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S2E16 Debunking Common Garden myths #5, What is kombucha? Guest Teens Grow Greens. TWVG Radio show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 6-16-18 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 talks about debunking common garden myths also what is kombucha and how to make it in your home. Their guest Ryan graham is a graduate on Milwaukee based Teens Grow Greens https://www.teensgrowgreens.org/
Ryan graham is a graduate
of the Milwaukee based teens grow greens origination https://www.teensgrowgreens.org/
we are happy to have he on the show to tell about his time and what the program is all about
Below are the some of the questions that were asked.
1. What is the Teens Grow Greens program?
2. How do students get involved in the program?
3. Why did you decide to join the program?
4. What skills did you learn in this program?
5. Can people in the community support this program? How can they get involved?
6. What experience did you have going into this program?
7. Can people donate to the project? How can people find out more about this program?

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S2E15 Problems in the Garden, bug control, blogger podcaster Melissa K Norris TWVG Radio Show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 6-9-18 on 860AM WNOV and W293cx 106.5 FM Milwaukee WI,
listen here during show hours Saturdays 9-10 am CST https://tinyurl.com/zvh5kaz
Topics: Joey talks about Problems you are having in your Garden and how to solve them, Organic bug control blogger podcaster Melissa K Norris of https://melissaknorris.com/

5 problems you are facing in your vegetable gardening and how to solve them
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June bugs
Weeds
Watering
Bolting plants
Animals in the garden
3 methods of organic pest control
Keep the plant watered
Use your figures
Us other bugs lady bugs praying medizes birds
Blast with a hose
Harvest regular leafy greens this apples to leafy greens kales swiss chard leaf Lettuce early on
Beneficial insects, such as ladybugs, spine soldier bugs and lacewing, feed on eggs and the young larval stages.
Melissa is a homesteader, podcaster and blogger from Washington state. She loves learning new skills, adding to her old ones, and more.
1. You had a cancer scare and that helped you make some changes – can you tell us more about that and those changes and benefits?
2. You have a radio show/podcast too….what kind of topics do you cover and what is the format?
3. You have a great recipe for a dandelion salve on your website. Many people don’t realize how beneficial they are and quick to spray them. What are some benefits of dandelions for us as humans and even some of our insect friends?
4. You have a post on garden myths on your website – we love talking about gardening myth – whats one you learned and really benefitted from?
5. What are you ideal ways to amend your soil if its either too acidic or too alkaline?
6. Why do you grow organically ?
7. How can we find out more about you?

S2E14 5 Herbs to have in containers, $2.5 million Garden Guest Jill Mcsheehy TWVG radio show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 6-2-18 on 860AM WNOV and W293cx 106.5 FM Milwaukee WI,
listen here during show hours Saturdays 9-10 am CST https://tinyurl.com/zvh5kaz
Topics: Joey and Holly talk about 5 herbs you should be growing in containers this year and the $2.5 million dollar garden, their guest Jill Mcsheehy of https://journeywithjill.net/
5 herbs you should be growing
Basil – lemon, lime, cinnamon, licorice, purple, Italian, large leaf
Rosemary
Sage
Parsley
Oregano
Thyme
Mint – container
Lemon grass
Lemon balm
The 2.5 million dollar garden
– White house garden
– Brought back by Michelle Obama after several decades
– Mimic backyard garden
– 1100 sq ft – add 1700 sq ft = 2800 sq ft
– Burpee seed company gave 2.5 million dollar donation to upkeep garden to 2036 – for the public to benefit from
– Supposed to be inspirational
– Feeds white house staff
– Green cement vs wood chips
– Steel vs cedar
– Could make it cheaper – too much extra

Jill McSheehy is a stay at home Mom with a blog, podcast, and an online gardening course that she has developed herself to help beginning gardeners find their way.
1.You began this journey in 2013 – what inspired your journey and your very first garden?
2.What were the expectations once you got started? Did you think you were going to be a successful gardener right away?
3.What are some of the first resources you used when you first started gardening?
4.What is one or two mistakes you made that you now look back on and they seem you should’ve known better?
5.Why did you choose to grow in raised beds and not just tn the ground?
6.How can people find out more about you?