Category Archives: Tools

February: Winter Pruning, Caring for Houseplants, New Raulston Arboretum Director, Deciduous Holly, and Stormwater Management

February is a good time for planning. The Enthusiastic Gardener Charles Murphy guides you on  pruning your trees and shrubs. Amy Hill offers timely tips for caring for your houseplants during the winter.  Harold Johnson interviews the new JC Raulston Arboretum Director … Continue reading

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Put Some Power In It

The Enthusiastic Gardener, Chalres Murphy, is tackling his power tool maintenance chores to ensure his tools are ready for spring. Find out what steps you need to take to keep your tools ready for action.

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January: Community Garden, Power Tools, Soil Ecology, Backyard Habitats

In this episode you will find out how the Durham county Master Gardeners are helping to make our community a better place; learn how to take care of your power tools this winter to ensure they will perform for you … Continue reading

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Power Up Your Tools, Horticultural Therapy, Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Enthusiastic Gardener helps us take care of our power tools, the NC Arboretum in Asheville has a very special event  this winter, Lise Jenkins learns how gardening can be therapeutic, and Harold Johnson goes to the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market. 

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Caring for Your Tools, NC Arboretum

This week the Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, tells us how to take care of the tools we are putting up for the season and Harold Johnson visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville and learns about their exciting plans now and into the future.

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Make Your Tools Last, Making Choices, Ancient Art of Bonsai

Our host, Harold Johnson, brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy,  wants to make his tools last, and Harold Johnson introduces us to the ancient art of Bonsai and puts his skills to use at the Master Gardener office.

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