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S2E7 12 Time saving tips, How much to plant for the year? Guest Greg Key TWVG Radio Show

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Replay of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show from 4-14-18 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:12 Time saving tips for you and your garden. Also how much to plant for the year for a family of 4, plus There Guest Greg Key of http://www.hosstools.com

They talk about:
1.It is all about the soil when it comes to gardening Greg what and how to prepare you soil and what is best way if you have clay soil?
2.I don’t know a gardener who does not want to grow watermelon but it can be a challenge for us in the north what advice can you offer that can help?
3.Here is the north now is the time to plant asparagus now we have never grow asparagus what do we are our listener need to know about it to make sure we can grow a great crop?
4.We talk a lot about weeds and weeding some people leave weeds in the garden to protect their plants from bad bugs how is the best way to deal with weeds?
5.Contaminated Compost no all compost is good free or bought and you can’t look at it and say oh it looks good what do we need to know?
6.What are a few tool from your website that would you recommended for our listeners
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Starting Brassicas (Kale, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage) The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener

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Join Joey as he shows how he shows how to start Brassicas (Kale, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage) from seed and the information you need to know so you can have good seedlings

In this episode Joey talk about :
The seeds that he uses
The potting mix
The grow lights that work the best 
What legginess in plants are and why it happens
Why he does not use peat pots
The correct amount of moisture your potting mix should be
Trays used to grow out the seedlings after they germinate
Why to use cinnamon to help your seedlings
What is damping off and how to prevent it

Starting Onions from Seed Correctly – The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener

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Join Joey as he shows how he has found that woks the best to start onions from soil mix to types of onions to containers and grow lights Joey cover it. Also Why you may not be getting large onions and why that is.
planting Onions, leeks, and shallots
Rootmaker grow bags used in this episode click here