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Garden Basics with Farmer Fred

Tips for beginning and experienced gardeners. New, 30-minute (or less) episodes arrive every Tuesday and Friday. Fred Hoffman has been a U.C. Certified Master Gardener since 1982 and writes a weekly garden column for the Lodi News-Sentinel in Lodi, CA. A four-decade fixture in Sacramento radio, he hosted three radio shows for Northern California gardeners and farmers: The KFBK Garden Show, Get Growing with Farmer Fred, and the KSTE Farm Hour. Episode Website: https://gardenbasics.net

Tracks

220 Aphid Control Tips. Chickens vs. Heat 27:25 08/16/2022
219 Summer Fruit Tree Pruning. Lemon Verbena. Tomato Troubles. 31:28 08/12/2022
218 Smarter Irrigation Controllers 28:23 08/09/2022
217 Jumping Worms Update. Donate Your Excess Garden Harvest 32:23 08/05/2022
216 Drying Fruits and Vegetables 36:02 08/02/2022
215 How to Stake a Tree 26:45 07/29/2022
214 Your New Friend, the Soldier Fly. Worm Bins. Slow Compost Cure. 27:50 07/26/2022
213 Controlling Earwigs. Summer Fruit Tree Pruning 25:42 07/22/2022
212 Summer Berry Problems 32:18 07/19/2022
211 Spider Mites! Fireblight! 25:36 07/15/2022
210 Mid-Summer Tomato Planting Tips. Parsnips. Sleep, Creep, Leap! 29:26 07/12/2022
209 New Plants Drooping? Do This. 26:25 07/08/2022
208 Abiotic Disorders of Tomato Plants 29:31 07/05/2022
207 Ticks. Heat. Nectarines. It Must Be Summer! 30:20 07/01/2022
206 Worm Composting Basics 30:34 06/28/2022
205 Fruit Tree Trellising. Growing Tobacco. 28:26 06/24/2022
204 Backyard Chicken Basics 27:40 06/21/2022
203 Plant Tomatoes in June? YES! 29:30 06/17/2022
202 Tips, Myths About Watering Your Garden 27:12 06/14/2022
201 Garden Basics Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 59:20 06/10/2022
200 Tulip Tips. Bug Photography. What's Your Trees' Value? 29:50 06/07/2022
199 How to Water, Fertilize Houseplants 29:31 06/03/2022
198 Ten Very Fragrant Roses. The Cure for Lumpy Lawns. 30:41 05/31/2022
197 Compost Tea, Explained 36:08 05/27/2022
196 Indoor Composting Machines. Garlic Harvest Tips. 24:00 05/24/2022
195 The Best Roses for Cut Flowers 51:16 05/20/2022
194 Tips for Reusing Old Potting Soil. Growing Pawpaws 29:29 05/17/2022
193 A Warning About Bagged Worm Castings. Growing Roses From Seed. 28:25 05/13/2022
192 The Easiest Tomatoes To Grow 38:34 05/10/2022
191 Prune Tomato Flowers? Tips for a Sustainable Food Garden. 39:56 05/06/2022