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Updated On: Aug 14, 2022
Total Stations: 2
Total Audio Titles: 106
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ENCORE EPISODE: Overseeding Your Lawn ENCORE EPISODE:It's that time of year... time to start over seeding you lawn... or is it? Mike & Scott discuss the 1-2-3s of over seeding. Is it too hot still? How long can you wait? And how can Mother Nature help? Tune in as the guys spend the episode outdoors in the heat talking grass!CHECK OUT ALL THE OTHER LAWN DISCUSSIONS IN OUR LIBRARY. Especially in the Season ONE section.Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
Foxtail Barley ALERT... The Merging of City and Farm The guys discuss an unusual occurrence of a massive amount of Foxtail Barley blowing into a neighborhood like a snowstorm. A farm meets city type of merger issue... But more importantly is the ALERT for any Foxtail in your area! The barbs in the seed head has caused health issues in dogs/cats and reportedly a child. Take a listen, look around before a Barley storm hits your area._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________Support the show
The Banana Tree - Session TWO This is Session Two, UPDATE #1.The Garden Guy, Mike, has challenged Junior Gardener Scott. The experiment:  to plant a couple Banana Trees in his Midwest "tropical" pool landscape. See if he can keep them healthy, let alone alive AND successfully over Winter them... having new growth next Spring.Follow along as Scott does his homework and gives updates on this multiple episode subject! This is Session Two, UPDATE #1._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show
Poison Hemlock-Spreading the word! Want to know what discussion popped up at the family 4th of July party? And more important, how did Mike get an invite?! LOLThe guys re-enacted the discussion for the record and pass on a few more tidbits about the weed we all know as Poison Hemlock. Which in the last thirty years has had more human interaction._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show
Tropics in The Midwest? It’s Possible! Today the guys talk with Teresa Woodard, over the past 15 years she has contributed to Midwest Living, Columbus Monthly, Better Homes & Gardens, Country Gardens, Chicago Tribune, Living the Country Life, Ohio Magazine and Edible Columbus. And now is a co-author of American Roots: Reimagining Our Home Gardens (Timber Press; Fall 2022).The topic is a more in depth discussion of transforming your backyard into a tropical paradise. Plants that are hardy for the Midwest, ones that won't survive the harsh Winters and Teresa reviews Scott's backyard tropical layout. Let's welcome Teresa to YMGP community!https://www.teresawoodard.com/Link to American Roots book:https://www.workman.com/products/american-roots/hardback?_ga=2.38771235.1838257187.1655740079-1902022345.1655740079You can also check out our Tropical episode from Season One: https://www.buzzsprout.com/887557/4112057_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
The Banana Tree Experiment - Session One The Garden Guy, Mike, has challenged Junior Gardener Scott. The experiment:  to plant a couple Banana Trees in his Midwest "tropical" pool landscape. See if he can keep them healthy, let alone alive AND successfully over Winter them... having new growth next Spring.Follow along as Scott does his homework and gives updates on this multiple episode subject! This is Session One.UPDATED INFO: The Musa Basjoo does grow fingers (bananas), however they are mostly seeds and very little fruit. Scott mentions they are just a leafy version and don't produce bananas as we know from the grocery store. Still learning..._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show
Fungi Fun! If you dig mushrooms (lol), then you'll love this discussion! Mike & Scott learn about all the uses for mushrooms, there's more than just tossing them on a pizza.      This week's guest is Mike Chancey, who has turned his hobby into a business, takes the guesswork out of growing mushrooms with kits he builds for clients. Nothing better than success as a rookie just learning the ways, as some mushrooms can be dangerous!    Mushroom Mike is so full of information, we are already discussing recording another show! So come take a listen, as even a Master Gardener might learn a thing or two.https://www.mushroomman.comMUSHROOM MAN LLCStore Hours: 10 - 4 pm EasternMonday - FridayLocated in Defiance, Ohio419-576-5299gmkmushrooms@gmail.com_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
ENCORE EPISODE - Annie's Annuals ENCORE EPISODE: The guys are joined by one of last season's guests...Annie Harman. Annie grows tens of thousands of annuals, be it a hanging basket container or just a flat pack of three. We get her insight, as well as Mike's on annual care, design for this Summer's plantings.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
