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GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening

GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening

By Kathy Jentz, Washington Gardener Magazine

GardenDC is the award-winning podcast all about gardening in the greater Washington, DC, and Mid-Atlantic area. Hosted by Kathy Jentz, editor of Washington Gardener Magazine (www. WashingtonGardener.com).
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Garden Trends of 2023
Garden Trends of 2023
In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Katie Dubow of Garden Media Group all about 2023 gardening trends. The plant profile is on Poinsettia and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Dr. Allan Armitage*, who returns to share the Last Word on Solution Gardening. Note that this is the last episode of our season three year. We will be back in January 2023 with many more garden experts and inspiration for the coming year. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted to: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-131-garden.html *Dr. Allan Armitage is also offering a discount for free domestic shipping when ordering his books expiring on December 6, 2022, at allanarmitage.net enter code LAST WORD at checkout. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 86: 2022 Garden Trends https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-86-2022-garden.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 12-3-2022.
01:00:54
December 03, 2022
Groundcovers versus Ground Covers
Groundcovers versus Ground Covers
In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants all about groundcovers. The plant profile is on Amaryllis and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Carol J. Michel, who shares the Last Word on 5 Daily Gardening Tips. You can order* our books at: ~ The Complete Book of Ground Covers: 4000 Plants that Reduce Maintenance, Control Erosion, and Beautify the Landscape ~ Groundcover Revolution: How to Use Sustainable, Low-Maintenance, Low-Water Groundcovers to Replace Your Turf *These books are linked to our Amazon affiliate account and we may earn a few pennies from their sales, but this does not impact your purchase price. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted to: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-130.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 70: Washington vs Washington https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-70-washington.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 11-26-2022.
01:08:57
November 26, 2022
Sharing the Harvest
Sharing the Harvest
In this episode 129 of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Cat Kahn of HarvestShare all about harvest collections for the hungry. The plant profile is on Paperwhites and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Marianne Willburn, who shares the Last Word on Winter Gardening. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-129-sharing.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 28: Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-28-preserving.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 118: Is It Ripe Yet? How To Tell When To Harvest https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-118-is-it-ripe.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 11-19-2022
01:03:22
November 19, 2022
Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Shannon Currey of Izel Plants all about ornamental grasses and sedges. The plant profile is on American Persimmon Trees and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Doug Oster, who shares the Last Word on his Daffodil Obsession. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-128-ornamental.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 80: Bay-Wise Landscapes https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-80-bay-wise.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 91: Outdoor Lighting https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-91-outdoor.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 11-12-2022.
59:21
November 12, 2022
Unusual and Specialty Flower Bulbs
Unusual and Specialty Flower Bulbs
In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Brent Heath of Brent and Becky's Bulbs all about lesser-known bulbs. The plant profile is on Garlic and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. Dr. Allan Armitage shares the The Last Word on Joe-Pye Weed. He is also offering a discount for free domestic shipping starting on November 7, 2022, at allanarmitage.net enter code LAST WORD at checkout. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are at  https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-127-unusual.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 27: Gardening with Bulbs https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-27-gardening.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 43: Galanthus with David L. Culp https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/01/gardendc-podcast-episode-43-galanthus.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 11-5-2022.
01:12:08
November 05, 2022
Garden Cemeteries
Garden Cemeteries
In this episode of the GardenDC Podcast: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Gregg Tepper, Senior Horticulturist at Laurel Hill, all about garden cemeteries. The plant profile is on Celosia and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We also solicit contributions for a new segment -- The Last Word. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-126-garden.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 77: Goth Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-77-goth.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 50: Deer-Resistant Native Plants https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-50-deer.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 13: Connie Hilker on Heritage Roses https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-13-connie.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 10-29-2022.
01:00:07
October 29, 2022
Garden Lessons Learned
Garden Lessons Learned
In this episode, we talk with Ashlie Thomas aka The Mocha Gardener and author of How to Become a Gardener: Find empowerment in creating your own food security.* The plant profile is on Brazlian Verbena and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We also introduce a new segment -- The Last Word. *Amazon affiliate link BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-125-garden.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 92: Universal Gardening Truths https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-92-universal.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 74: Garden FAQs https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-74-garden-faqs.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 10-22-2022.
01:01:58
October 22, 2022
Raised Bed Gardening with Joe Lamp'l
Raised Bed Gardening with Joe Lamp'l
In this episode, we talk all about raised bed gardening with Joe Lamp'l, founder of https://joegardener.com/ and author of The Vegetable Gardening Book: Your complete guide togrowing an edible organic garden from seed to harvest. The plant profile is on Osage Orange Trees and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-124-raised-bed.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 51: Companion Planting Strategies with Jessica Walliser https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-51-companion.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 28: Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-28-preserving.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Record on 10-15-2022.
01:01:53
October 15, 2022
 Cover Crops and Winter Bed Prep
Cover Crops and Winter Bed Prep
In this episode, we talk all about cover crops and preparing our growing beds for winter with Gary Pilarchik of The Rusted Garden. The plant profile is on Fuchsia and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-123-cover.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 3: Cool-Season Edible Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-3.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 97: Permaculture https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-97-permaculture.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Recorded on 10-8-2022. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden
54:45
October 08, 2022
Autumn Color Forecast
Autumn Color Forecast
In this episode, we talk all about the Autumn Color Forecast and what creates that brilliant annual tree foliage display with John R. Seiler, Alumni Distinguished Professor, Forest Biology at Virginia Tech. The plant profile is on Colchicum and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events.  BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  The show notes are available at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-122-autumn.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ Colorful Foliage and Longwood's Chrysanthemum Festival https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-34-colorful.html ~ Versatile Viburnums  https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-75-versatile.html We welcome your questions and comments!  You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 10-1-2022.
56:03
October 01, 2022
Gold Medal Plants
Gold Medal Plants
In this episode, we talk all about the Gold Medal Plants program with Andrew Bunting, Vice President of Horticulture at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. The plant profile is on Dahlias and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-121-gold-medal.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 94: Magnolias https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-94-magnolias.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 60: Hydrangeas https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-60-hydrangeas.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 9-24-2022.
01:02:55
September 24, 2022
Japanese Maples
Japanese Maples
In this episode, we talk all about Japanese Maples with Matt Millage, formerly with the USNA and now Public Space Manager for the Georgetown BID in Washington, DC. The plant profile is on Dianthus and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-120-japanese.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 85: Camellias https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-85-camellias.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 82: Persimmons and Other Unusual Fall Fruits with Stanton Gill https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-82-persimmons.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 9-17-2022.
