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Bite-sized informative updates on gardening solutions, basics, garden myths and other subjects of interest to gardeners both new and experienced. From the popular Empress of Dirt website (empressofdirt.net), home of creative and frugal ideas for your backyard garden.

Two Minutes in the Garden: Gardening Tips, Science, Myths Empress of Dirt

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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

Bite-sized informative updates on gardening solutions, basics, garden myths and other subjects of interest to gardeners both new and experienced. From the popular Empress of Dirt website (empressofdirt.net), home of creative and frugal ideas for your backyard garden.

    How Flowers Communicate with Pollinators

    How Flowers Communicate with Pollinators

    Some plants have developed flowers that send a message to pollinators -- hey come check this out, you won't be disappointed.
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: 14 Birdbath Planter Ideas for Your Garden

    • 6 min
    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 3)

    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 3)

    Concluding our look at moon gardening. Is there reason to believe we'd get better results in the garden if we planted by moon phases and the zodiac?
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: Forget the Epsom Salts -- It's a Garden Myth

    • 7 min
    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 2)

    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 2)

    Lots of people love to do it, others have a hard time taking it seriously. Much of the growth in popularity in moon gardening over the last century is due to the influence of Rudolf Steiner.
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: Plant Patents and Home Gardens: What You Need to Know

    • 7 min
    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 1)

    Does Planting By Moon Phases Work? (Part 1)

    Lots of people love to do it ... many others think it's wacky. Is there any basis for gardening by the phase of the moon?
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: 5 Smart Garden Uses for This Dollar Store Waste Basket

    • 8 min
    Straw Bale Gardening: An Introduction

    Straw Bale Gardening: An Introduction

    It's been riding a wave of popularity since Joel Karsten's book came out in 2013. What is straw bale gardening, and why might you want to try it?
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide

    • 6 min
    What is Square Foot Gardening?

    What is Square Foot Gardening?

    Millions of people have bought the book over the last 40 years. Is square foot gardening something you might want to try in your garden?
    NEW FROM Empress of Dirt: 12 Creative Crafty Uses for Slow Cookers

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Bobbyjd3 ,

Informative tidbits!

It’s short, smart, and an interesting little podcast about gardening, plant care, etc. I try to listen to it every night in my Amazon flash briefing. The host Gary has a great voice which I’m sure you will enjoy. Check it out! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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AmyJoKee ,

Great, quick & informative!

I kept seeing your articles pop up when I was researching garden stuff on Pinterest! Thanks to your version, lots of my friends have avacado seedlings 😉. Very informative podcast as I’m always learning when it comes to gardening. Cant wait to binge all of the episodes.

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