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Welcome to the Beginner’s Garden Podcast! This is the podcast with easy-to-understand resources, tips, and information to help beginning gardeners get the most out of their gardening adventure — big or small.

Apr 28, 2017

I can vividly remember my very first year as a gardener desperately searching for gardening resources and podcasts. Sadly I didn't find many that helped me at the most basic level I needed. But there was one I listened to faithfully, and that was the Pioneering Today Podcast by Melissa K. Norris.

After connecting online...

Apr 24, 2017

After I learned from some key mistakes and took simple steps to overcome the challenges I faced, corn became one of the most rewarding crops I grow.

In this episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, my goal is to help YOU skip the mistakes I made and go straight to reaping the benefit of a wonderful corn harvest. I talk...

Apr 18, 2017

In today's episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, I walk you through the basics of growing green beans, like:

  • the differences between bush and pole beans and when to choose one over the other
  • what varieties of pole beans I've tried and recommend
  • the ideal time to plant for best results
  • how deep and how far apart to...

Apr 11, 2017

In today's episode of The Beginner's Garden Podcast, I talk about those basics of growing cucumbers:

  • The difference between slicing and pickling cucumbers
  • Why you don't want to plant slicing cucumbers if you plan to make pickles with them
  • The varieties with which I've had the most success
  • When to plant a summer crop of...

Apr 4, 2017

Although tomatoes are the most popular crop in the home garden, sometimes the most basic information on growing them can be hard to find. In this episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, I go through all the basics, such as:

  • When to plant
  • [More important] When NOT to plant
  • The 7 supplies you need
  • How far apart they...