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Spoken Garden Podcast

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Spoken Garden is a podcast and blog to help connect you with nature through smart, sustainable garden maintenance. Learn Earth-Friendly, Zero Waste Ideas + Time-Saving Landscape Tips. And have fun doing it!

Spoken Garden is a podcast and blog to help connect you with nature through smart, sustainable garden maintenance. Learn Earth-Friendly, Zero Waste Ideas + Time-Saving Landscape Tips. And have fun doing it!

Location:

United States

Description:

Spoken Garden is a podcast and blog to help connect you with nature through smart, sustainable garden maintenance. Learn Earth-Friendly, Zero Waste Ideas + Time-Saving Landscape Tips. And have fun doing it!

Language:

English

Contact:

253-335-1903


Episodes

What is a Watering Wand and Why Should You Use One? - DIY Garden Minute Ep. 146

5/25/2020
Today, I want to tell you what a watering wand or rain wand is and how it can deliver water to plants in a gentle pattern to those hard to reach plants and more. Go to spokengarden.com/146 to find out more AND to download Dramms' Rain-Wand watering tips sheet. Find other quick-tip garden topics at spokengarden.com and click the Listen Tab. And subscribe to this podcast so you don't miss future quick one-minute episodes! We'll see ya in the Garden!

Duration:00:01:22

Is It a Weed or a Plant? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself - DIY Garden Minute Ep.145

5/18/2020
Today, I want to tell you how to know the difference between a weed or a plant. It's a really common question we get; "Is this plant a weed that's in my garden?" First we should say what a weed is. Then ask yourself these three questions. Listen to this episode to find our more. Go to spokengarden.com/145 to learn more about weeds, find resources you can use right now, and contact your local or federal noxious weed group. USDA Noxious Weed boards by state Find other quick-tip garden...

Duration:00:01:52

At Home Beauty with Janice Cox - An Interview - Ep. 53

5/14/2020
We talk to Janice Cox. She is a writer, author, and home-beauty-expert. Janice sat down with us this past February before the pandemic really hit to tell us all about "At Home Beauty" with plants and regular household supplies/food, how she became a natural beauty expert, and her new "Beautiful Luffa" book that was released this past April. Listen to this episode to learn about how you can start thinking of making your own at-home beauty products and jump aboard the Luffa-craze. Visit...

Duration:00:37:52

How to Prep and Plant Your Summer Blooming Bulbs Now - DIY Garden Minute Ep. 144

5/11/2020
Summer flowering bulbs need to be planted now in the ground or in containers now. Hear how to prep and then plant your bulbs on this episode. Go to this episodes webpage at spokengarden.com/144 to learn more and get specific popular bulb planting info examples you could use right now. Find other quick-tip garden topics at spokengarden.com and click the Listen Tab. And subscribe to this podcast so you don't miss future quick one-minute episodes! We'll see ya in the Garden!

Duration:00:01:50

Stop Stress About Planting Mistakes - Use These Proper Planting Techniques (and Hacks) Ep.52

5/7/2020
Lower your stress levels about whether you planted your seeds, seedlings, bulbs, and plants by listening to this episode to hear about how we successfully do our spring plantings and how you can, too. Go to spokengarden.com/52 to download the Spring Planting freebie sheet with our hacks on how to make planting this spring sooo much easier for you. Also, to check out the soil and hand trowel that we mention in this episode. Corona Hand Trowel - Basic Corona Hand Trowel - with teeth Espoma...

Duration:00:20:57

What is the Difference Between Annuals and Perennials? DIY GM Ep.143

5/4/2020
A question we see from new gardeners a lot is what is the difference between annual plants and perennial plants? It can be confusing if you don't know, so listen to find out. Go to spokengarden.com/143 for more info and to find examples of annuals and perennials for your garden. Find other quick-tip garden topics at spokengarden.com and click the Listen Tab. Show us your support and go to our Patreon account to donate so we can keep bringing you super unique content. And...

Duration:00:01:46

How to Get Your Garden Beds Ready for Planting This Spring - DIY Garden Minute Ep. 142

4/27/2020
Today I want to tell you how to get your garden beds ready for planting this spring. Go to this episodes webpage at spokengarden.com/142 to get more info on tools to use, what to add to your soil to help it drain better, hold more nutrients and water, and more. Also, go to spokengarden.com/141 to learn more on how to make garden containers out of household items while under quarantine. Connect with us on Instagram or Pinterest And, find us on your favorite smart spreaker. See ya...

Duration:00:01:47

How To Create New Plants From Your Existing Garden Plants - Ep. 51

4/24/2020
Today we will be going over how to create new plants from the ones you already have in your garden. Super Fun! Yay! Since we are supposed to be self-quarantining and social distancing, what better way to stay healthy AND get new plants for your garden this spring than to create them yourself from your own plants. You'll hear 5 different regularly recognized ways to make new plants you can propagate yourself from your own yard. Go to spokengarden.com/51 for ideas, info, links, and...

Duration:00:33:45

Homemade Garden Containers While You Shelter-in-Place - DIY Garden Minute Ep. 141

4/20/2020
Today, how to make garden containers from household items while you shelter-in-place. We all need to stay home right now to keep ourselves and our loved ones healthy and safe while we ride out this pandemic. One way to do this is by container gardening. Well, you can still create those flower containers from different household items you already have. They just need to meet some specific criteria to be used as flower containers. Listen to hear how. Visit spokengarden.com/141 to learn...