Caring For Chrysanthemums Chrysanthemums (mums) are one of the most popular fall garden flowers. Most varieties are easy to grow with their basic needs being full sun, water, rich soil, good drainage, and good air circulation. There are hundreds of varieties available in a range of shapes and sizes that can provide blooms from late Summer through end of Fall. In this episode we chat about caring for your mums with Zannah Crowe from Johnson's Gardens in Cedarbug Wisconsin!!! When to plant, watering, fertilizing, pruning, propagation, disease/insects. Since our interview, Johnson's Gardens was sold and is now Hayden's Gardens. Check them out at: https://www.heydensgardens.com________________DID YOU KNOW?The founding of the chrysanthemum industry in the USA dates back to 1884, when the Enomoto Brothers of Redwood City, California, grew the first chrysanthemums cultivated in America.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!_________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show
Sum Sum Summer Vine Time Mike and Scott chat Summertime vines...looking to add a tropical look around your Zen Place, pool or just adding some height ? Support the show
Dahlias - Totally Tubular Man! Mike and Scott travel to The Toledo Botanical Gardens to discuss Dahlias with grower Don Hughes. Don has over 40 years experience growing Dahlias and has had to move his growing patch from his home to the Toledo Botanical Gardens!!! I'd say he has a few plants to show off! Listen in and subscribe for more episodes.https://metroparkstoledo.com/explore-your-parks/toledo-botanical-garden-metropark/_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
Horticulture High Scott & Mike talk to Bryan Smith, the Sylvania Schools Horticulture Teacher,  about our experts of tomorrow. With all the computer experts our kids/grandkids are turning out to be, we are relieved there are some in the younger generation that are still interested in getting their hands dirty. But they are only as good as they want to be, and as good as we lead them to be. Thankfully we have Bryan to teach them as our grandparents did us!Listen in on how detailed this high school preps their students for some that go to college and many that hit our industry head on!https://sites.google.com/sylvaniaschools.org/sylvaniacte/horticulturebrsmith@sylvaniaschools.orgBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show
Hostas... The Friendship Plant We took our own advice... and "Asked Someone Who Knows" all about Hostas!!! Listen in as we learn our guest, Mike Giese, satisfies his craving for Hostas, by selling them to you! What started as a simple little hobby now requires a grow room, three greenhouses and a little green... as in the cash kind of green! Now with over 1,000 varieties of Hostas...Download & hit play!!!The Hosta Stop1011 WI-54, Plover, WI 54467(715) 630-5305https://www.hostastop.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TheHostaStop_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Pretty Poison Ivy is a Native Vine, but... Nancy Bell, Garden Coach and Education Coordinator at Gateway Garden Center in Hockessin, DE,talks about poison ivy — “It can be a beautiful vine. It’s just one that you need to stay yards away from”
Talking Herbs-Beyond the Dinner Table Self proclaimed herb witch doctor Mary Machon joins us to discuss growing herbs for use beyond the dining table. This is a garden show talking health benefits!!! Scott is trying a few out to fool his doctor, stay tuned for the results!https://www.bensellgreenhouse.com/_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Cabin Fever - It's still cold out! The guys release an unscheduled episode to discourage (yes...discourage) gardeners and mostly neighbors from doing too much cleanup on these pop up 70 degree days. Help your neighbors understand the critters still hibernating in those leaf piles! Only consistent temps can break the Cabin Fever urge to get the yard & beds ready. Plus some cool weather plants that you can pot up if you need to plant at this time.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Coneflower Basics The guys give Coneflowers or Echinacea, their fifteen minutes of fame! Stepping out from the daisy family we find they are extremely easy to grow in the Midwest. They are drought & heat  resistant, bloom for months, make great cut flowers, and attract birds and pollinators.But what about their Cultivar cousins? Tune in!