01:00:26
September 17, 2022
Crapemyrtles
Crapemyrtles
In this episode, we talk with Margaret Pooler, Supervisory Research Geneticist with the USDA-ARS, all about Crapemyrtles. The plant profile is on Coleus and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-119.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Episode 22: Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 6: Spring-Flowering Trees and Shrubs We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Brandie Bland Show Notes: Jaime Breeden Recorded on 9-10-2022
58:07
September 10, 2022
Is It Ripe Yet? How To Tell When To Harvest
Is It Ripe Yet? How To Tell When To Harvest
In this episode, we talk with returning guest Doug Oster about how to tell when fruits and vegetables are ripe and when to harvest them. The plant profile is on Okra and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are available at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-118-is-it-ripe.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 68: Summer Vegetables https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-68-summer.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 4: All About Tomatoes https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-4-all-about.html Recorded on 9-3-22. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Brandie Bland
59:36
September 03, 2022
Environmentally Friendly Gardening
Environmentally Friendly Gardening
In this episode, we talk with Thomas Christopher, horticulturist, author and podcaster, about environmentally friendly gardening. The plant profile is on Beautyberry and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. This episode is sponsored by Nature's Lawn and Garden. ~ Plants and Gardens Happy Hour #1 https://connect.ahsgardening.org/ahs--gardencomm-webinar-series ~ Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher https://amzn.to/3TmGqh9 ~ Nature into Art: The Gardens of Wave Hill by Thomas Christopher https://amzn.to/3dV6W0Z ~ The New American Landscape by Thomas Christopher with Doug Tallamy. Rick Darke, and more https://amzn.to/3AOpNE2  Disclosure: the books linked here are linked to an Amazon affiliate account, so if you click on them and order any, Washington Gardener Magazine gets a few pennies added to the account for the referral. Our full Amazon storefront is at: https://www.amazon.com/shop/wdcgardener BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-117.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 22: Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-22-fruit-trees.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 101: Sustainable Lawn Care https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-101.html Recorded on 8-27-2022. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Show Notes: Jaime Breeden
56:17
August 27, 2022
Miniature Vegetables
Miniature Vegetables
In this episode, we talk with Kim Roman of Square Foot Gardening 4 U (SFG4U) about miniature vegetables and other small-space edible plants. The plant profile is on Little Bluestem Grass and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Links mentioned in this episode: ~ Renee's Garden container seed collection https://www.reneesgarden.com/blogs/gardening-resources/tagged/container-gardening ~ Kitchen Minis https://www.kitchenminis.com/ ~ Dwarf Tomato Project https://www.dwarftomatoproject.net/ ~ Tiny Garden Habit https://www.tinygardenhabit.com/ ~ Balcony Garden Web https://balconygardenweb.com/8-dwarf-vegetables-grow-small-urban-garden/ ~ How to Garden Indoors & Grow Your Own Food Year Round by Kim Roman https://amzn.to/3AaRaqr The SHOW NOTES are posted now to https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-116-miniature.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 3: Cool-Season Edible Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-3.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 26: Heirloom Tomatoes and Straw Bale Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-26-heirloom.html Recorded on 8-20-2022. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing: Tori Vandergriff Show Notes: Jaime Breeden
51:49
August 20, 2022
The Dreaded Spotted Lanternfly
The Dreaded Spotted Lanternfly
In this episode, we talk with Heather Andrews, The Thoughtful Gardener, about dealing with the spotted lanternfly. The plant profile is on Blackberry Lily and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. Spotted Lanternfly links recommended by Heather: ~ Spotted Lanternfly Map https://www.stopslf.org/where-is-slf/slf-map/ ~ Spotted Lanternfly Penn State Extension https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly The SHOW NOTES are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-115-dreaded.html BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 29: Butterfly Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-29-butterfly.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 77: Goth Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-77-goth.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Recorded on 8-13-2022. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
53:01
August 13, 2022
The Art of Topiary
The Art of Topiary
In this episode, we talk with Emily Emerick, Executive Director of Ladew Topiary Gardens, about the art of topiary The plant profile is on Nasturtium and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are now posted: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-114-art-of.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: GardenDC Podcast Episode 79: Boxwood https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-79-boxwood.html GardenDC Podcast Episode 38: Art in the Garden https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-38-art-in.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff Recorded on 8-6-22
53:54
August 06, 2022
Gardening with Children
Gardening with Children
In this episode, we talk with Sonya Harris, garden educator and advocate, about gardening with children. The plant profile is on Anise Hyssop and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are posted: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-113-gardening.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: GardenDC Podcast Episode 97: Permaculture https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-97-permaculture.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Recorded on 7-30-2022 Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
01:04:27
July 30, 2022
Summer Garden Refresh
Summer Garden Refresh
In this episode, we talk with author Martha Pindale is a horticulturist, instructor, and Executive Director of the American Landscape Institute (http://www.americanlandscapeinstitute.com/) about refreshing your mid-summer garden. The plant profile is on Blazing Star and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. SHOW NOTES are posted at - https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-112-summer.html See the CCBC's list of fall classes at: https://regxe.ccbcmd.edu/StudentRegistrationSsb/ssb/classSearch/classSearch If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: GardenDC Podcast Episode 73: A Late Summer Pep Talk with Erica Smith https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-73-late-summer.html Recorded on 7-23-2022. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
54:18
July 23, 2022
Flower Combinations
Flower Combinations
In this episode, we talk with author Jenny Rose Carey all about flower combinations. The plant profile is on Rose Campion and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-111-flower.html Jenny Rose Carey's books: - The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Guide* - Glorious Shade* *Amazon affiliate link If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: GardenDC Podcast Episode 18 on Shade Gardening with Jenny Rose Carey https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-18-shade.html Recorded on 7-16-2022. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
01:00:31
July 16, 2022
Self-Sowing Plants
Self-Sowing Plants
In this episode, we talk with horticulturist Holly Shimizu all about self-sowing plants. The plant profile is on Borage and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The SHOW NOTES are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-110-self.html #gardendc #herbchat #plants #gardening #GardeningTwitter If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 40: Latin and Labels https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-40-latin-and.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 45: Seed Starting Tips https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-45-seed.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message  Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
59:59
July 09, 2022
Lavender
Lavender
In this episode, we talk with Lloyd Traven of Peace Tree Farm all about lavender. The plant profile is on Stewartia and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are now up at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-109-lavender.html. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 62: Edible Flowers with Denise Schreiber https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-62-edible.html  ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 16: Garlic, Lavender, and No-stress Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-16-garlic.html  We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
59:28
June 18, 2022
Frugal Gardening Tips
Frugal Gardening Tips
In this episode, we talk with Jessica Damiano, the Associated Press' gardening columnist, all about frugal gardening tips. The plant profile is on Chamomile and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-108-frugal.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 28: Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-28-preserving.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 4: All About Tomatoes https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-4-all-about.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Tori Vandergriff
54:58
June 11, 2022
Olmsted Lives
Olmsted Lives
In this episode, we talk with Kirk R. Brown as Frederick Law Olmsted, who was renowned as an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. The plant profile is on Serviceberry and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-107-olmsted.html Gardencomm, the association for garden communicators, is at https://gardencomm.org/. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 78: Dumbarton Oaks https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-78-dumbarton.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
59:35
June 04, 2022
Ancient Plants
Ancient Plants
In this episode, we talk with Dr. Richard Olsen, director of the U.S. National Arboretum, all about Ancient Plants. The plant profile is on the Gladiolus and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted to https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-106-ancient.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 85: Camellias https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-85-camellias.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 94: Magnolias https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-94-magnolias.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Recorded on 5-27-2022.
