Granite State Gardening is a University of New Hampshire podcast for gardeners, landowners and homesteaders in New Hampshire and Northern New England. Hosts Emma Erler and Nate Bernitz share proven tips and solutions for your garden and landscape, giving inspiration and research-based knowhow to cultivate confidence and success wherever and whatever you’re growing. Biweekly episodes feature plant recommendations, pest control advice and answers to listener questions, which are encouraged at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning and Planting Your Home Fruit Tree Orchard, From Apples and Peaches to Pawpaw
Emma and Nate discuss planning a home fruit tree orchard, from selecting and preparing your orchard site to choosing varieties, planting and care of young trees. Pawpaw is the episode’s featured plant.
Supporting Birds In Your Yard and Garden, plus Bareroot Trees and Common Hackberry
Wildlife biologist Matt Tarr joins Emma and Nate for a conversation about supporting birds around the home. Emma also adds bonus segments on hummingbirds, bare root trees and the episode’s featured plant - common hackberry.
All things trees! (part 2) Pruning and Solving Tree Problems, Plus Frost Cracks, White Oak and Wood Chips
Forester Greg Jordan joins Emma and Nate for part 2 of a 2-part episode on trees, focusing on pruning and tree problems, with bonus segments on frost cracking and wood chips with white oak as the episode’s featured plant.
Landscape Trees (part 1): Selection, Planting, Transplanting and Care
Forester Greg Jordan joins Emma and Nate to talk all things landscape trees in a two-part episode. Part 1 focuses on selection, planting, transplanting, transporting, and general care.
Extending the season and overwintering garden veggies, winter sowing, lovage, and putting the garden to bed
Becky Sideman talks season extension and overwintering veggies, Emma Erler answers a question about winter sowing and frost seeding, and Nate Bernitz shares tips for putting the garden to bed.
Fall Gardening for Rewards Next Year: Bulbs, Garlic and Lawns
Emma and Nate chat about fall planting and gardening, sharing proven tips and solutions for spring blooming bulbs, luscious lawns and bountiful garlic.
Well worth the listen
Very informative for New Hampshire gardeners. I like that I don't have to try to adapt advice given for a different hardiness zone.
Best Garden Podcast!
I look forward to each podcast, so please keep them coming. Nate and Emma work so good as a team. I’ve listened to some podcasts 3 times. I highly recommend subscribing.
The BEST! A must-listen for all gardeners and aspiring gardeners
This is by far the BEST gardening pod I have heard! It’s super engaging and I have learned so much. The theme music is catchy and I love listening to it on my way home from work.