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The DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden is a quick podcast to help you become a better gardener right now. No matter what level of gardener you are, we are here to help you build your garden care knowledge and skills fast!

Sean is part of the dynamic-duo of Spoken Garden, with his wife Allison McManus. Together they create garden content for beginner and advanced gardeners everywhere to help them become better gardeners. Learn more about them and their journey at spokengarden.com.

DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden Sean and Allison McManus

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    • 3.4 • 5 Ratings

The DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden is a quick podcast to help you become a better gardener right now. No matter what level of gardener you are, we are here to help you build your garden care knowledge and skills fast!

Sean is part of the dynamic-duo of Spoken Garden, with his wife Allison McManus. Together they create garden content for beginner and advanced gardeners everywhere to help them become better gardeners. Learn more about them and their journey at spokengarden.com.

    5 Alternatives to Plastic Garden Containers - DIY Garden Minutes

    5 Alternatives to Plastic Garden Containers - DIY Garden Minutes

    On today's episode, I want to tell you 5 different alternatives to plastic containers that you can use in your garden right NOW!
    Links from this episode:
    SmartPots Raised Beds and use coupon code "SPOKENGARDEN" at checkout for 10% your total order Gardeners' Supply Coco Fiber Pots Tractor Supply Metal Horse Trough Planter Tractor Supply Terra Cotta Clay Pots Get your discounts on your next online purchase of seeds, bulbs, fabric containers, and resilent resin containers from our Spoken Garden Deals page!
    More podcast episodes! Thank you for listening and we'll see ya in the garden!
     
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 4 min
    7 May Garden Tasks To Be Ready For Summer - DIY Garden Minute

    7 May Garden Tasks To Be Ready For Summer - DIY Garden Minute

    On today's episode, I want to tell you 7 different garden tasks you can get done in May to get ahead and be ready for summer!
    Links from this episode:
    Understand Frost Free Dates. Listen to DIY Garden Minute episode 74.  Get a Spring Mulch Reminder. Listen to DIY Garden Minute episode 138 Which Pruning Cuts You Need to Know. Listen to episdoe 55, Where to Make Your Pruning Cuts Get discounts on your next online purchase of seeds, bulbs, fabric containers, and resilent resin containers from our Spoken Garden Deals page! Check out our Amazon Garden Supply Store More podcast episodes! Thank you for listening and we'll see ya in the garden!
     
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 4 min
    Choosing Summer Flowering Bulbs - DIY Garden Minute

    Choosing Summer Flowering Bulbs - DIY Garden Minute

    Do you want to add summer flowering bulbs to a specific area of your garden, but aren't sure how to pick the right now? On this episode, I go over how to choose different summer flowering bulbs for your garden by listing three different bulbs that thrive in full sun, part to full shade, under drought conditions, and in boggy or really wet soils! Listen to hear which do best in these different areas for your garden!
    Bulbs and links mentioned in this episode (some affiliate links below):
    Begonias, Tuberous Calla Lilies Crocosmia Dahlias Elephant Ears Gladiolus Hostas Iris, Bearded Iris, Siberian Liatris Our YouTube Channel (@spokengarden) for more bulb and plant care videos  
    Thank you for listening. 😀
    We'll see ya in the garden! 👋
     
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 2 min
    When to Fertilize Your Bulbs - DIY Garden Minute

    When to Fertilize Your Bulbs - DIY Garden Minute

    On this episode, Sean breaks down the best times to fertilize your bulbs. Listen to hear the 4 level process of when you can add fertilizer to your bulbs to keep them healthy!
     
    Links in this episode:
    Bulbs - Generally Everything Bulbs Youtube Playlist BioTone from Espoma  Eden Brothers New Bulbs for 2024 'Creme de Cognac' Dahlias Moonlight Mix Anemones and Ranunculus Pollen-Free Roselilies  
    Thank you for listening! 
    You can find other quick-tip garden topics on our podcast page at spokengarden.com and click Listen at the top of the page. And subscribe to this podcast so you don't miss future quick garden episodes!
    We'll see ya in the Garden! 

     
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 3 min
    10 New Summer Flowers from Seed - DIY Garden Minute

    10 New Summer Flowers from Seed - DIY Garden Minute

    On this episode, we share 10 new summer flowers that you can grow from seed from our favorite online seed source, Eden Brothers. The ten are listed below with links to each, along with some other helpful links.
    Happy seed sowing and flowering growing!
    Zinderella Peach Zinnias 
    Sunshine Mix Gazanias 
    Alaska Salmon Nasturtiums 
    White Goddess Stock 
    Twilight Statice 
    Jasmine Tobacco 
    Double Click Cranberries Cosmos 
    Joseph's Coat Early Splendor Amaranthus 
    Fireball French Marigolds 
    Pink Regis Rose-Mallow 

     

    Eden Brothers easy online sowing and growing instructions at grow.edenbrothers.com/planting-guides/ 

     
    Use our coupon code: SPOKENGARDEN (all one word) at checkout for 15% off your total order. 

     

    Checkout our YouTube channel at YouTube.com/spokengarden. 

     
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 2 min
    How to Treat Your Seeds - DIY Garden Minute

    How to Treat Your Seeds - DIY Garden Minute

    On today's episode, it's all about how we treat our seeds to give them the best chance to germinate. There are different seed treatments out there to improve your germination rate and in this episode we cover the three main ones with seed examples: 1) Soaking, 2) Scarifying, and 3) Cold Stratification.
    Listen to hear seed examples that need one of more of these treatments and understand seed treatments better.
     
    Links in this episode:
    Get more seed tips and hacks from our YouTube Seed and Propagation Playlist Get your own Little Dibby or Dibby XL on Our Etsy Shop Amazon  
    All rights reserved for Spoken Garden. Music by Benjamin Tissot.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

AnnaSull ,

Quick and easy

This podcast outlines important gardening techniques and perfect plants or combinations efficiently and effectively. I love that I can find out the perfect flower for Easter or Father’s Day in a flash, or learn how to weed in less than 10 minutes. Easy to listen to and informative.

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