Duration:00:01:38

New Ways to Garden While Under Quarantine - Ep. 50

4/16/2020
Allison and I talk about planning, prepping, planting, and then starting to establish new plants in your garden this spring, even under quarantine. Even if your garden goals have changed with the global pandemic of the Coronavirus and you want to grow more vegetables than flowers, listen to this episode to still plan, prep, plant this spring, and stay positive being outside. Go to spokengarden.com/50 for more ideas, info, links, and more! Connect with us on Instagram or Pinterest And,...

Duration:00:30:31

8 Quick Spring Planting Steps - DIY Garden Minute Ep.140

4/13/2020
Today I want to tell you 8 quick spring planting steps. Even under quarantined or sheltering-in-place, you want to garden and we are right there with you. You're ready to place that new plants in the ground, in raised beds, or container. Listen to here are 8 quick spring planting steps Want to know more about planting your new plants? Go to this episodes webpage at spokengarden.com/140 to find resources and see planting videos, along with tools you will need and other links to find...

Duration:00:02:10

What is Plant Propagation? DIY Garden Minute Ep.139

4/6/2020
Today I want to tell you what plant propagation is. This is a horticultural and landscape industry term for growing plants, usually thought of in mass production, but also growing single or small groupings of plants at your home. Listen to learn more and think about how you can propagate your own plants at home. Go to spokengarden.com/139 to learn more about the 5 ways to propagate plants for your own home. Kits and References to get started: - Seeds and Seed Starting(Veggies and...

Duration:00:01:58

Spring Mulching Reminders - DIY GM Ep.138

3/30/2020
Mulching anytime of year is very important for so many reasons, but in the Spring it's important because this is a great time to replenish your garden soil with nutrients, to keep improving your soils structure, and to keep any weed seeds from germinating. Listen to hear Allison and my spring mulching reminders for you! Go to spokengarden.com/138 for more info, episode player, links, and a whole lot more. Find other one-minute topics on our podcast page. Connect with us on Instagram or...

Duration:00:02:00

Container Irrigation Made Easy: An Interview with Daisy Rain Garden System - NWF&G Festival Bonus 2

3/29/2020
We're excited for you to hear our interview with Jeff and Laurie Gordon, from Daisy Rain Garden System! They invented and are offering their unique container watering system to home owners who want a set-it and forget-it watering system that is out of sight and simplifies container watering all spring and summer. Let them tell you their story and hear all about their fun watering system. You don't want to miss this! daisyraingardensystem.com jgordon@daisyraingarden.com Go to...

Duration:00:20:42

Taking a Garden Inventory for Planning and Planting Ep. 46

3/27/2020
What if we told you that whatever plants you want to buy at the store to bring home could work for whatever you wanted them for, IF YOU PLAN and get organized BEFORE you go to the store to buy any plants? Well, today we go over simple ways to help you design your next garden project and also tell you about the importance of knowing what you already have in your garden. Oh and stick around for the end where we tell you about a great way to organize and store your seeds, along with a...

Duration:00:31:39

Anemone Care: A Mini Plant Profile - DIY GM Ep. 137

3/23/2020
Anemone are beautiful early spring to early summer flowering plant that can help you welcome the spring season! There are amazingly bright colors to choose from and here is quick information to help you care best for your Anemone starting this spring. Go to spokengarden.com/137 for more info, episode player, links, and a whole lot more. Find other one-minute topics on our podcast page. Connect with us on Instagram or Pinterest See ya in the Garden! All rights reserved for...

Duration:00:01:59

How to Choose Plants for Your Garden This Spring - Ep. 49

3/22/2020
We go over three areas of need to help you start finding and adding plants to your garden this spring. They are Garden Needs, Plant Needs, and Your Needs (your likes and dislikes for color, texture, and more) and give you examples from our garden that fit most gardeners situations to help you move forward in your garden planning this spring. Listen to hear more. Go to spokengarden.com/49 for your 3-Part Planning Sheet, links, a more! Connect with us on Instagram or Pinterest And,...

Duration:00:37:22

Two Simple Ways to Test Your Garden Soil Texture - DIY GM Ep. 136

3/16/2020
It's really important to know your garden's soil texture because certain plants grow and thrive better in different kinds of soil. Today I want to give you two easy ways to test your garden soil texture. Listen to hear how to test your garden soil texture. Go to spokengarden.com/136 for more info, episode player, links, and a whole lot more. Find other one-minute topics on our podcast page. Connect with us on Instagram or Pinterest See ya in the Garden! All rights reserved for...

Duration:00:01:58

Ruggedly Feminine: An Interview with Garden Like a Girl - NWF&G Festival Bonus 1

3/10/2020
We're excited you are here today with us to hear our interview with Tom Garlock, President and Co-Founder, from Garden Like a Girl! He and His wife Mary are redesigning and reshaping womens gloves so they are more comfortable, fit better, and are rugged to use in your garden no matter what you do. They are a small company with huge dreams to rethink womens gloves one pair at a time. You don't want to miss this! Join us to hear our our conversation with Tom from Garden Like a Girl gloves...

Duration:00:12:27

What is Cold Hardiness? - DIY Garden Minute Ep. 135

3/9/2020
Cold Hardiness might make you think of winter, low temperatures, ice, snow, plant damage, or general plant health, amongst other things. But what does it actually mean? Listen to find out! Good plant reference books to find specific plant hardiness: the American Horticultural Society or Royal Horticultural Society. Live outside the US? Go to episode 134's webpage . If you have any questions about this episode or would like to reach out to say hi, email us at...

Duration:00:01:54