The D&B Garden Show

Today, Debbie is joined by Rich Guggenheim, the horticulture instructor at the College of Western Idaho. They'll discuss his career path and the CWI horticulture program, how mulch is important to the base of your tree, why you shouldn't plant underneath your tree, and how to fight sun scald. Learn about these things and much more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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On today's episode of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie is joined by Mike Andrews, the assistant city forester for the city of Boise to talk about how to best care for your trees and what trees might be best for your property. They'll also discuss his job and how he ended up in Boise, what can cause an apple tree not to bloom and what type of tree is best to replace an ash tree that's been removed. All this and more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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In this edition of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie will give us a quick warning about the upcoming hard freeze coming soon, why you should deep water your trees and what the best way to attract Hummingbirds is! All this and more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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On this D&B Garden Show, Debbie will take listener calls to help them with their problems in the garden. She'll talk about what to do about Blossom End Rot, why rose beads are perfect for arts and crafts and when to prune fruit trees. All that and more on this episode of the D&B Garden Show!

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On this D&B Garden Show, Debbie will help to answer caller problems and offer her best advice on how to keep their gardens beautiful and healthy. Among the topics discussed today are treatment advice for the Lilac Ash Boar, how to deal with Tomato Horn Worms and what to do about corn cooking mushy. Catch all this and more on this episode of the D&B Garden Show.

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In this episode of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie will give another warning about the upcoming first frost of the fall, how to tell if your watermelons are ripe, what to do about raspberries growing out of control and more along with taking some listener calls. Check all of this out and more on this edition of the D&B Garden Show! 

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In this edition of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie will talk you through what you need to do to keep your garden healthy through the fall and she'll learn an easier way to peel pears from a caller. Tune in for this and so much more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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On this edition of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie talks about spiders and everything you need to know about them including which ones are and aren't poisonous. She'll also talk about what to do with your slow ripening tomatoes as the cooler weather creeps in. She'll also give a suggestion on what to do with extra lawn clippings and more. All of this on another great episode of the D&B Garden Show!

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Debbie is joined by Gretchen Anderson and they'll talk about harvest season, food preservation and take some listener calls as well as talk about how to keep those pesky flies away. All that and more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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In this edition of the D&B Garden Show, Debbie talks about the Parma Fruit Field Day, Hummingbirds and their upcoming migration, Balloons over Boise and she'll also take listener calls on many topics including tomatoes and why yours might not be ripening yet. All this and more on another episode of the D&B Garden Show.

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On this D&B Garden Show, Debbie reminds us to walk through our gardens during the cool mornings to check for any problems in your garden and also to admire your hard work. She'll also talk about trumpet vines, the Idaho Botanical Garden Great Garden Escape and why you should watch out for spider mites. All that and more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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On this D&B Garden Show, Debbie calls up her friend Maria Held, who is a master gardener with the Canyon County Master Gardener Program to talk about the Pacific Northwest Pest Alert Network. Debbie will also remind us about the upcoming Canyon County Fair and urges listeners to enter plants/produce into fair. She'll also give another warning about peachtree boars and why over frequent watering can harm your plants? All that and more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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On this episode, Debbie will walk you through entering your plants and produce at your local fair and why you should do it as well as mentioning a few upcoming fairs. She'll also help explain how early is too early for fall crops, pruning and what amount is appropriate for your garden and inform you about Blossom End Rot and earwigs and what you can do to combat them. All this and more on another great episode of the D&B Garden Show. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:36pm MST

On this week's D&B Garden Show, Debbie takes listener calls and helps to guide them through their gardening troubles through the first week of July. She'll provide some tips on when, how and what to know as you harvest garlic. She'll also give a quick little update about squash bugs and what to do about them and take a few listener calls to try and help them solve the problems arising in their garden. All of this and more in this episode of the D&B Garden Show.

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Debbie is joined by Melinda Jean Stafford to talk about honeybees and to also answer listeners' questions as well. Learn why July is the "Christmas time for beekeepers", why July is prime honey harvesting time and so much more on this week's D&B Garden Show!

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Debbie sits down to talk about the June fruit drop and takes listener calls about why your cherry tree isn't producing cherries this year, pruning your spring shrubs, how early you can plant fall crops, why drainage is important for your plants, how to deal with ants attacking your garden, how to get your petunias to cascade and how to trap earwigs. All this and more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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Debbie sits down and takes listener calls about how to make your strawberries larger, how much to leave when trimming, what trees to avoid planting that are allergy pollen producers and what to do about fireblight on your rose bushes. Debbie will also tell you about the North End Gardening Tour and why you should go. All this and more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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May 25th, 2019 - On this D&B Garden Show, Debbie takes listener calls and talks with listeners about what to do about Aphids and signs of them infecting your plants, trees and your garden, what to do when your tree loses all of its leaves during spring, and why you should divide your Iris every 4 years. Also, Debbie will take a listener call about what chemical sprays can hurt your grass instead of helping it and about the Western Cherry Fruit Flies and how to keep them away from your garden. All of this and so much more are on this week’s D&B Garden Show.

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May 18, 2019 - Debbie takes listener calls and talks about the tips that new gardeners should follow, what the best way to water fruit trees is, the best way to control earwigs, another warning about aphids, plus some discussion about arborvitae and hummingbirds too. This and so much more is on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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D&B Garden Show 5/11/19: Debbie takes listener calls and talks about why digging a trench for your bare root plants and then adding soil as it grows is important, why flash tape will help to keep birds away from your windows, a few things to consider when putting together a plant container and why annual plants are better than perennials for containers. She'll also talk about how to keep aphids away. All that and more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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The D&B Garden Show 5/4/19 - On this week’s D&B Garden Show, Debbie takes listener calls to discuss the boxelder bug and what you can do about them, fruit insects and why you should be proactive in making sure they don't get into your garden and also what to do about root flare. Debbie will also talk about local farmers market options and upcoming classes among many more things. You can hear all about this and much more on this week's D&B Garden Show.

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June 27, 2019 - On this week’s D&B Garden Show, Debbie offers a warning to early tomato growers or other frost sensitive plants about what to do about the upcoming frosty mornings. She'll also provide a recap of the Idaho Arbor Day Celebration and will take listener calls about alternatives to cherry trees, hardening off your plants, xeriscaping, what to do if your tree is affected by fireblight, what to do when you see fungus on leaves of your plants and trees, what do to when you see a swarm of bees and also give a quick reminder about hummingbird feeders.

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D&B Garden Show - April 20, 2019: 

On this week’s D&B Garden Show, Debbie sits down with Betty Munis, the Executive Director for the Idaho Forest Projects Commission to talk about all things trees, why the forestry industry is so important and also to talk about the upcoming Idaho Arbor Day Celebration.

Debbie will also share advice on what to consider when planting a tree as well as give another warning about the Lilac Ash Boar and take listener calls about seeds and when to plant onions.

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April 13, 2019: On this week's D&B Garden Show, Debbie will take listener calls and give her advice on how they should handle the situations their gardens are presenting.

Among today's topics will be Debbie discussing the Arbor Day Celebration being put on by the State of Idaho, where to find locally grown fruit trees and what to consider when buying one, a warning about Lilac Ash Boars and why insecticide won't kill them, what to do when your rhubarb starts to bulb and how you can control goatheads in your garden.

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