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Indoor House Plants Pt2 Mary Machon, owner of Bensell's Greenhouse, joins the guys to chat... Indoor House Plants! Mary has an extensive knowledge on the subject and passes on info for beginners to experts! Make sure you listen all the way through...In fact, we had to make this discussion a two part series as the tips and info just kept coming. So jump back a show if you missed part one... here is part two.https://www.bensellgreenhouse.com/_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Indoor House Plants Pt1 Mary Machon, owner of Bensell's Greenhouse, joins the guys to chat... Indoor House Plants! Mary has an extensive knowledge on the subject and passes on info for beginners to experts! Make sure you listen all the way through...In fact, we had to make this discussion a two part series as the tips and info just kept coming. So enjoy part one and tune in next week when part two releases.https://www.bensellgreenhouse.com/_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Loamy Soil is the Goal! FIRST EPISODE OF SEASON THREE, WELCOME BACK GARDENERS!!!The guys discuss Loamy Soil... while it may be the goal, we find you don't need that much perfection to grow in! Join us as we dig deeper into this subject._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for over 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Decorating a Rose Bowl Float with Jen Linehan The guys welcome back a past guest... Jen Linehan from Beautiful Blooms by Jen chats with the guys about her experience decorating a Rose Bowl Float!!! Listen in to catch her experience in what we thought may be a once in a lifetime experience. But Jen is looking into making it a tradition, maybe you'd like to join in next year?Check out all Jen's photos & videos on her FB & IG accounts for Beautiful Blooms by Jen!https://www.facebook.com/beautifulbloomsbyjenhttps://www.beautifulbloomsbyjen.com/Press Release for Jen's float:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/blue-diamond-almond-growers-featured-on-rose-parade-float-301451335.html_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
LIVE GREENS... Wreaths, Swags and More! In this episode, we follow up the Christmas Tree show with LIVE GREENS info... little history and care for those of us that bring that fresh pine look and scent into our homes._______________This episode ends of second season here at YMGP... we'll be back in February with new shows just as the planting season begins!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ENCORE EPISODE - Choosing your LIVE Christmas Tree There’s no better family tradition than picking out your own Christmas Tree! Taking your family to pick out the perfect tree for your holiday celebrations is a memory maker. Unless you are Clark Griswald..."little full, lots of sap". It’s a heart-warming experience you’ll want to enjoy year after year. The guys sit down next to a warm fire with Duke Wheeler. Duke is here to chat about tree picking, getting one of his trees into the White House and tree care for a safe yet fun Christmas season. So put on your gloves, hat and lets chat!Check out them out online:http://www.wheelerfarms.com/christmas-tree-farm________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
VINE TIME! Gourds, Pumpkins or Squash? Mike has a mystery fruit growing in NW Ohio, bringing up the question about Cucurbita (Latin for gourd)  or herbaceous vines in the gourd family. Then, the alternative use of pumpkin seeds... got to listen in for that ONE ALONE!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Asian Beetle Invasion The guys chat about the recent beetle air show, or as Mike puts it... "the INVASION" of Asian Beetles. Why now, what are they doing and the best practice for removing them. Download this episode, then subscribe so the next shows are automatically downloaded for you._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Using natural materials to Winterize! Mike's version of a Fall Clean Up is using seed heads, cover crops, leaves, etc to protect and nurture your green space. Oh, he has a couple tips for hardware too!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Attracting Bees Into Your Garden Now that Fall is here, and some great deals at your garden center can be had... the guys discuss plants & flowers that will attract bees. So listen in, get some ideas and head to your garden center today. Fall is a great time to plant and the hungry bees will appreciate the early Spring food._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ENCORE EPISODE - Pumpkin Farm ENCORE EPISODE: It's time for gourds, squash, corn and pumpkins so the guys chat onsite with Matt from LaVoy's Pumpkin Farm. That's right, the boys hit the road and traveled up North to Temperance, MI. No matter what pumpkin farm you visit in your area, we bet it is going to be a smash!But watch out for those bees around your donuts & cider!Check out the LaVoy's website at:http://lavoypumpkinfarm.weebly.com/or their Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/lavoypumpkinfarm/Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
