Archive for 2017
How to choose a greenhouse February 17
What can you really expect a greenhouse to do for you? On this week’s You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath will explain how the best ones can give you a happy harvest, while the cheap ones will just stress you out.
The real meaning of your Valentine’s Day bouquet February 10
What hidden message can a Valentine's Day bouquet convey? Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden will demystify the secretive "Language of Flowers." Plus — Mike talks with author Andrew Moore about Paw Paw trees; and your fabulous phone calls!
Can you plant something new where another plant perished? February 3
Is it safe to plant something new in the same spot a previous plant perished? On this week’s You Bet Your Garden we’ll say yes! And no and maybe … plus your fabulous phone calls.
Are opossums dangerous or nature’s helpers? January 27
Is there anything weirder than America’s native marsupial? Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden, will discuss whether danger or benefit lurks behind the beady eyes of opossums! Plus: Mike speaks with Howard Garrett, AKA The Dirt Doctor, about fighting fire ants with a plant you would never suspect.
The Joys of Sweet Corn January 20
One of the true joys of summer is home grown sweet corn. On this week’s You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath will reveal how you can extend that happy harvest by at least six weeks! Plus your fabulous phone calls!
Growing supermarket herbs is harder than it looks! January 13
Have you ever tried to grow those tempting super market herbs that still have their roots attached? On this week’s You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath will reveal why the task seems so hard—and suggest a better way to get herbal indoors. Plus your fabulous phone calls!
Ringing in the New Year with some of our best interviews January 6
Are you imperiled by poison ivy? Sucked dry by mosquitoes? On this very special edition of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath, will help negate these nasty nuisances—and reveal the best small fruits to grow, build a rain garden and more!