56:60
May 28, 2022
Crinum Lilies
Crinum Lilies
In this episode, we talk with Jenks Farmer, owner of Jenks Farmer, Plantsman  and author of Crinum: Unearthing the History and Cultivation of the World's Largest Bulb*, all about Crinum Lilies. The plant profile is on the Carolina Allspice and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-105-crinum.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ Gardening with Bulbs https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/09/gardendc-podcast-episode-27-gardening.html ~ Daylilies -- the Perfect Perennial? https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-64-daylilies.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Recorded on 5-20-22
58:39
May 21, 2022
Dahlias
Dahlias
In this episode, we talk with Rich Gibson, past president of the National Capital Dahlia Society, all about dahlias. The plant profile is on the Weigela and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-104-dahlias.html Please review our podcast at Podchaser.com for #Reviews4Good at: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/gardendc-1137444 for each review posted Podchaser will donate 25-cents to World Central Kitchen + we'll match those donations! To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 54: Flower Farming with Lisa Mason Ziegler https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-54-flower.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 19: Floral Design, Gardening by the Rules, and Black-eyed Susans https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-19-floral.html Recorded on 5-13-2022. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
58:57
May 14, 2022
Mulching and Weeding Tips
Mulching and Weeding Tips
In this episode, we talk with Blythe Yost, Co-Founder & CEO of Tilly, about weeding and mulching tips. The plant profile is on the Dwarf Crested Iris and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted to: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-103-mulching.html. Please review our podcast at Podchaser.com for #Reviews4Good at: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/gardendc-1137444 for each review posted Podchaser will donate 25-cents to World Central Kitchen + we'll match those donations! To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 89: Working with a Landscape Designer https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/01/gardendc-podcast-episode-89-working.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
52:43
May 07, 2022
Annual Combinations
Annual Combinations
In this episode, we talk with Carrie Engel, Retail Greenhouse Manager at Valley View Farms in Cockeysville, MD, all about annual flower combinations. The plant profile is on the Summer Snowflake and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. The Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-102-annual.html >>> Meet Carrie and Kathy in person on Sunday, June 5, 2022, 2-3pm at Valley View Farms in Cockeysville/Hunt Valley (Baltimore), MD, for a "Q&A Book Party". Free to attend. More details: http://www.valleyviewfarms.com/ Please review our podcast at Podchaser.com for #Reviews4Good at: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/gardendc-1137444 for each review posted Podchaser will donate 25-cents to World Central Kitchen + we'll match those donations! To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 65: Annuals A to Z https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/06/gardendc-podcast-episode-65-annuals-to-z.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 55: Container Gardening Basics https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-55-container.html ~ Next Level Container Gardens https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-56-next-level.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
01:00:34
April 30, 2022
Sustainable Lawn Care
Sustainable Lawn Care
In this episode, we talk with Paul Tukey, Director of Environmental Stewardship at Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD, about organic lawn care. The plant profile is on Epimedium and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. The show notes are posted at - https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-101.html Links mentioned in this episode: Shared Roots encourages District residents to grow food by connecting them to new food-growing opportunities while caring for and building community in the garden: https://osse.dc.gov/page/shared-roots-site-application-now-open Climate Victory Gardens (Montgomery County, MD) https://mygreenmontgomery.org/event/climate-victory-gardens-in-montgomery-county-a-community-symposium/ Please review our podcast at Podchaser.com for #Reviews4Good at: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/gardendc-1137444 for each review posted Podchaser will donate 25-cents to World Central Kitchen + we'll match those donations! To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 22: Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-22-fruit-trees.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 23: Summer Cocktails, a Defense of the Lawn, and Tips for Growing Cucumbers https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-23-summer.html Be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
01:06:22
April 23, 2022
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
In this very special episode, we share a profile host Kathy Jentz then we look back at the last 100 episodes, talk about how the podcast started, and share some of the behind-the-scenes production secrets. The plant profile is on Species Tulips and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. Show Notes will be posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/ on 4/19/22. Join the Garden Podcasts Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gardenpodcasts Please review our podcast at Podchaser.com for #Reviews4Good at: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/gardendc-1137444 for each review posted Podchaser will donate 25-cents to World Central Kitchen + we'll match those donations! And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 1: Debut with Marianne Willburn https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-debut.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 93: Pruning Tips with Leslie Harris https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-93-pruning-tips.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 92: Universal Gardening Truths with Carol J. Michel https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-92-universal.html Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
55:24
April 16, 2022
Trilliums
Trilliums
In this episode, we talk Amy Highland, Mt. Cuba Center’s director of collections and conservation lead, all about Trilliums. The plant profile is on Candytuft and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-99-trilliums.html To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 69: Garden Phlox https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-69-garden-phlox.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 98: Native Vines https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-98-native-vines.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 20: Native Plants, Diversity in the Garden, and Sunflowers https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-20-native.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 50: Deer-Resistant Native Plants https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-50-deer.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
55:29
April 09, 2022
Native Vines
Native Vines
In this episode, we talk Nancy Bell, Garden Coach and Education Coordinator at Gateway Garden Center in Hockessin, DE, about native vines for the Mid-Atlantic US. The plant profile is on Lungwort and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes will be posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-98-native-vines.html. To access the Let's Make Art 20% Discount Offer, Use Code: zen.ai/gardendc If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 20: Native Plants, Diversity in the Garden, and Sunflowers https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/07/gardendc-podcast-episode-20-native.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 50: Deer-Resistant Native Plants https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-50-deer.html And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Recorded on 4-2-2022. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
53:53
April 02, 2022
Permaculture
Permaculture
In this episode, we talk Nicky Schauder, co-founder of Permaculture Gardens about permaculture. The plant profile is on Eastern Redbud Trees and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. The Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-97-permaculture.html. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 22: Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives  https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-22-fruit-trees.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 25: Michael Judd of Ecologia Design on growing Paw Paws, Cup Plant Plant Profile, and Fragrant Flowers https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-25-michael.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 3: Cool-Season Edible Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-3.html Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
57:01
March 26, 2022
Women in Horticulture
Women in Horticulture
In this episode, we talk  Heather Wheatley CPH, CBLP, Director of Education at HOMESTEAD GARDENS, Inc. about women in the horticulture industry. The plant profile is on Witch Hazels and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Links mentioned in this episode include: ~ Women in Horticulture: Delaware Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1833008573633962~ Ladies in the Landscape: https://ladiesinthelandscape.com/~ Emergent Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/471693102884875~ Blythe Yost, Tilly Design: https://tillydesign.com/ ~ Perennial Plant Association: https://perennialplant.org/ ~ GardenComm*: https://gardencomm.org/*note that there is a student-level membership and feel free to list me as your reference if you join Show Notes are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-96-women-in.html If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 55: Michaelle Scanlon and Deborah Lessne, co-owners of Garden sPOTS, about container gardening basic and starting their own business https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-55-container.html Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford Recorded on 3-19-2022.
