June 8, 2013 — Mike speaks with Chelsey Fields, vegetable product manager for The Cook’s Garden about special gourmet herbs cultivated on a mountaintop.
Dr. Phillip Kaufman
May 18, 2013 — Mike speaks with Dr. Phillip Kaufman, a professor at the University of Florida, about unusually large mosquitoes.
May 4, 2013 — Dan Sullivan, an adjunct instructor who developed the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems program at Green Mountain College, talks with Mike about his article and research published in Mother Earth News about persistent herbicides in compost.
Dr. James Roberts
December 15, 2012 — Our very special guest, Dr. James Roberts, Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina at Charleston and Director of the South Carolina Pediatric Research Network, along with Dr. Kathryn Carr of the University of Washington, is the lead author of a lengthy—and very important—policy statement just issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics addressing the health effects of pesticide use on children.
Dr. Bill Quarles
September 22, 2012 & July 21, 2012 — Dr. Bill Quarles of the Bio-Integral Resource Center (BIRC) has been a terrific garden resource, sharing information on air about honeybee populations and genetically-engineered crops. He also provides insight in his articles on combating bedbugs, controlling termites, the changing world of pesticides, and other topics at the BIRC.
Dr. Lee Reich
September 15, 2012 — Dr. Lee Reich spoke with Mike McGrath about the easiest and most difficult fruits to grow. Lee Reich is the author of many books, including Grow Fruit Naturally, Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden, and The Pruning Book.
Bob Olney, PE, MSPH
August 18, 2012 — Bob Oley from the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance spoke with Mike McGrath about how to prevent ticks from entering your landscape. Bob Oley, PE, MSPH is a lyme and tick-borne disease prevention expert and public health and site consultant.
Dr. Meg McGrath
May 5, 2012 — Mark Birdsall works with Food For All, a partnership with the Food Bank to build community organic garden beds at sites owned by organizations willing to donate food to those in need. Mark spoke with Mike McGrath about the project.
Dr. Hazel Barton
Guy Fipps, PhD, PE
June 25, 2011 — Horticulture historian Andrea Wulf, author of many publications including The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession, Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation, and Chasing Venus speaks with Mike McGrath about the gardens of the founding fathers.