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.
197-The Many Benefits of Building a Naturalistic Garden, with Kelly Norris
When planting a naturalistic garden, is having more plants always better? If you ask Kelly Norris, my podcast guest this week and the author of “New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden,” the answer is, unequivocally, “yes.” He is an advocate for biodiverse, abundant landscapes that use every square foot to its maximum potential.
196-The Science of Lighting Plants Indoors, with Leslie Halleck-Encore Presentation
The science behind the relationship between plants and light is complicated, but my guest on this week’s encore episode explains it in an accessible, easy-to-understand way. Her name is Leslie Halleck, and she is an expert on lighting for indoor growing. In our conversation, Leslie explains what gardeners need to know about light to raise houseplants as well as herbs and vegetables indoors.
195-Identifying and Controlling Garden Pests Organically
Before attempting a pest control method that may prove to be unnecessary, ineffective or complete overkill, the first step a gardener should take is to correctly identify the problem. Positive identification of garden pests paired with the appropriate intervention will yield the best results while minimizing or eliminating negative impacts.
194-Easy No-Dig Gardening, with Charlie Nardozzi
No-dig gardening is a simple gardening method that many gardeners — who were taught for years that they had to till or turn their gardens annually — still have many questions about. To demystify no-dig gardening and explain its benefits, my guest this week is my longtime friend Charlie Nardozzi, a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, and radio and television personality.
193-Digging Deeper into Seed Starting with Garden Professor John Porter-Encore Presentation
Many factors affect whether seeds started indoors will grow to become seedlings that are strong and healthy enough to transition into the garden, survive and prosper. On this week’s encore episode, John Porter of The Garden Professors shares his non-negotiables for success when seed starting.
192-Start Seeds Indoors Successfully-Encore Presentation
Indoor seed starting time is nearly upon us, and whether you are starting seeds yourself for the first time in 2021 or you have prior experience, I’m certain you’ll find my discussion with tomato growing expert Craig LeHoullier enlightening. In this encore presentation, Craig and I share tips and tricks to successfully start seeds indoors.
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Just began listening to gardening podcasts in the last year and yours is by far the absolute best! So informative and your discussion style makes all the information easy to understand. Thanks and keep up the good work!
No Ordinary Joe!
This podcast is so informative and entertaining. Each podcast is unique, and you can learn something new every time. Joe’s passion for gardening and the environment really comes through.
Amazing informative podcast
I was nervous to start listening to a podcast on gardening, since I am a visual learner. Yet, this podcast is so informative and easy to understand. They also explain the why, and that is very important to me. I love that Joe is an experienced gardener, but also brings in many professionals who have formal education. I would certainly recommend this podcast to anyone.