91 episodes

Whether you're a master gardener, just getting started or somewhere in between - there's always something new to learn in your garden and landscape. On each episode we'll talk with horticulturists, foresters and other experts. We'll learn about vegetable gardens, lawns, native plants, trees and more. Garden Variety is the podcast for all the things you'd like to grow or grow better.

Garden Variety is a horticulture podcast from Iowa Public Radio and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Garden Variety Iowa Public Radio

    • Leisure
    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Whether you're a master gardener, just getting started or somewhere in between - there's always something new to learn in your garden and landscape. On each episode we'll talk with horticulturists, foresters and other experts. We'll learn about vegetable gardens, lawns, native plants, trees and more. Garden Variety is the podcast for all the things you'd like to grow or grow better.

Garden Variety is a horticulture podcast from Iowa Public Radio and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

    Take the petal to the metal

    Take the petal to the metal

    Leaving plant debris in your perennial garden all winter long provides texture and habitat, but now it’s time to do some spring cleaning as the weather warms.

    Advice for when insects make you want to flea

    Advice for when insects make you want to flea

    As the weather warms up and insects emerge, you might find yourself with some unwanted houseguests crawling around.

    Breaking bud

    Breaking bud

    It will be a while before you can pick your homegrown harvest, but we can offer some guidance when it comes to picking the right fruit trees.

    What to do when mustard has you flustered

    What to do when mustard has you flustered

    Many landowners and stewards in Iowa battle invasives on a regular basis, sometimes spending hours weeding plants like honeysuckle and garlic mustard.

    Sowing seeds of knowledge

    Sowing seeds of knowledge

    Guidance on caring for seedlings

    These plants really deliver

    These plants really deliver

    To get a larger plant selection conveniently sent to your home, there is an online market of bulbs, seeds and plants. But how do you know you are ordering quality plants?

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4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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