S2 E30 Saving seeds, Summer clean up, Guest author John Markowski – TWVG radio show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 9-22-18 on 860AM WNOV and W293cx 106.5 FM Milwaukee WI,
listen here during show hours Saturdays 9-10 am CST https://tinyurl.com/zvh5kaz
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Topics: Joey and Holly talk about saving seeds the easy and the hard. Also summer clean up in the garden what you should do and not do. Their guest
John Markowski of http://www.obsessiveneuroticgardener.com/
Seed saving:

1 – important to save seeds
2 – how to
3 – some are easier to save than others
4 – easy – tomatoes, lettuce, beans, squash, melons, radish
Moderate – leeks and onions
Difficult – cucumber, parsnips, eggplant, carrots

Garden fall clean up
– Trash diseased plants
– Revitalize potting soil
– Pull weeds that may go to seed
– Note what did well and not so well
– Plan on where crops are moving to next year
– Garden center clearance
– Bring in leaves

John Markowski is the author of an award-winning blog and 2 books. He also contributes to a number of other web publications. His gardens have been featured multiple times on the Fine Gardening website. John is a passionate writer and Gardener.
1.How did your passion for gardening begin?
2.You like to grow perennials – why is that and do you have some favorites? Ones that may be good for new perennial growers to try?
3.Your newest book, Seed, grow, love, write, isn’t just about gardening – can you tell us a bit more on what it includes?
4.We love mulch, and you have a funny story about mulch and how its really been a part of your family, please tell us more about that?
5.How can we find more about you?


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