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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 30, 2017

Herbs 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 […]

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May 23, 2017

I didn’t plan on growing an herb garden when I first began my gardening journey, but eventually I found myself growing nine different herbs. I had no idea the benefits of growing herbs would far exceed my main purpose: saving money. Herbs are still my #1 crop to grow to save money at the grocery […]

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May 16, 2017

If there are two vegetables I can depend on in my blistering southern summers, it’s peppers and okra. And that’s a good thing. With a great harvest, I can freeze peppers to last us all year long (with only a handful of plants), and okra is so prolific we eat it at least weekly during […]

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May 9, 2017

Most gardeners I know make room for squash or zucchini. It’s the perfect summer vegetable. Whether you eat it breaded and deep-fried (my personal favorite), sautéed with olive oil (the healthier alternative), or shredded for quick breads, a good harvest of squash or zucchini always makes the garden season better. But...


May 2, 2017

Beginner's Garden Podcast Special Episode with Melissa K. NorrisI 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. Melissa and I...