57:57
March 19, 2022
Willows
Willows
In this episode, we talk Michael Judd of Ecologia Design about all things related to willows. The plant profile is on Primroses and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-95-willows.html Recorded on 3-9-2022. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 25: Michael Judd of Ecologia Design on growing Paw Paws https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-25-michael.html ~ Plant Profile: Native Pussy Willows (Salix discolor) https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/03/plant-profile-pussy-willows-salix.html
50:17
March 12, 2022
Magnolias
Magnolias
In this episode, we talk with Andrew Bunting, Vice President of Public Gardens and Landscapes at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, all about magnolias. The plant profile is on Heath and Heathers and I share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode recorded in 3-5-2022. The show notes are posted to  https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/03/gardendc-podcast-episode-94-magnolias.html. If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to: GardenDC Episode 60: Hydrangeas with Andrew Bunting https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/05/gardendc-podcast-episode-60-hydrangeas.html GardenDC Episode 6: Spring-Flowering Trees and Shrubs https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/04/gardendc-podcast-episode-6-spring.html Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
51:51
March 05, 2022
 Pruning Tips
Pruning Tips
In this episode, we talk with horticulturist and garden podcaster Leslie Harris about pruning. The plant profile is on Snapdragons and I share what I picked up at our Seed Exchange as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at - https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-93-pruning-tips.html Episode 93 was recorded on 2-26-2022. We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
59:26
February 26, 2022
Universal Gardening Truths
Universal Gardening Truths
In this episode, we talk with garden blogger, author, speaker, and podcaster Carol J. Michel with a light-hearted look at universal gardening truths. The plant profile is on Paperbush (Edgeworthia) and I share what is in my winter vegetable plot as well as some upcoming events. Here are some links mentioned during the show: - Garden Books by Carol J. Michel (note that this is an Amazon affiliate link) - May Dreams Garden blog - Gardenangelist podcast BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Show Notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-92-universal.html After listening to this episode, you might want to listen to these past episodes about Garden Theory and Humor: ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 23: Summer Cocktails, a Defense of the Lawn, and Tips for Growing Cucumbers https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/08/gardendc-podcast-episode-23-summer.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 38: Art in the Garden https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-38-art-in.html ~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 77: Goth Gardening https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-77-goth.html We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/message Note that we may use these messages on a future episode. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford
53:15
February 19, 2022
Outdoor Lighting
Outdoor Lighting
In this episode, we talk with Tony Weaver and Karen Olson Weaver of Olson Weaver Lighting Design about outdoor lighting The plant profile is on winter aconite and I share some local native plant resources as well as some upcoming events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford The Show Notes are posted to https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/02/gardendc-podcast-episode-91-outdoor.html (scroll down). Episode 91 was recorded on 2-12-2022
53:48
February 12, 2022
Great Landscape Evergreens
Great Landscape Evergreens
In this episode, we talk with horticulturist and author Vincent Simeone all about growing evergreens. The plant profile is on winterberry holly and I share some facts about the season of imbolc as well as some upcoming virtual events. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too! Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Editing and Show Notes: Dorvall Bedford Show Notes will be posted on 2/8/2022. Show Links: March Book Party The Thoughtful Gadener Urban Gardening Discussion Great Landscape Evergreens by Vincent Simeone (Note: this is an Amazon affiliate link)
49:15
February 05, 2022
Working with a Landscape Designer
Working with a Landscape Designer
In this episode, we talk with award-winning designer Susan Cohan about working with a landscape designer. The plant profile is on hellebores and I share some upcoming local events. The Show Notes are posted at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2022/01/gardendc-podcast-episode-89-working.html BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Show Notes: Hojung Ryu Recorded on 1-29-2022.
58:00
January 29, 2022
Seed Swaps and Exchanges
Seed Swaps and Exchanges
In this episode, we talk with Ira Wallace of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange about seed swapping, exchanges, and tips. The plant profile is on junipers and I share some upcoming local events..  Show Notes and Links: ~ American Rhododendron Society Seed Exchange ~ International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Victoria Seed Distribution ~ North American Rock Garden Society Seed List ~ Seed Swap Day ~ The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast* ~ Ujamaa Seeds *Amazon affiliate link  Episode 88: Recorded on 1-21-2022  BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  And be sure to leave us a 5-star review on your favorite platform so other gardeners can find us too!  Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
59:42
January 22, 2022
Winter Tree Care
Winter Tree Care
In this episode, we talk with Lou Meyer, an arborist with The Davey Tree Expert Company, about winter tree care. The plant profile is on Ginkgo Trees and I share some of the cool things from MANTS 2022. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 87: Recorded on 1-14-2022. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
57:23
January 15, 2022
Garden Trends for 2022
Garden Trends for 2022
In this episode, we talk with Katie Dubow, president of Garden Media Group, about 2022 Garden Trends. The plant profile is on Aucuba and I thank our Fall 2021 interns. This is the last episode of 2021. We will be back with new episodes in January 2022. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 86 -- Recorded on 12-11-2021. The full show notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-86-2022-garden.html Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Show Notes: Melena DiNenna
53:44
December 11, 2021
Camellias
Camellias
In this episode, we talk with Matthew Millage, a horticulturist at the U.S. National Arboretum, all about Camellias. The plant profile is on Hardy Orange and I share what's going on locally and in my garden. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 85: Recorded on 12-4-2021. The show notes are posted at https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/12/gardendc-podcast-episode-85-camellias.html. Episode Credits: Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Show Notes: Melena DiNenna
01:08:03
December 04, 2021
Thanksgiving from the Garden
Thanksgiving from the Garden
In this episode, we talk with cook and author Jonathan Bardzik about enjoying Thanksgiving from the Garden. The plant profile is on Japanese Maples and I share what's going on locally and in my garden. The show notes are posted at - https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-84.html BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 84 - Recorded on 11-20-2021. Episode Credits Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna
57:45
November 20, 2021
Greenhouses for Home Gardeners
Greenhouses for Home Gardeners
In this episode, we talk with Ashley Edwards, Horticulture Extension Agent for the Virginia Cooperative Extension, about growing Greenhouses for Home Gardeners. The plant profile is on Pyracantha and I share what's going on locally and in my garden. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 83 - Recorded on 11-13-2021. See full show notes at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-83-greenhouses.html Episode Credits Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna
50:47
November 13, 2021
Persimmons and Other Unusual Fall Fruits
Persimmons and Other Unusual Fall Fruits
In this episode, we talk with Stanton Gill, Extension Specialist in IPM and Entomology with University of Maryland Extension, and co-owner of MacBride and Gill Falcon Ridge Fruit Orchard in Westminster, MD, about growing Persimmons and other unusual fall fruits in the Mid-Atlantic. The plant profile is on Cutting Lettuce and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 82 - Recorded on 11-6-2021.  Episode Credits  Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna See full episode details at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/11/gardendc-podcast-episode-82-persimmons.html
56:54
November 06, 2021
Beginner Houseplants
Beginner Houseplants
In this episode, we talk with Louisa Zimmermann-Roberts at Thanksgiving Farms in Adamstown, MD, about houseplants for beginners and what first-time plant parents need to know. The plant profile is on Tatarian Aster and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 81 - Recorded on 10/29/2021.  Episode Credits Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna See full episode details at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-81-beginner.html
55:53
October 30, 2021
Bay-Wise Landscapes
Bay-Wise Landscapes
In this episode, we talk with Wanda MacLachlan, Area Educator, Residential Landscape Management, University of Maryland Extension, about the Bay-Wise Landscape Program. The plant profile is on White Wood Aster and I share what's going on locally and in my garden. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 80 - Recorded on 10/22/2021  Episode Credits Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna  See the full show notes at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-80-bay-wise.html
52:18
October 23, 2021
Boxwood
Boxwood
In this episode, we talk with Bennett Saunders, General Manager of Saunders Genetics LLC, all about boxwood from propagation tips to dealing with blight and leaf miner. The plant profile is on Hardy Begonia and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 79 - Recorded on 10-15-2021  Episode Credits Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz Interview Edits: Charlotte Crook Notes: Melena DiNenna See the full show notes at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-79-boxwood.html
50:18
October 16, 2021
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks
In this episode, we talk with Jonathan Kavalier, Director of Gardens and Grounds at Dumbarton Oaks, about the garden's past, present, and future as it hits its centennial mark. The plant profile is on Prickly Pear and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  Show Notes are posted to: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2021/10/gardendc-podcast-episode-78-dumbarton.html YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 78 - Recorded on 10-9-2021.
