The D&B Garden Show

The Garden Gal, May 14, 2011 — Debbie Cook, the Garden Gal, a master gardener and certified arborist knows that the copious amounts of rain that we have been receiving is good, but she is ready to work in her yard and garden just as much as you are. With the average frost date behind us and if you planted leafy vegetables like lettuce already, you should be seeeing some results. Are you also seeing brown spots on those beautiful veges? Debbie will tell you what to do about the leaf minor and give you ideas on what to do this next weekend, rain or shine.

Direct download: 20110528.mp3
Category:Weekly Radio Show -- posted at: 11:07am MST

The Garden Gal, May 21, 2011 — Master gardener and certified arborist, Debbie Cook, tells us that all of our sneezing and sniffiling is quite common with the current extreme pollen count. Have you ever thought about planting female trees? Listen and Debbie will tell you why it could help your allergies. How is your composter doing this year? Debbie educates us on the brown to green ratios and how to make it more balanced.

Direct download: 20110521.mp3
Category:Weekly Radio Show -- posted at: 3:52pm MST

The Garden Gal, May 14, 2011 — Debbie Cook, the Garden Gal, a master gardener and certified arborist discusses how late everything is this spring which might not necessarily be a bad thing. With the average frost date past us, it is a good time to get those plants in the ground on a nice, overcast day. Although you still need to cover your tender crops like mellons, peppers, tomatoes and squash just to be safe. Now is the time to start treating your fruit trees but read the label because every treatment is different. Debbie also tells us what else to treat and answers questions in this weeks pod cast of The Garden Gal.

Direct download: 20110514.mp3
Category:Weekly Radio Show -- posted at: 4:01pm MST

The Garden Gal, May 7, 2011 — Master gardener and certified arborist, Debbie Cook, tells us that the average and typical last frost is coming up on May 10th. But she cautions to still be careful with tender vegetables like beans and tomatoes along with your squash. When the soil is cold, peppers can be stunted and might not produce, so pay attention to the weather. Debbie informs us it is also time to get your sprinklers ready to go and of course there are rhubarb questions answered.

Direct download: 20110507.mp3
Category:Weekly Radio Show -- posted at: 9:35am MST

The Garden Gal, April 30, 2011 — Debbie Cook, the Garden Gal, is a master gardener and certified arborist discussing the local events that happened on Arbor Day and those that are going to happen this summer. Learn where to enter into the Idaho Horticulture Sociey Community Landscape and Garden Contest to win up to $300. Then, what's up with your rhubarb? Of course Debbie knows this and many other spring gardening questions from her listening audience.

Direct download: 20110430.mp3
Category:Weekly Radio Show -- posted at: 1:09pm MST

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