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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.

May 26, 2017

Herbs that you can plant once and forget it (pretty much) are ones I want to have in my garden. Not only are they low-maintenance, but for the most part I can harvest from them all season long. Picking rosemary in the snow isn't all that uncommon, and who couldn't use a whiff of summer in the middle of spring?

In part 2...


May 22, 2017

In this two-part series on growing herbs, I go through the basics of nine herbs I grow: basil, dill, cilantro, parsley, rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage, and chives. In today's episode I'll tackle the first four, also known as the "annual" herbs in my area. These are the ones that don't come back year after year....


May 15, 2017

If there are two vegetables I can depend on in my blistering southern summers, it's peppers and okra.

In today’s episode of the Beginner’s Garden Podcast, I’m going to walk you through the basics of each one:

  • when to plant
  • whether to plant from seed or with transplants
  • my #1 tip if you’re planting pepper seeds...


May 4, 2017

Most gardeners I know make room for squash or zucchini.

But growing squash and zucchini isn't without its challenges. While they're really not hard to grow, there are issues that plague them.

In today's episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, I not only go through the basics of planting, but I help with some of...