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, reminds listeners that this is the time of year that bees tend to swarm when their hives get too full. Please note that these bees are not harmful, they are just searching for a new home. Having a swarm relocated is easily done by contacting a professional. Go […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined on the phone today by Janet Peterson. Janet is the state president for the Idaho Garden Clubs. Have you ever thought about joining or starting a garden club? Garden Clubs of Idaho is a member of the National Garden Club and the Pacific Region. There are […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined by Matt Perkins to talk about fruit trees. Matt is a Certified Arborist, tree inspector and Certified Nursery Professional. Matt shares some of the things you may want to look for when buying a bare root fruit tree. Fruit trees should be thoroughly inspected and strategically […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, shared some information on upcoming Chicken Classes given by Nutrena and taking place at your favorite D&B Supply location. You can get more specific information on dates and times by clicking here. Have you previous planted Pampa grass and are wanting to now get rid of it? Debbie […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined on the show by Mary Ann Newcomer. Mary Ann is a published author, speaker, and more famously known as The Dirt Diva. Are you thinking about adding some drought tolerant plants to your landscape next year? Mary Ann shares some drought tolerant varieties and talks about […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, shared some great information this week about healthy evergreen trees and Christmas blooms. Are you wondering if the appearance of your evergreen trees is healthy? Debbie explains what your evergreens should be looking like this time of year. Do you have moths in your pantry or cupboards? With […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, started off the show taking a great question about protecting your trees from deer and elk. Deer and elk can severely damage and/or kill your trees by rubbing on the trunks. Debbie gives some great tips on how to protect your trees without injuring wildlife. Are you still […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, shared some great information on fall planting and what we should be doing now to be ready for next spring. If you have grown gourds or winter squash, Debbie has some tips on harvesting and saving them from the first frost. If you have grown smooth skinned gourds, […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, talked to her listeners this week about the fall season. Did you plant a fall garden this year? Debbie talks about the current weather and extending your garden season. Have you ever wondered what makes the leaves change color and why they fall? Listen in to hear about […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, received listener questions on a variety of tops this week. She gives great storage tips for delicious tasting tomatoes along with the health benefits and tomato fun facts. Do you have a poinsettia you’re wanting to be red and beautiful by Christmas? Now is the time to start […]