Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson says it’s time for you to trim your lilacs now. Check out the video below.
A beautiful addition to your garden can be dahlias. Dahlias are known to be a warm season plant. You should wait to plant them after the last frost of the season similarly to tomatoes. Dahlias prefer six hours of sun a day. If you can provide some afternoon sun protection and some wind protection that […]
On this D&B Garden Show, Master Gardener Debbie Cook will take listener calls to help them with problems in their garden. She talks about re-landscaping, backyard wildlife habitat, drainage in planting containers. All that and more on this episode of the D&B Garden Show! Thinking about making a backyard wildlife habitat? The National Wildlife Federation […]
Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson with the University of Idaho has a great tip for planting tomatoes. She removes the bottom leaves so they can turn into the root system. It’s important for your Roman Tomatoes to have a strong root system. Check out the video below to see how she does it.
Andrea Niederer and her nephews show how to make a simple lettuce and herb potted plants in an up-cycled container. Check out the video below to see how. Check out Andre Niederer on her socials I Garden Daily: Blog https://igardendaily.com/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/a_igardendaily/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/igardendaily Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/andreabn/igardendailycom/
Matt sits down to talk all about composting with David Hopkins, a University of Idaho Extension Master Gardener. He’ll talk about how he got his start as a master gardener, what compost is, and how it benefits your garden. What is composting Organic material that has been broken down by microorganisms. Why is it good […]
In this episode, Matt describes what it’s like to deal with pocket gophers, a very frustrating varmint. Matt goes over some do-it-yourself methods for eliminating pocket gophers and speaks with gopher experts Jim Martell, who is the director of Canyon County Idaho’s Weed and Pest Control Commission, and John Turpin the owner of Idaho Gopher […]
Never mind that it’s February and 32-degrees outside. The sun is shining! Just the blue sky and the winter garden bathed in direct sunlight can make any of us long for Spring and the start of the growing season. For now though, many of us can get our “fix” by preparing for the coming season. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
How does your garden grow? It should be growing like crazy right now. The cooler evenings are helpful for fruit set and the hot sunny days are perfect for getting it to ripen. I hope you are enjoying all your hard work! This month on the D&B garden show we are going to be talking […]