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Sunday, August 29, 2021
When NOT to Use Drip Irrigation in Your Garden. The Farmer Fred Minute.
College Horticulture Professor (retired) Debbie Flower has a few suggestions about using drip irrigation, and when not to use it. More on Episode 89 of the Garden Basics with Farmer Fred podcast. http...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
The Top Reason for Fruit Tree Failure. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Ed Laivo has grown (and sold) fruit trees for his entire adult life. And he says, there is one overriding reason why some fruit trees don't live. More on Episode 90 of the Garden Basics with Farmer Fr...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Deer-Proofing Your Fruit Trees. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Fruit tree expert Ed Laivo talks about a strategy for keeping the deer away from your fruit, while helping you maintain size control on the trees. More on Episode 92 of the Garden Basics with Farmer F...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Why Rotate Your Garden Crops? The Farmer Fred Minute.
If you plant the same vegetables in the same spot year after year, you are inviting trouble. Some reasons why crop rotation can ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
The Appeal of Smart Pots for Organic Gardeners. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Jeff Arnold of Smart Pots talks about why their line of fabric plant containers appeal to organic gardeners. More on Episode 117 of ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Is That Branch Alive or Dead? The Farmer Fred Minute.
College Horticulture Professor (retired) Debbie Flower talks about what a plant needs to recover from a four-legged chewing pest.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
The Secret to Attracting Pollinators To Your Garden. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Kim Eierman, author of "The Pollinator Victory Garden", has tips for getting the garden good guys, pollinators and beneficials, ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Why Gardeners Are Happy. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Debbie Flower is a happy camper. Why? She's a gardener, and gardens are great mood lifters! More on Episode 121 of the ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Cover Crop Removal Timing is Critical. The Farmer Fred Minute.
Fall is the time for planting a cover crop to enrich your garden soil. But when do you start removing it? Do it wrong, and you could ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Why are your container plants dying? The Farmer Fred Minute.
College horticulture professor Debbie Flower offers a clue as to why your potted outdoor plants are drooping, despite your best ...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Improving Clay Soil. The Farmer Fred Minute
Our favorite college horticulture professor (retired), Debbie Flower, has an inexpensive way to improve your heavy clay soil.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Straw Bale Gardening Basics: The Farmer Fred Minute.
Curious about growing vegetables in straw bales? Master Gardener Gail Pothour provides a few tips. Find out more, on Episode ...

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