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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.

Jan 17, 2020

Starting seeds indoors? You may wonder if a seedling heat mat is necessary. I've grown seedlings with and without it, and here's my take on when you might need it (and when you might not). 

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Jan 9, 2018

Saving money on groceries was the #1 reason I started growing my own garden. Soon I realized it wasn't as simple as it seemed. But as I've found out over the years, there were 4 crops I grow that consistently save me money when I don't have to buy them from the grocery store.

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Oct 9, 2017

When should I plant my garlic?
Where can I buy garlic to plant?
(Can I use garlic at the grocery store? NO! And I explain why)
What type should I buy, hardneck or softneck?
I also go over the basics of planting garlic, and I’ll help you decide whether to plant in raised beds, containers, or in the land.

FREE GARLIC...


Sep 12, 2017

Your current year's spent crops hold valuable potential to get next season's crops started out with a fertile soil full of nutrients.

In this episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, you'll learn:

  • which plants definitely need to be thrown out (and not composted)
  • what your main objective in garden clean-up should...


Aug 29, 2017

Even a hobby gardener can benefit from seed saving. In this episode, you'll learn:

  • Which seeds you cannot save (this is HUGE)
  • How to save seeds with ZERO effort (yes, literally)
  • The easiest vegetables from which to save seeds, and how
  • The one step many fruiting vegetables require to save their seeds

You'll learn how...