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JANUARY 2 2023

Jan's Winter Garden Tips
We are entering a new year and itís time to get back into the garden, and even though it is winter, there is plenty to do! But where do you begin? We have our garden expert Jan McNeilan back with us to give us a starting point with a whole bunch of tips to help you along.


JANUARY 18, 2023

Winter Interest Plants
The cold days of winter are here and you might think that the winter garden is boring and the best plants are asleep, but youíd be wrong! There are lots of plants that can bring structure, texture and color to your winter garden! Weíll share some great ones on this episode of Garden Time.


FEBRUARY 1, 2023

What's in a Name?
Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? What if we didnít call it a rose? On this episode of Garden Time we talk about plant names. We discuss why we use Latin in naming plants and some of the weirdest common names that we could find. Itís all about names on this episode of Garden Time.


FEBRUARY 18, 2023

Essential Garden Tools
The saying goes, "Always have the right tool for the job." For the gardener the choices are many. On this episode of Garden Time we talk about essential garden tools, some of the coolest tools on the market, and what the beginning gardener should have in their shed. We'll give you the dirt on great garden tools!.


FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Late Winter Garden Tips
Are you ready to spring into action in your garden, but the weather isnít cooperating? On this episode of Garden Time we talk about a few of the late winter chores you can tackle before the spring arrives. We also talk about what you should avoid doing now. All coming up on Garden Time!


MARCH 16, 2023

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest
How do you mark the beginning of Spring? For many it is a visit to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest in Woodburn, Oregon. On this episode of Garden Time we will pay a visit to the fields and preview the upcoming 39th festival. We will talk with owner Barb Iverson about the history of the fest and get some tips on growing tulips in your garden. All coming up on Garden Time.

MARCH 22, 2023

GardenPalooza - Dramm Tools - Espoma
It must be spring because GardenPalooza is here! The 19th annual GardenPalooza is back and on today's episode we talk with Brian Bauman of Bauman's Farm and Garden to hear about all the great plant vendors you can find there. We also talk about some great Dramm garden tools for your garden and we get some tips on fertilizing with organics from Espoma. All coming up on Garden Time.

APRIL 8, 2023

Camellia Care - Newberg Camellia Festival
One of the signature flowers of spring is the camellia. On this episode of Garden Time we get some history and tips about growing these beauties from the Oregon Camellia Society. We also preview the annual Newberg Camellia Festival in Newberg, Oregon. Coming up on this episode of Garden Time.

APRIL 23, 2023

Lilac Care - Hulda Klager Lilac Festival
Want to bring some great fragrance into your spring garden? Look no further than the lilac. On this episode of Garden Time we travel to the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens in Woodland, Washington to learn about this wonderful plant, how to grow them and to hear about the Hulda Klager Lilac Days festival.

MAY 15, 2023

Capitol Subaru Garden Dayz
One of the signature events of the late spring is back. On this episode of Garden Time we preview the wonderful Capitol Subaru Garden Dayz event at Capitol Subaru in Salem, Oregon. We talk about all the great garden vendors and all the free stuff youíll find there too!

MAY 19, 2023

Iris Care - Open Gardens at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Memorial Day is iris time in the Pacific Northwest. If you donít know about iris and how to grow them, we have tips from the experts at Schreinerís Iris Gardens. On this episode we also visit their display gardens and preview their incredible Open Gardens event.

JUNE 12, 2023

Summer Container Combinations
The summer heat is here and itís time to refresh your spring containers. On this episode of Garden Time we stop by Portland Nursery to chat with Laura about summer container plant combinations. We also get tips on taking care of them too.

JUNE 26, 2023

Early Summer Garden Tips
Summer is here and that means you might be seeing things in your garden that you are not used to. On this episode of Garden Time we visit with Jan McNeilan about some summer garden tips to help you navigate those problems and we have ideas for making your summer gardening easier, too.

JULY 14, 2023

Lily Festival and Lily Care
The beauty of the mid-summer garden is highlighted by the lily. On this episode of Garden Time we visit David Hill Farm in Forest Grove, Oregon to preview their great lily festival and to get some tips on how to plant and care for this incredible flower in your own garden.

JULY 25, 2023

Xeriscaping - Drought-Tolerant Plants
The summer heat is on in the garden and your plants are paying the price. On this episode of Garden Time we stop by Blooming Junction in Cornelius, Oregon to check out their drought-tolerant garden and learn what plants you can use for xeriscaping your own backyard.

AUGUST 24, 2023

Kevin Vaughn, Plant Hybridizer
We all have heard about the birds and the bees. On this edition of the Garden Time podcast we tell you where new baby plants come from. We pay a visit to the garden of award winning hybridizer Kevin Vaughn and talk about how he has developed new iris, daffodils, hens and chicks, asters, and more.

AUGUST 31, 2023

Swan Island Dahlias - Dahlia Care
The queen of the late summer garden has arrived. The dahlia is the star of the show this time of year and we pay a visit to the largest dahlia grower in the United States, Swan Island Dahlias. On this episode of the Garden Time Podcast, weíll learn about their annual dahlia festival and how you can grow your own award winning dahlias.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2023

Al's Fall Makeover
Fall is here and itís time to make some changes. On this episode of Garden Time we will help you use plants to decorate your home for the upcoming season. Then we will shop the garden center to see some color that you can use to freshen up those containers and pots for the fall and winter.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2023

Fall Lawn Care
It is finally fall and time to start to work on your lawn??? On this episode of Garden Time we will talk about how fall is the perfect season to get your grass ready for the spring and summer ahead. We will also talk about the critters and diseases you can prevent or avoid.

OCTOBER 9, 2023

Planting Spring Bulbs
Is it spring already? It is if you want spring color bulbs. On this episode of Garden Time we talk about planting your spring bulbs now for waves of early spring blooms. We tell you how to plant them and about some of the more unusual places where you can put them for a welcome spring surprise.

OCTOBER 23, 2023

Fall Garden Tips - Garden Myths
Are we done yet? Not if youíre a gardener. The fall has its own to-do list for the active gardener. We visit with Jan McNeilan again about some fall gardening tips to help you get ready for spring. We also talk about a few common gardening myths and how they can be a detriment to maintaining a healthy garden.

OCTOBER 26, 2023

Poinsettias and Al's Week of Lights
The holidays are here and it's time to set up those decorations, including your holiday plants. On this episode we visit Al's Garden and Home to learn how they grow their huge crop of poinsettias and we get tips on how to care for them in your own home. We also get a preview of their annual Week of Lights event.

OCTOBER 28, 2023

Winter Indoor Plant Care
The cold days of winter are around the corner and it's time to move those indoor plants back inside, along with your green thumb. You don't have to give up gardening just because the weather is cold! We have some great tips to help those indoor plants survive and thrive in the winter.

NOVEMBER 11, 2023

Gifts for the Gardener
Are you stumped on getting the perfect gift for your gardener? On this episode of Garden Time we visit Portland Nursery to get a few suggestions for gifts that are useful and also meaningful for the local economy. We also hear about a very special gift for the traveler or would be traveler.

NOVEMBER 14, 2023

Christmas Trees
Christmas is right around the corner and for many families that means getting a Christmas tree. On this episode of Garden Time we get some tips on keeping your cut Christmas tree fresh through the entire holiday season, and we also tell you how to take care of a living Christmas tree in your home.

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