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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 24, 2020



What are the advantages of a 6” deep raised bed?

You may wonder how your garden could benefit from a raised bed that is only 6” deep when the roots may go deeper. I’m careful about where my shallow beds are and what I grow in them.


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Jan 21, 2020

What can you be doing IN your garden and FOR your garden in the winter? No matter where you live, you can do at least a few of these fun winter tasks to prep for this season.


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Jan 14, 2020

When you think about your garden from last year, are you thinking about what went well and what you need to work on? I'm sure a lot of things were great and you will keep exactly the same. But maybe there are some things that you want to tweak. I have three ideas for you today!

Even before I'm finished with one...

Jan 7, 2020

Are you ready to make a plan for your garden? How do you know how much you will need from your garden? How many plants should you plant? Thankfully, to get the answers to these questions, you don't have to start from scratch. Instead, take a few cues from someone who has the years of experience and research to provide...

Dec 31, 2019

One of the most common struggles for gardeners is how to deal with weeds. There are different strategies that we can try, but what really works? We may not ever have a weedless garden, but we can certainly strive for having to weed less.

I had the opportunity to talk with a renowned horticulturist, Dr. Lee Reich,...