56:51
October 09, 2021
Goth Gardening
Goth Gardening
In this episode, we talk with Emily Suzanne Zobel, Mikaela Boley, and Rachel J. Rhodes of The Garden Thyme Podcast, all about Goth Gardens. The plant profile is on Turtlehead (Chelone) and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 77 - Episode recorded on 10-1-2021.
01:12:02
October 02, 2021
Horticultural Therapy
Horticultural Therapy
In this episode, we talk with  Hannah Berisford, CPH, HTC, Owner/Plant Nerd of BotaniGal, LLC, all about Horticultural Therapy. The plant profile is on Castor Bean Plant and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 76 - Recorded on 9-25-2021.
53:28
September 25, 2021
Versatile Viburnums
Versatile Viburnums
In this episode, we talk with Phil Normandy, the recently retired plant collections manager of Brookside Gardens, all about Viburnums. The plant profile is on Obedient Plant and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 75 - Recorded on 9-17-2021
56:14
September 18, 2021
Garden FAQs
Garden FAQs
In this episode, we talk with Debra Ricigliano, Lead Horticulturist with the Home and Garden Information Center University of Maryland Extension, answering frequently asked garden questions -- from declining oak trees to armyworm damage to turfgrass and much more. The plant profile is on Liriope and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 74 - Recorded on 9-10-2021.
01:01:15
September 11, 2021
A Late Summer Pep Talk
A Late Summer Pep Talk
In this episode, we talk with Erica Smith, Montgomery County Master Gardener and blogger, about not giving up, late summer vegetable growing tips, and much more. The plant profile is on Lycoris and I share what's going on locally and in my garden.  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 73 - Recorded on 9-3-2021.
01:00:47
September 04, 2021
Low-Maintenance Gardening
Low-Maintenance Gardening
In this episode, we talk with Lee Miller, landscaper designer and blogger, about low-maintenance gardening, her favorite fall plants, and much more. The plant profile is on Garden Phlox and I share what's going on locally and in my garden. Lee's book is Gardening By Month and can be ordered* at: https://amzn.to/3mGwNMz  BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 72 - Recorded on 8/28/2021 *Amazon affiliate link 
52:50
August 28, 2021
Soil Health
Soil Health
In this episode, we talk with Mark Highland of Organic Mechanics about soil health, biochar, and more. The plant profile is on Mountain Mint and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. Mark's book is Practical Organic Gardening and can be ordered at: https://amzn.to/3D8yKqY/  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.  Episode 71 - Recorded on 8/21/2021.
56:60
August 21, 2021
Washington vs Washington
Washington vs Washington
In this episode, we talk with Sean and Allison McManus from Spoken Garden about gardening in Washington, DC, versus doing so in Washington state. The plant profile is on Joe Pye Weed and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month!  See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 70 - Recorded on 8-13-2021.
01:07:58
August 14, 2021
Garden Phlox
Garden Phlox
In this episode, we talk with George Coombs of the Mt. Cuba Center about their Garden Phlox trials. The plant profile is on Spigelia and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. The full Phlox trial report can be viewed here. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 69 - Recorded on 8-2-2021.
01:00:60
August 07, 2021
Summer Vegetables
Summer Vegetables
In this episode, we talk with returning guest Doug Oster on the summer vegetable garden -- hits and misses as well as old favorites and new discoveries. The plant profile is on Zinnias and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. If you missed Doug's previous appearance on the GardenDC Podcast all about tomatoes, you can listen to it here. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 68 - Recorded on 7-29-2021. Show Sponsor: Washington Gardener Magazine is the publication for DC, MD, and VA area gardeners. https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/
58:34
July 31, 2021
Beyond Behnkes
Beyond Behnkes
In this episode, we talk with Stephanie Fleming of Beyond Behnke's about her memories growing up at the now-closed Behnke Nurseries. The plant profile is on Agapanthus and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 67 - Recorded on 7-24-2021.
54:59
July 24, 2021
Small-Space Gardening
Small-Space Gardening
In this episode, we talk with Teri Speight of Cottage in the Court all about small-space gardening. The plant profile is on Lilies and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. To pre-order the upcoming book, The Urban Garden: 101 Ways to Grow Food and Beauty in the City, go to: https://amzn.to/3rf9E3W*  BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 66 - Recorded on 7-17-2021.  *Note: Affiliate marketing link. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission. This helps support our journalism.
55:56
July 17, 2021
Annuals A to Z
Annuals A to Z
In this episode, we talk with Paul Westervelt, Annual & Perennial Production Manager; Director of New Plant R&D with Saunders Brothers, Inc., all about annuals. The plant profile is on Astilbe and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. Here are a few links mentioned in the episode: ~ GardenDC episode: container gardening with Chanticleer ~ Mt. Cuba Center Trial Garden  ~ Ladew Topiary Gardens YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 65 - Recorded on 6-26-2021.
01:12:51
June 26, 2021
Daylilies
Daylilies
In this episode, we talk with Stuart Kendig, owner of Perfect Perennials, all about daylilies and what makes them the "perfect perennial." The plant profile is on Solomon's Seal and I share what's going on locally and in the garden. Here are a few links mentioned in the episode: ~ American Daylily Society (American Hemerocallis Society) ~ Region 3 of the American Daylily Society ~ Lilyhemmer 2021 Fall Festival BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 64 - Recorded on 6-19-2021.
01:00:54
June 19, 2021
Water Gardening and Koi Ponds
Water Gardening and Koi Ponds
In this episode, we talk with Mike Gannon, owner of Full Service Aquatics, about water gardening and koi ponds. The plant profile is on Crocosmia and I share my impressions of the recent Philadelphia Flower Show. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 63 - Recorded on 6-12-2021.
01:03:40
June 12, 2021
Edible Flowers with Denise Schreiber
Edible Flowers with Denise Schreiber
In this episode, we talk with Denise Schreiber, author of "Eat Your Roses, Pansies and Lavender and 49 Other Delicious Flowers," about edible flowers. The plant profile is on Amsonia hubrichtii and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Note: This text contains Amazon affiliate links. Episode 62 - Recorded on 6-5-2021.
01:00:53
June 05, 2021
Peonies
Peonies
In this episode, we talk with Kathleen Gagan, owner of Peony's Envy, all about peonies. The plant profile is on herbaceous peonies and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 61 - Recorded on May 29, 2021.
01:07:23
May 29, 2021
Hydrangeas with Andrew Bunting
Hydrangeas with Andrew Bunting
In this episode, we talk with Andrew Bunting, Vice President of Public Horticulture at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, about hydrangeas. The plant profile is on brunnera and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 60 - Recorded on 5-22-2021.
56:05
May 22, 2021
Gardening with Tropical Plants
Gardening with Tropical Plants
In this episode, we talk with Marianne Willburn, author of Tropical Plants and How to Love Them, about gardening with tropical plants. The plant profile is on strawberries and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, Washington Gardener may receive a few pennies from Amazon. Episode 59 - Recorded on 5-15-2021.
01:11:33
May 15, 2021
Grafting Fruit Trees
Grafting Fruit Trees
In this episode, we talk with Hala Elbarmil, the Greenhouse and Gardens Coordinator at George Mason University, about grafting fruit trees. The plant profile is on Hardy Ferns and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 58 - Recorded on May 7, 2021.
