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June 1, 2013

Up In Flames 

grilling fire

Kick Off Grilling Season With Barbecue And Rhubarb

Bring on summer grilling season! Lynn Schwartzberg talks about what makes great barbecue, and Chef Daniel Orr cooks with rhubarb.

May 27, 2013

It's Not Easy Being Green 

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Exploring The Secret Life Of Plants

Crop scientists have been working to engineer plants better suited to extreme weather, but some researchers think we might be overlooking plants’ own solutions.

June 2, 2012

Podcast Goodies 

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Foraging For Cattails, Garden Tower, Salmon On The Grill

In the podcast today, we forage for cattails and grill up some salmon. We also chat with the guys behind the innovative Garden Tower Project.

February 3, 2012

Garden Warming 

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Warmer Weather, Changing Gardens

For the first time since 1990, the USDA has updated planting maps based on temperatures. One thing is clear -- the United States is getting warmer.

December 26, 2011

SNAP And Seeds 

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Planting Seeds A SNAP: Some Unaware Of Food Stamp Benefit

As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.

December 16, 2011

Reduce Reuse Recycle 

Mary Lu Orr and her fire-starting bouquet

Re-Purposing Dried Plants In Fire-Starting Bouquets

Instead of throwing dried plants, flowers and herbs in the compost bin, Mary Lu Orr likes to re-purpose them as fire-starting bouquets.

July 26, 2011

Unconventional Gardening 

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DIY: Grow Your Own Herbs On The Cheap

You can either plant your cuttings in soil right away or place them in water until they grow roots. Either way, growing your own herbs from cuttings is easy!

May 8, 2011

Green Thumb 

Watering Can Being Filled With Water

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Smart Maintenance

Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.

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