169 episodes

This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

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This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

    169-Your Biggest Garden Challenges of Summer, 2020

    169-Your Biggest Garden Challenges of Summer, 2020

    Coming up on the middle of August, it’s clear that the 2020 gardening season is one for the record books — not for its performance, but for its challenges. I can say that this was the year of all years for garden challenges. In this week’s episode, I answer questions that have come in this summer from podcast listeners about their biggest gardening challenges this year so far.

    • 50 min
    168-Preserving Your Harvest with No Special Equipment, with Theresa Loe

    168-Preserving Your Harvest with No Special Equipment, with Theresa Loe

    Of all the problems that gardeners run into, having a bigger harvest than you know what to do with is the best problem to have. If you find yourself in this enviable position, you’ll want to listen to my conservation from a few summers back with Theresa Loe on preserving your garden harvest. 

    • 55 min
    167-Managing Plant Diseases Organically, with Jeff Gillman

    167-Managing Plant Diseases Organically, with Jeff Gillman

    Plant diseases pose one of the biggest challenges that gardeners face, and while it can be tempting to reach for a chemical control, managing plant diseases organically is possible. To speak to that fact, I invited Dr. Jeff Gillman on the podcast a couple of years back, and I am revisiting that conversion this week because now is that time of summer when plant diseases show themselves in a garden that otherwise appeared healthy up until this point.

    • 27 min
    166-Tracing the History of Heirloom Seeds, With Seed Savers Exchange

    166-Tracing the History of Heirloom Seeds, With Seed Savers Exchange

    Every seed has a story to tell, if someone will listen. This week, I asked Sara Straate, the seed historian for Seed Savers Exchange, to come on the show and explain the work that goes into tracing the history of heirloom seeds that, in many cases, came to the exchange after being saved for generations by home gardeners. Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, is one of the country’s largest non-governmental seed banks, with more than 20,000 varieties in its ever-growing collection.

    • 42 min
    165-Tips For Reducing Garden Overwhelm, With Margaret Roach-Encore Presentation

    165-Tips For Reducing Garden Overwhelm, With Margaret Roach-Encore Presentation

    Between keeping up with picking crops and beating back weeds, plant diseases, and pests, it’s common that gardeners feel overwhelmed, especially at the height of summer — or any time of the growing season. But you don’t have to let garden overwhelm get the best of you. This week felt like the right time for an encore presentation of my conversation on reducing garden overwhelm with A Way to Garden’s Margaret Roach, the gardening columnist, author, and podcast host.

    • 59 min
    164-Ask Me Anything: Joe Lamp'l Answers Your Gardening Questions For Mid-Summer

    164-Ask Me Anything: Joe Lamp'l Answers Your Gardening Questions For Mid-Summer

    Between my podcast listeners, social media channels, and members of my Online Gardening Academy™, I receive a lot of gardening questions. This week on the podcast, I am answering some of those questions from members of the joegardener® Facebook group.  I’ve invited Erin, my Director of Online Media, to return as co-host for this gardening Q&A episode we're calling Ask Me Anything. In this episode, we're answering your gardening questions. So let’s get started!

    • 56 min

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