YMG QUICK TIP - Fall/Winter Lawns Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working the new season at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Sedum - Mike's Sleeper Plant It's Mike turn to reveal his "Sleeper Plant". No not a tired plant, but an over looked beauty you should think about adding to your landscape!! Get your pen & paper to write down a few variety types, then head on over to your local garden center! PLUS a Mike's Mail Question has hit our email box!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
September Smörgåsbord Mike and Scott brave the blustery day to cap off several topics for September. It's a buffet style show with a little something for everyone. So grab a dessert and join us... and watch your napkins, it's really windy out here!!!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
YMG QUICK TIP - Irrigation System Check Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.netSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Over Seeding Your Lawn It's that time of year... time to start over seeding you lawn... or is it? Mike & Scott discuss the 1-2-3s of over seeding. Is it too hot still? How long can you wait? And how can Mother Nature help? Tune in as the guys spend the episode outdoors in the heat talking grass!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ALERT EPISODE - FALL ARMY WORM INVASION ALERT EPISODE... Ohio has been hit with the Fall Army Worms. Over night devastation of your lawn, or garden crops. What you can do as a residential home owner and gardener to stop them. Listen in as Mike gives you some pesticides to go apply.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ENCORE EPISODE - Caring for Chrysanthemums ENCORE EPISODE!Chrysanthemums (mums) are one of the most popular fall garden flowers. Most varieties are easy to grow with their basic needs being full sun, water, rich soil, good drainage, and good air circulation. There are hundreds of varieties available in a range of shapes and sizes that can provide blooms from late Summer through end of Fall. In this episode we chat about caring for your mums with Zannah Crowe from Johnson's Gardens in Cedarbug Wisconsin!!! When to plant, watering, fertilizing, pruning, propagation, disease/insects. For more information on Johnson's Gardens, visit:https://www.jgplants.com/Or the parent company Johnson's Nurseryhttps://www.jniplants.com/________________DID YOU KNOW?The founding of the chrysanthemum industry in the USA dates back to 1884, when the Enomoto Brothers of Redwood City, California, grew the first chrysanthemums cultivated in America.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Weigela - Scott's Sleeper Plant PLUS Boxwood Warning! Mike and Scott find peace in a greenhouse in order to chat about what Scott calls a sleeper plant. A known, but unknown plant...the Weigela! No matter how you PRO-noun-ce it... (WAY-guh-luh) they guarantee you won't say it correctly twice in a row. You might just be surprised what you'll find in this Honeysuckle Family member offerings!PLUS Boxwood Tree Moth WARNING!!! Don't be fooled by it's name._______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Garden in the Park ROAD TRIP!!!Mike & Scott have hit the road again! Well it was a short drive this time to Wildwood Metropark, which is home to The Manor House. The bonus to this home is the garden, which is a tough one to maintain.  Scott Carpenter joins us for a little history lesson of the R.A. Stranahan Manor and the importance of the garden. We hope you, in hearing the description of this garden and it's history, will be inspired to search in your neck of the Midwest for a historical garden to visit.Plus the guys chat about a few end of Summer and Fall gardening to dos.Please join the guys in a quick conversation that may put a spark in your garden. The PUN in this (& the social media posts), The Stranahan's owned Champion Spark Plug.https://metroparkstoledo.com/features-and-rentals/the-manor-house/https://historymysteryman.com/the-story-of-the-stranahans-champion-spark-plug-and-the-preservation-of-wildwood/_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Ideas for Fall Plantings Mike & Scott have a BIG announcement to reveal, plus we Welcome Zach Edwards, President of Black Diamond Garden Centers! Zach presents to us all several new plants to gather for the Fall plantings! If you are looking for that little different than a typical Fall offering, Zach has some ideas to spark another trip to your local garden center!_______________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Ways to Avoid Burnout While Gardening This Summer Ways to Avoid Burnout While Gardening This Summer
Hi dear, welcome to my channel, where I talk and expose you to how to grow a successful home garden this summer.
It's the middle of summer, and we're taking the opportunity to reflect on what's going on in our gardens and how to avoid garden burnout.


