Other topics this week: Prepping the shed, transplanting perennials, and acting on soil test results. As always, the guys wrap up the episode by answering listener questions.
Jeff and Jonathan talk about why leaves change colors in the fall, the benefits of leaving leaves on the lawn, using them for compost and other tips for getting ready for winter.
Jeff and Jonathan learn about one of Alaska’s strangest animals in a fascinating conversation with Don Larson, Ph.D.
Jeff and Jonathan talk about the importance of soil microbes in gardening.
Jeff and Jonathan play “Myth vs. Truth” for the organic gardener.
It’s that time of year in Alaska.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan talk about ways to “firewise” your home or property.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan confront formidable garden foes: massive 4-inch slugs and the legendary foot-long hammerhead worms.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan talk about the art of tree planting.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan discuss the undervalued potential of cover crops, moving beyond just clover — an unexpected ally in your garden, not a weed!
This week, Jeff and Jonathan discuss the diverse matter that falls from the sky, including fireweed seeds, cottonwood seeds and pollen.
Also in this episode, Jeff and Jonathan talk about the beneficial role of the soil food web in heavy rain conditions.
Also in this episode, Jeff and Jonathan talk about reasons to incorporate flowers into vegetable gardens.
This episode, Jeff and Jonathan talk about the impact of weather on plant growth. Plus aphids and tomatoes.
This episode, Jeff and Jonathan discuss how to care for your plants during unseasonably cool weather.