51:10
May 08, 2021
Green Roofs and Walls
Green Roofs and Walls
In this episode, we talk with Louise Clarke of the Morris Arboretum about green roofs and walls. The plant profile is on Bleeding Hearts and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 57 - Recorded on 5-1-2021.
51:53
May 01, 2021
Next Level Container Gardening
Next Level Container Gardening
In this episode, we talk with Dan Benarcik of Chanticleer, about next level container gardening. The plant profile is on Euphorbia and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 56 - Recorded on 4-24-2021.
01:09:26
April 24, 2021
Container Gardening Basics
Container Gardening Basics
In this episode, we talk with Michaelle Scanlon and Deborah Lessne, co-owners of Garden sPOTS, about container gardening basic. The plant profile is on Asparagus and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 55 - Recorded on 4-17-2021.
55:41
April 17, 2021
Flower Farming with Lisa Mason Ziegler
Flower Farming with Lisa Mason Ziegler
This episode we talk with Lisa Mason Ziegler of The Gardener's Workshop about her flower farm business. The plant profile is on Wild Violets and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! Lisa's own podcast is called Field & Garden and you can listen to it here. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 54 - Recorded on 4-10-21.
01:06:04
April 10, 2021
Superior Perennials with Karen Rexrode
Superior Perennials with Karen Rexrode
This episode we talk with Karen Rexrode about her favorite low-maintenance perennials. The plant profile is on Dutch Hyacinths and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 53 - This episode was recorded on 4-2-2021.
01:05:46
April 03, 2021
Rock Gardening with Joseph Tychonievich
Rock Gardening with Joseph Tychonievich
This episode we talk with Joseph Tychonievich, author of "Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style," and "The Comic Book Guide to Growing Food," on rock gardening, hypertufa, NARGS, and food growing basics. The plant profile is on Flowering Quince and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! You can register for his April 14, 2021, webinar on Plant Shopping here. You can order his books at: https://amzn.to/31m6yiA and https://amzn.to/2Px6wlh. Episode 52 - Recorded on 3-29-2021. Note: this text contains Amazon affiliate links.
01:01:11
March 27, 2021
Companion Planting Strategies with Jessica Walliser
Companion Planting Strategies with Jessica Walliser
 This episode we talk with Jessica Walliser, author of "Plant Partners: Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden," on the coming Brood X cicadas, allelopathy, and scientifically tested plant partnerships. The plant profile is on Snapdragons and we share our upcoming events and local gardening news! You can order her book at: https://amzn.to/313bdGa (affiliate link) Episode 51 - Recorded on 3-20-2021. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
57:34
March 20, 2021
Deer-Resistant Native Plants
Deer-Resistant Native Plants
This episode we talk with Ruth Rogers Clausen and Gregg Tepper, authors of "Deer-Resistant Native Plants for the Northeast," on gardening with deer. The plant profile is on the Yucca filamentosa and we share local gardening news plus a contest to celebrate our 50th episode! Ruth and Gregg will be hosting a Virtual Book Talk on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Register here. Ruth will be speaking at the 34th Annual Lahr Symposium Redux Daylong Virtual Symposium on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Register here. To enter to win a free copy of their book and a digital subscription to Washington Gardener Magazine, subscribe to our YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/washingtongardenermagazine by March 20,2021. We will draw a winner from among all our YouTube channel subscribers past and present. You can order their book at: https://amzn.to/38DfPH1 YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 50 - Recorded on March 13, 2021 and may contain Amazon affiliate links. 
01:07:04
March 13, 2021
Flower Gardening
Flower Gardening
This episode we talk with Jan Johnsen, author of "Floratopia: 110 Flower Garden Ideas for Your Yard, Patio, or Balcony," on growing flowers. The plant profile is on the Wintersweet shrub and we share the first spring blooms and news on upcoming gardening events. Episode 49 -  Recorded on 3-6-2021. This post may include Amazon affiliate links. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
59:46
March 06, 2021
Growing Asian Vegetables
Growing Asian Vegetables
This episode we talk with Wendy Kiang-Spray, author of "The Chinese Kitchen Garden," on growing Asian vegetables. The plant profile is on Snowdrops and we share the first spring blooms and news on upcoming gardening events. Episode 48 - Recorded on 2-27-2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. This podcast may include affiliate links to our Amazon store.
01:00:34
February 27, 2021
Pollinator Victory Gardens
Pollinator Victory Gardens
This episode we talk with Kim Eierman founder of EcoBeneficial about adding a Pollinator Victory Garden to your home landscape. We share how to support the garden media before it is gone. The plant profile is on Wintersweet and news on recent and upcoming gardening events. Episode 47 - Recorded on 2-20-2021. BTW, YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:04:01
February 20, 2021
Garden Clubs in the 21st Century
Garden Clubs in the 21st Century
This episode we talk with Cherie Lejeune, President of National Capital Area Garden Clubs (NCAGC), about the current state of and future of garden clubs. The plant profile is on Daffodils (Narcissus sp.) and I share some recent and upcoming gardening events. Episode 46 - Recorded on 2-13-2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:07:43
February 13, 2021
Seed Starting Tips
Seed Starting Tips
This episode we talk with Barbara Melera of Harvesting-History.com about the seed industry and seed starting tips. The plant profile is on Hen-and-Chicks (Sempervivium sp.) and I share some upcoming gardening events. Summer Creek Farm is this episode's sponsor. Episode 45 - Recorded on 2-6-2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Also mentioned in this episode: ~  Thursday, February 18, 4pm "Flowers and Plants Introductions for the New Growing Season" Interested in how new plants evolve and make it to the garden centers each spring? Follow the path: e.g., hybridization, environmental suitability, and test gardens. Then be introduced to the “Stars for Spring 2021!” Speaker: Kathy Jentz, Editor, Washington Gardener Magazine. Fee: $10. Register at: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=L4L7AZ6RG55QQ Hosted by the National Capital Area Garden Clubs District IV. The presentation will be via Zoom and available on demand for 10 days afterwards. ~ Friday, February 19, 9:30am GreenScapes Symposium Leveraging native plants to restore the environment. Keynote by Doug Tallamy. Register at activemontgomery.org. ~  Saturday, February 20, 9:30am 17th Annual EcoSavvy Symposium – Virtual Program Join in from the comfort of your own home or office. In this year’s symposium, “Integrating Storm Water Management in Landscape Design.” Fee: $26. Register online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes (code ITG.QARB). ~  Thursday, February 25, 6:30pm Garden Book Club Meeting Discuss “A Gentle Plea for Chaos” with Washington Gardener Magazine’s Garden Book Club via Zoom. Order your copy now at our Amazon link: https://amzn.to/2WOdS4m, then RSVP and see the event details at: https://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2020/12/discuss-gentle-plea-for-chaos-with.html.
