Tomatoes, Green Space Benefits

In this week’s episode our host, Harold Johnson updates us on things to be on the lookout for in our hot weather.   The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, tells us how to encage our tomatoes, and Dr. David Schwartz visits the studio to explain why … Continue reading

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