Monthly Archives: August 2014

Look ahead to spring, Durham’s Trees in Danger

Our host, Harold Johnson brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, encourages us to start planning for spring color by planting fall bulbs.  Lise Jenkins interviews Durham’s Urban Forest Manager, Alex Johnson, about the city’s plans to stop the … Continue reading

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Winter Beds and Durham Trees

Winter Beds and Durham Trees - The Enthuastic Gardener, Charles Murphy reminds us that it’s not too early to start preparing your garden beds for winter.  Our show host, Harold Johnson, talks with Durham’s Sustainability Manager, Tobin Freid about trees … Continue reading

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Building Beds and Super Soil

Now is the time to start thinking about saving seeds for next season.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, is back and in the mood to build something.  Our host, Harold Johnson, will explore gardening from the ground up with Dr. Nicolette Cagle, soil … Continue reading

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NC Peaches, A Modern Take on Gardening

The Triangle is home to one of the country’s largest collection of modern houses.  This week our host, Harold Johnson, talks with George Smart and Sharon Bell Glazener to learn how to landscape these modern marvels.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, is out … Continue reading

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