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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 16, 2018

Growing healthy, uncontaminated produce may be one of your top reasons for gardening. In today's episode, we'll talk about five crops listed on the Environmental Working Group's 2017 Dirty Dozen list and how you can grow them at home. 

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Jun 6, 2017

Interview with Whitney CromleyNothing makes me happier than scrolling through my Facebook feed and seeing my friends’ gardens. But one friend’s garden has a special place in my heart. Whitney Cromley and I grew up in the same church, but we didn’t connect again until years later on Facebook. She began following along in my garden journey, and...


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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