Category Archives: Vegetables

Lime, Bread, and Garlic -Oh My

The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, cautions us about adding lime to our gardens.  Our host, Harold Johnson, makes us hungry visiting the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market, and Dan Mason brings the words of Kit Flynn to live in the “Adventures with Garlic”.  Amy Hill’s … 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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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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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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Summer Heat, Tomato Pests, Worms Recycle Your Trash

In this week’s episode our host, Harold Johnson addresses ways to help your plants survive the summer heat.   The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, explains ways to discourage pests from attacking your tomatoes, and Lise Jenkins interviews NC Cooperative Extension Specialist Rhonda Sherman about how … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business, Going Native, Avoiding Tomato Diseases

In this episode our host, Harold Johnson, reminds us about caring for our vegetables when we are away on summer holidays.The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, explains how to avoid some common tomato plant diseases, and Harold Johnson visits the Sarah P. Duke … Continue reading

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