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All about Lavender Farming ROAD TRIP!!! The Guys head down South to check out the five year old Luckey Road Lavender Farm. They'll check out all the offerings from Kylee & Scott, second generation farmers. Not only is this farm a you pick'em type of place, but they offer yoga classes, photography sessions all while surrounded by the sweet smell of lavender! And yes, Scott found animals at a Lavender Farm!https://www.luckeylavender.com/https://www.facebook.com/luckey.lavenderSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
The DIY Lawn Products... Results, Tips & Discussions The guys bounce DIY lawn care ideas off of Dave Slivinski, licensed lawn service expert and  manager. Dave removes his managers hat for a neighborhood friendly advice hat, helping out the Do It Yourselfer. Scott reviews the lawn products he has tested this year, after promising last season to turn his lawn into a laboratory. And then promises to test more!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
YMG QUICK TIP - Summer Lawns Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working the new season at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ENCORE EPISODE - Water Features & Plants ENCORE EPISODE!!!Today we talk with Rich Giddens, he and his wife, Diane, own Oak Park Garden Center, specializing in ponds and water features. Mike and Rich touch on pond plants, pond sizes, pumps and what you, as a new pond owner, need to do in order to enjoy the peace of a pond or water feature.All this and more... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!________________Our guests weblink:http://www.oakparkwatergarden.comWhat started as a humble landscape business in a rickety old barn has grown into the largest water garden and garden center in northwest Ohio.Richard and Diane Giddens created Swanton’s Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center in 1984. Back then, the couple had two babies in tow and began to grow their business by selling shrubs, trees, and various plants to the retail public.The landscape center then blossomed when Richard and Diane began designing water gardens and selling quality water garden and landscape supplies, as well as unique garden accessories. The business took on a different look each year with the addition of ever-changing, beautiful water garden displays, water garden plants, and exotic fish. Also added on a regular basis were water garden accessories such as statues and fountains.Today, Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center is one of the most popular and successful water garden centers in the Northwest Ohio area.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Extension Office & Pest Update Time to start looking over your plants and priming those sprayers. As the guys welcome Amy K. Stone to the show. Amy  discusses using your Extension Offices/Land Grant University support in each State, plus the current pests in our gardens, THEY'RE HERE! Amy Creque StoneOhio State University Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural ResourcesLucas CountyOSU Extension Contact info:https://lucas.osu.edu/https://www.facebook.com/OSUExtensionLucasCounty/https://bygl.osu.edu/ Horticulture Hotline: 419-578-6783________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
The ABCs of Ornamental Grass Mike & Scott discuss Ornamental Grasses, perennial or annuals, clumps, mounds, splits, you name it... we got you all covered!________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Prepping for Pests The guys discuss the pests & insects that are already starting to make their way onto your plants and into your gardens. You probably just can't see them yet! It's time to get proactive... save your crops and blooms!________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
YMG QUICK TIP - Lack of Rain on Your Lawn Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working the new season at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Annie's Annuals The guys are joined by one of last season's guests...Annie Harman. Annie grows tens of thousands of annuals, be it a hanging basket container or just a flat pack of three. We get her insight, as well as Mike's on annual care, design for this Summer's plantings.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Intro to Pollination Scott asks Mike about the birds & the bees...as it pertains to trees and fruit bearing plants.Importance of bees, insects to pollination... Basics of flowering bud anatomy...  As Sgt. Friday would say, just the facts. ________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Old School Veggie Planting Anita Dafonte, a 30 year gardening vet, chats about her tried & true planting techniques. Anita, who lives and gardens on five acres, is the Sales Director for Coast of Maine Organic Products. Yet loves to get her hands dirty by growing the vegetables she loves to cook with. Take a listen as your working in your garden! And check out the Coast of Main's website:https://coastofmaine.com/________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Coast of Maine Coast of Maine Organic has grown to offer what are the most unique gardening products available.
YMG QUICK TIP - Moles Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working the new season at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!
Frost Protection: Some Do's & Don'ts The guys discuss some do's & don'ts of frost protection. When is a little damage okay and when to get ready for a frost.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!
All About Bulbs with Longfield Gardens In today's discussion, we lay out the ground work about bulbs and welcome our special guest, Kathleen LaLiberté, from Longfield Gardens. Kathleen is a bulb specialist and works with Longfield Gardens as their horticultural advisor.Longfield Gardens imports and sell bulbs online and to garden centers across the US.Check out their website, it's packed with photos and educational info!https://www.longfield-gardens.com/Plus Scott hijack's the Mike's Mail Segment on Dandelions!________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!
Tips for Perennial Planting and Designing Karen Rexrode shares her rules for garden planning and designing, including ensuring your perennials are being "good neighbors" to each other. Also, complementary colors in your garden.