01:06:46
February 06, 2021
Witch Hazels and Green Spring Gardens 50th Anniversary
Witch Hazels and Green Spring Gardens 50th Anniversary
This episode we talk with Nicole Mitchell and Brenda Skarphol of Green Spring Gardens about the garden's 50th anniversary and its Witch Hazel collection The plant profile is on Japanese Apricot Trees (Prunus mume) and I share thoughts on "Politics and Gardening." Episode 44 - Recorded on 1-30-2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:01:44
January 30, 2021
Galanthus with David L. Culp
Galanthus with David L. Culp
This episode we talk with David L. Culp about Snowdrops (Galanthus sp.). The plant profile is on Oakleaf Hydrangea and I share the Growth Cycle of a Gardener. Episode 43 - Recorded on 1/23/2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
57:21
January 23, 2021
Hellebores
Hellebores
This episode we talk with Barry Glick of Sunshine Farm and Gardens about Hellebores, as well native plant seed collection and propagation. The plant profile is on Smooth Hydrangea and I share an update on my National #SeedSwapDay project. Episode 42 - Recorded on January 9, 2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:00:30
January 16, 2021
New Plant Introductions with Dr. Allan Armitage
New Plant Introductions with Dr. Allan Armitage
This episode we talk with renowned plantsman Dr. Allan Armitage all about New Plant Introductions. The plant profile is on River Birch and I share my MANTS 2021 experience. Episode 41 -Recorded on January 9, 2021 YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:12:38
January 09, 2021
Latin and Labels
Latin and Labels
This episode we talk with returning guest Marianne Willburn all about Botanical Latin and Plant Labels. The plant profile is on Sage and I am planting 'Amazing Grey' poppy seeds. Episode 40 - This episode was posted on December 12, 2020. Note that the GardenDC podcast is taking a break for the rest of the holiday season and will be back in the new year. Meanwhile, you can catch up on any of the 40 episodes from Season 1 that you may have missed or re-listen to a past favorite. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:05:15
December 12, 2020
Winter Sowing
Winter Sowing
This episode we talk with Linda L. Jones of Elements of Nature all about Winter Sowing. The plant profile is on Redtwig Dogwood and I share thoughts on Scent-sational Holiday Plants and a Hidden World Revealed. Episode 39 - Recorded on 12-5-2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
54:54
December 05, 2020
Art in the Garden
Art in the Garden
This episode we talk with Jan Kirsh, a landscape designer and sculptor, about art in the garden. The plant profile is on Rosemary and I share some indoor blooming plants. Episode 38 - Recorded on November 21, 2021. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:08:09
November 21, 2020
Foraging
Foraging
This episode we talk with April Thompson, a food writer and director of sales and marketing for Bloom, about foraging for wild edibles. The plant profile is on Smokebush and I share some foliage highlights in my garden. Episode 37 - Recorded on November 14, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
58:43
November 14, 2020
Gardening for Wildlife - Part 2
Gardening for Wildlife - Part 2
This episode we talk with David Mizejewski, naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation about creating backyard habitats. The plant profile is on Russian Sage and I look for ways to light the dark. Episode 36 - Recorded on November 7, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:04:36
November 07, 2020
Gardening for Wildlife - Part 1
Gardening for Wildlife - Part 1
This episode we talk with Marie Mims Butler about her experiences gardening for wildlife at the Virginia Zoological Park in Norfolk, VA. The plant profile is on Tall Sedum and I share a bit about the late-blooming Roses in my garden. Episode 35 - Recorded on October 31, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:00:24
October 31, 2020
Colorful Foliage and Longwood's Chrysanthemum Festival
Colorful Foliage and Longwood's Chrysanthemum Festival
This episode we talk with Karl Gercens of Longwood Gardens about fabulous garden color from foliage as well as Longwood's legendary Chrysanthemum Festival. The plant profile is on Wild Ageratum and I share a bit about the Pink Muhly Grass in my garden. Episode 34 - Recorded on October 24, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:07:08
October 24, 2020
US Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary
US Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary
This episode we talk with Saharah Moon Chapotin, Susan Pell, and Devin Dotson about the US Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary. The plant profile is on Mexican Feather Grass and I share what's blooming in my garden. Episode 33 - Recorded on October 17, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:02:49
October 17, 2020
Garden Tours, Private European Gardens, and Goldenrod
Garden Tours, Private European Gardens, and Goldenrod
This episode we talk with Carolyn Mullet about her Garden Tours and upcoming book on private European gardens, Adventures in Eden. The plant profile is on Goldenrod and I share some observations about the Wild Ageratum blooming in my garden. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 32 - Recorded on October 10, 2020.
01:20:08
October 10, 2020
Beekeeping
Beekeeping
This episode we talk with Claire Jones of Claire Jones Landscapes LLC and the Garden Diaries Blog about all aspects of Beekeeping. The plant profile is on Asters and I share about the some upcoming talks and webinars that I am giving. Episode 31 - Recorded on October 3, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:02:19
October 03, 2020
Seed Saving
Seed Saving
This episode we talk with Debby Ward of Prior Unity Garden about all aspects of Seed Saving. The plant profile is on Figs and I share about the 'Sheffield Pink' Mums blooming in my garden. Episode 30 - Recorded on September 26, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
59:52
September 26, 2020
Butterfly Gardening
Butterfly Gardening
This episode we talk with Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist Sarah Dickert and entomologist Holly Walker about butterfly gardening and Monarch Waystations. The plant profile is on Radishes and I share about the Autumn Daffodils blooming in my garden. Episode 29 - Recorded on September 19, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:05:33
September 19, 2020
Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying
Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying
This episode we talk with Wendy Brister of Cavano's Perennials about Preserving -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying. The plant profile is Great Blue Lobelia and I share about the Toadlily blooming in my garden. Episode 28 - Recorded on September 12, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:05:53
September 12, 2020
Gardening with Bulbs
Gardening with Bulbs
This episode we talk with Jay Hutchins of Brent and Becky's Bulbs about Gardening with Bulbs. The plant profile is on Tiger Eyes Cutleaf Staghorn Sumac. I share my top Tulip picks and a bit about the Japanese Anemone blooming now in my garden. Episode 27 - Recorded in September 5, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:09:52
September 05, 2020
Heirloom Tomatoes and Straw Bale Gardening
Heirloom Tomatoes and Straw Bale Gardening
This episode we talk with Craig LeHoullier, author of Epic Tomatoes, about Heirloom Tomatoes and Straw Bale Gardening . The plant profile is on Cannas and I debate the merits of Foliage versus Flowers. Episode 26 - Recorded on August 29, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:08:37
August 29, 2020
Growing Paw Paws, Cup Plant, and Fragrant Flowers
Growing Paw Paws, Cup Plant, and Fragrant Flowers
This episode, we chat with Michael Judd of Ecologia Design about all things related to growing Paw Paws The plant profile is on Cup Plant and I share my love of fragrant flowers. Episode 25 - Recorded on August 22, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:00:27
August 22, 2020
Peggy Cornett of Monticello , Echinacea Plant Profile, and Tips for Guerilla Gardening
Peggy Cornett of Monticello , Echinacea Plant Profile, and Tips for Guerilla Gardening
This episode, we chat with Peggy Cornett of Monticello about their historic plant collection. The plant profile is on Echinacea and I share tips for Guerilla Gardening. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 24 - Recorded on August 15, 2020.
