10 episodes

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 gsg.pod@unh.edu.

Granite State Gardening University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension

    • Home & Garden
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

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 gsg.pod@unh.edu.

    Dealing with Nuisance Wildlife, Growing Garlic, Inkberry & Tree Guards

    Dealing with Nuisance Wildlife, Growing Garlic, Inkberry & Tree Guards

    Emma and Nate explore how to deal with animals that can damage yards and gardens with proven tips and solutions.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Growing Cool Season Vegetables in your Spring Garden

    Growing Cool Season Vegetables in your Spring Garden

    Emma and Nate explore spring vegetable gardening so you can take full advantage of the cool months before last frost.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    How to Start Seeds Successfully Indoors

    How to Start Seeds Successfully Indoors

    Emma and Nate discuss the ins and outs of seed starting so you can open your gardening horizons to new crops, new varieties and earlier, better harvests.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Pruning, Topping & Staking Trees & Shrubs, plus Witch Hazel Appreciation

    Pruning, Topping & Staking Trees & Shrubs, plus Witch Hazel Appreciation

    Emma and Nate discuss the often-counterintuitive science of pruning trees and shrubs, including benefits and techniques that will bring out the full potential of your landscape plantings.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Foliage Houseplants, Fertilizing, Cleaning Leaves, Aphids & ZZ Plant

    Foliage Houseplants, Fertilizing, Cleaning Leaves, Aphids & ZZ Plant

    Greenhouse Manager Nichole Keyes joins Emma and Nate for a conversation on choosing and caring for houseplants that will thrive in your home. They also share personal favorites, shopping tips and predictions for popular houseplants in 2021.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Planning Spring Vegetable Gardens (part 2), Container Gardening, Malabar Spinach & Staking Tomatoes

    Planning Spring Vegetable Gardens (part 2), Container Gardening, Malabar Spinach & Staking Tomatoes

    In this bonus episode, UNH Extension / NH Agricultural Experiment Station specialist, researcher & professor Becky Sideman, Emma and Nate continue to discuss seed catalogs and what information points to plants that’ll thrive in your garden. They cover organics, seed treatments, GMOs, disease resistance, container gardening, staking tomatoes, and growing Malabar spinach (Basella alba).

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

thecrunchybee ,

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.

AAB0920 ,

Great gardening podcast

Love this podcast. I like that the information is evidence-based but also presented in a way that is relevant and practical for the home gardener. The topics have been timely, engaging, and relevant to gardening in NH/north with its very short growing season.

rcsmom0412 ,

Love this podcast!

I listen to a few gardening podcasts but really love this one. It has tons of helpful tips and I love the plant feature too! Definitely worth subscribing to. 🌱

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