Produced by the Master Gardener Volunteers from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties and aired on WGXC radio 90.7.
This program includes conversations about multiple seasonal gardening issues, including interviews with Master Gardener Volunteers and experts in many fields related to gardening. Features include discussions with other representatives of Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Digging in With Master Gardeners hosts Teresa and Jean settle in for a wide-ranging discussion about rose growing with fellow Master Gardener Volunteer, Dr. Abbey Cash. Abbey is our acknowledged expert Rosarian and speaks frequently on the topic. The second topic is ERGONOMIC GARDENING. Teresa and Jean discuss the physical repercussions of gardening with fellow Master Gardener Volunteer Gloria Kadish. They cover the subject of minimizing aches and pains from gardening exertion by using several basic common-sense practices.
Digging in With Master Gardeners hosts Teresa and Jean discuss some of the important decisions to be made when designing or redesigning a garden with fellow Master Gardener Volunteer Joan Satterlee. Joan is a certified garden design consultant trained through the NYS Federated Garden Clubs.
Hosts Teresa and Jean conduct a general discussion about houseplants with fellow Master Gardener Volunteer Kristin Swanson. Basic care year-round and the grand undertaking of bringing our houseplants outdoors in the spring and back indoors in the fall are the main topics. The second segment goes into detail with MGV Coordinator Donna Peterson about the care and feeding of Christmas and Thanksgiving plants.
Hosts Teresa and Jean welcome Donna Peterson, the Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator to discuss what it means to be a Master Gardner, and Master Gardener Volunteer Joanne Schleich to talk about common myths and superstitions that live on past any reasonable scientific logic.
Digging In With Master Gardeners hosts Teresa and Jean discuss home composting with fellow Master Gardener Volunteer Devon Russ. They cover such topics as what materials are best to compost and various methods of turning garden wastes into beautiful rich soil that benefits all our gardens.
Digging in with Master Gardeners hosts Teresa and Jean discuss the problem of mediating the native vs invasive plant struggle with guest Timothy Kennelty, a fellow Master Gardener Volunteer. They cover the definitions of native and invasive plants and some of the reasons it is so important to protect the natives and remove the invasive plants from our environment.”
A conversation about gardening issues seasonally, including interviews with Master Gardener Volunteers and experts in many fields related to gardening. Features include discussions with 4-H leaders and other representatives of Cornell Cooperative Extension's many areas. Today: What to do with all those vegetables and fruits from the garden. Listen to the Master Gardeners explain the best ways to harvest your bounty followed by Rebecca Polmateer for ideas on how to preserve all those goodies from your garden.
Last updated January 16, 2020