01:02:41
August 15, 2020
Summer Cocktails, a Defense of the Lawn, and Tips for Growing Cucumbers
Summer Cocktails, a Defense of the Lawn, and Tips for Growing Cucumbers
A chat with returning guest Marianne Willburn about summer cocktails and she makes a case in defense of the lawn. The plant profile is on cucumbers and I share my love for the 'Green Cloud' container lotus. Episode 23 - Recorded on August 8, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:04:11
August 08, 2020
Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives
Fruit Trees, Crape Myrtle, and Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives
This episode we talk with Michael McConkey of Edible Landscaping about Fruit Trees. The plant profile is on Crape Myrtles and I share Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives. Episode 22 - Recorded on August 1, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:09:43
August 01, 2020
Cutting Gardens, Monarda, and Adventures in Garden Speaking
Cutting Gardens, Monarda, and Adventures in Garden Speaking
This episode, we talk with Drew Asbury of Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens about cutting gardens. The plant profile is on Monarda and I share my Adventures in Garden Speaking. Episode 21 - Recorded on July 25, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:09:08
July 25, 2020
Native Plants, Diversity in the Garden, and Sunflowers
Native Plants, Diversity in the Garden, and Sunflowers
This episode, we talk with Shari Wilson about native plants. The plant profile is on Sunflowers and I share my thoughts on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the garden. Episode 20 - Recorded on July 18, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
58:57
July 18, 2020
Floral Design, Gardening by the Rules, and Black-eyed Susans
Floral Design, Gardening by the Rules, and Black-eyed Susans
This episode, we talk with Holly Heider Chapple about floral design. The plant profile is on Black-eyed Susans, and I share my thoughts on Gardening by Rules. Episode 19 - Recorded on July 11, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:09:01
July 11, 2020
Shade Gardening, Clematis, and Logging Offline in the Garden
Shade Gardening, Clematis, and Logging Offline in the Garden
This episode, we talk with Jenny Rose Carey about Shade Gardening. The plant profile is on Clematis and I share my tips for  Logging Offline in the Garden. Episode 18 - Recorded on July 4, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:01:40
July 04, 2020
Garden Photography, Hardy Geraniums, and Confessions of a Plant Hoarder
Garden Photography, Hardy Geraniums, and Confessions of a Plant Hoarder
This episode, we talk with Mike Whalen about Garden Photography. The plant profile is on Hardy Geranium and I share my Confessions of a Plant Hoarder. Episode 17 - Recorded on June 27, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:05:55
June 27, 2020
Garlic, Lavender, and No-stress Gardening
Garlic, Lavender, and No-stress Gardening
This episode, we talk with Tony Sarmiento about all things Garlic. The plant profile is on Lavender and I share my lessons in No-stress Gardening. Episode 16 - Recorded on June 20, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
52:12
June 20, 2020
Orchids, Insects, and Hummingbirds
Orchids, Insects, and Hummingbirds
This episode, we have a wide-ranging conversation with plantswoman Carol Allen about Orchids, Insects, Hummingbirds, and more. The plant profile is on Common Milkweed and I share why garden has real value. Episode 15 - Recorded on June 13, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:03:53
June 13, 2020
Unusual Edibles
Unusual Edibles
This episode, we chat with Niraj Ray of Cultivate the City on Unusual Edibles including Papalo, Malabar Spinach, and Megberries. I share my Confessions of a Plant Killer and the Plant Profile is on Daylilies. Episode 14 - Recorded on June 6, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
42:55
June 06, 2020
Heritage Roses
Heritage Roses
This episode, we chat with Connie Hilker of Hartwood Roses about Heritage (aka Old or Heirloom) Roses. I share my love for Crocs and the plant profile is on Hardy Waterlily (Nymphaea). Episode 13 - Recorded on May 30, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:04:56
May 30, 2020
Shrubs & Hedges
Shrubs & Hedges
This episode, we chat with Eva Monheim about her new book on Shrubs and Hedges. I opine about gardening in movies The plant profile is on Hakone Grass (Hakonechloa macra). Episode 12 - Recorded on May 23, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:03:20
May 23, 2020
Lotus and Water Gardens
Lotus and Water Gardens
This episode, we chat with Kelly Billing of Water Becomes a Garden about Lotus, and I answer a listener question on harvesting Asparagus. The plant profile is on Calamintha (Calamintha nepeta). Episode 11 - Recorded on May 16, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
56:50
May 16, 2020
Peppers
Peppers
This episode, we chat with Peter Pepper about growing Peppers and I describe my visit to Rachel Carson's home a few years ago. Also, I share what is blooming in my garden and the plant profile is on fothergilla. Episode 10 - Recorded on May 9, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
35:49
May 09, 2020
Azaleas
Azaleas
An in-depth talk with Barbara Bullock about all things azalea - from planting tips to pruning to favorite selections. She is the recently retired curator of the US National Arboretum’s azalea collection. We also reminisce a bit about Behnke Nurseries and she shares what gardening in retirement is like. Episode 9 - Recorded on May 2, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
01:05:53
May 02, 2020
Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management
We talk with Heather Zindash about IPM and best practices for diagnosing and treating issues in your garden. I share why gardening is NOT canceled and the plant profile is on kale. Episode 8 - Recorded on April 25, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
51:20
April 25, 2020
Backyard Chickens
Backyard Chickens
We chat with garden writer Marianne Willburn again. This time about chickens in the garden, fuzzy ducklings, and hugelkultur. The plant profile is on lilacs. I vent about leaf blowers and share what is blooming in my garden. Episode 7 - Recorded at April 18, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
44:12
April 18, 2020
Spring-flowering Trees and Shrubs
Spring-flowering Trees and Shrubs
This episode, we chat with David Ellis, editor of The American Gardener, the magazine of the American Horticultural Society, about favorite spring flowering trees and shrubs. The plant profile is on pansies/violas and we reflect on the late, great Henry Mitchell. Episode 6 - Recorded on April 11, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
39:41
April 11, 2020
Horticultural Storyteller
Horticultural Storyteller
This episode we talk with Abra Lee, a horticultural storyteller and Longwood Fellow. The plant profile focuses on the Pussy Willow and we add a new segment about what is growing in our community garden plot and home garden this week. Episode 5 - Recorded April 4, 2020  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
34:40
April 04, 2020
All About Tomatoes
All About Tomatoes
A talk with Doug Oster all about tomatoes — from the earliest varieties to ripen to combating blight issues. Doug shares his best tips and tricks. Our plant profile this episode is Heuchera. Episode 4 - Recorded March 28, 2020  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
36:50
March 28, 2020
Cool-Season Edibles
Cool-Season Edibles
Kim Roman discusses Square Foot Gardening, microgreens, and what edibles you can start now the March garden. The plant profile in this episode focuses on Forsythia.  Episode 3 - Recorded on Match 21, 2020. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
36:35
March 22, 2020
Sustainable Gardening
Sustainable Gardening
A chat with Kit Gage, a Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional, about the recent Green Matters Symposium, the novel “The Overstory,” and the “Nature’s Best Hope” by Doug Tallamy. Our Plant Profile this episode is on the cool-season annual Sweet Alyssum. Episode 2 - Recorded on March 14, 2020  YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support.
35:37
March 15, 2020
Philadelphia Flower Show
Philadelphia Flower Show
A chat with garden writer Marianne Willburn about Philadelphia Flower Show, edgeworthia, rose pruning tips, and what to do in the garden early March. YOU can become a listener supporter for as little as $0.99 per month! See how at: https://anchor.fm/gardendc/support. Episode 1 - Recorded on March 7, 2020.
01:14:01
March 07, 2020
GardenDC Podcast
GardenDC Podcast
GardenDC is all about gardening in the greater Washington DC region (DC MD VA DE WV PA — zones 6-7). Host Kathy Jentz is the editor and publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine. A life-long gardener, Kathy believes that growing plants should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over perspiration.
00:47
March 06, 2020