Debbie Cook, Master Gardener, and Certified Arborist, welcomed Melinda Jean Stafford to her show this week. Melinda is the Campus Programs Coordinator and manages the Rooftop Bee Farm internship program at Boise State University. Melinda joined the Garden Show to talk to Debbie and her listeners about beekeeping. With the cooler weather, bees begin going […]

Thank you to Julie, a D&B Garden Show listener for sending in a question about what to do after spraying her fruit trees. Q: I sprayed my pear trees (1 Oriental pear, 1 Bartlett pear) for the first time this year for coddling moths. It worked great, beautiful pears, bumper crop. But now I’m worried […]

Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, Debbie Cook, shared some great information about the upcoming Master Gardener class in Canyon County. All the information can be viewed on the University of Idaho’s Extension site by clicking here. Download and submit the online application to be considered for the program. Have you signed up to receive pest alerts […]

Master gardener, Debbie Cook, and guest, Rich Guggenheim, the Canyon County Extension Office Educator, talk about the Pest Alert Network and answer a variety of customer questions. The Pest Alert Network focuses on helping homeowners with current pest problems and solutions based on weather, research, and science. The Canyon County Extension Office will be holding […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener, and Certified Arborist, was joined by Gretchen Anderson on the show today. Gretchen is the author of The Backyard Chicken Fight and our resident “chicken expert.” This week, the ladies discussed gardening. Do you love garlic? Debbie and Gretchen talk about the different varieties of garlic in respects to planting, watering, […]

June 11, 2016 – Beekeeper, Melinda Jean Stafford, joins Debbie Cook this week on the D&B Garden Show going through the entire process of how to extract honey from your bee hives in the spring. Melinda walks Debbie through the entire harvesting process starting with the timing of harvesting for the unique taste and color of […]