Rose & Woody Plant Pruning Mike & Scott discuss rose bush pruning. Some of the common best practices and Mike's take on what Scott has suggestion wise...PLUS today's Mike's Mail Question... all that coming up right now!________________Here's a link to last season's rose show!https://www.buzzsprout.com/887557/4009412________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!
ENCORE EPISODE - Soilkit Easy Test Kit ENCORE EPISODE - It's that time to go dig up some dirt and have it analyzed!!!Scott can't be anymore excited to welcome a new product to our garden center shelves! SoilKit by AgriTech Corp. is not only an easy 9 point test kit, but a translator, making the test results one language, so both you and your garden center are on the same page!Listen in as we chat with Christina McInnis about the foundation of every garden or lawn... your soil! Contact your local garden center to  see if they carry SOILKIT. It's a relationship builder.Need more information? Here's the website:https://soilkit.com________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 ________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Learn your soil story... 1-2-3 To every home there is a foundation, to every plant there is one too, your soil.
YMG QUICK TIP - Spring Lawns Season #2 has a new feature, QUICK TIPS! A short info podcast presented by an expert in the field. Plus it's an easy to search subject header for when you need that little bit of info in a flash. QUICK TIPS release on "off weeks" of our regular, full length shows, so you are not missing anything. We hope these tips help out while we are busy working the new season at the garden center.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Soil Types & Uses Mike & Scott discuss soils, soil amendments, where to spend your soil money for specific plant types... PLUS today's Mikes Mail Question: How far apart should you plant your plants/trees? ________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!
Urban Organic Harvest UPDATE Today we welcome back our very first podcast guest, Mr. Thomas Jackson. Toledo, Ohio's urban farmer, discussing wood chip beds...yield amounts from the 2020 Harvest, honey drinks and what is really in pop tarts.PLUS our new in show segment: MIKE'S MAIL, question of the day asked & answered!!!ORIGINAL EPISODE LINK:https://pdcn.co/e/www.buzzsprout.com/887557/2945737-urban-farming-organic-beds.mp3?blob_id=12116911&download=trueThis just in... the 2020 Harvest Results for MIGHTY ORGANICS: TOTAL GROSS POUNDAGE: 32,157.41 LBS...WATERMELON POUNDAGE: 7,882.65 LBSCOLLARDS POUNDAGE: 12,395.9 LBSDONATIONS OF COLLARDS: 3,233.7 LBShttps://www.facebook.com/MightyOrganics/https://www.facebook.com/JACKSON-INDUSTRIES-CORPORATION-164485147088856________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Creating Your Own Plant Exchange Join Mike & Scott as we welcome our guests, Donna Keller Wright & Chris Coultrip to discuss the mini-history of the Toledo Plant Exchange. How they got it started and what you can do to start your area's own plant exchange.Donna & Chris have written a notebook guide in how they run their program efficiently and have offered to share those instructions/notes with all of you. Just message one of them on the Toledo Plant Exchange Facebook page.In the meantime, enjoy our conversation while you are running around town gathering all your gardening supplies!https://www.facebook.com/groups/ToledoPlantExchangehttps://www.facebook.com/WCPlantExchange________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Understanding Cool Weather Plants With our last episode of Season One, Mike helps Scott understand cool weather plants. The basics for Scott, the Freshman Gardener and some extra tips for everyone else. Plus general philosophies from starting to harvesting your cool weather plants.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 Or email us at: YourMidwestGarden@bex.net________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Sustainable Urban Landscapes & Gardens YMG would like to welcome Annie Johnson to the show. We ran across a post that Annie had about new "tiny homes" possibly being built. She encouraged the city to have them not only plant decorative landscape, BUT food bearing plants/trees mixed within. What a great idea to extend the new home owner sustainability in a small footprint. Today, we expand that discussion.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 ________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Keeping Your Distance While Gardening During Quarantine: 10 Podcasts For Gardening Vegetables Intro Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a resurgence in vegetable gardening, particularly in survival gardening as people prepared for potential food shortages. More importantly, parents are getting their homebound kids involved in gardening, which becomes both an educational opportunity and a valuable life lesson! Check out this roundup of the top 10 podcasts for gardening vegetables.
Planning Out That Empty Bed Today we give you a few pointers to get that empty bed, thought out, designed and a plant list ready for the garden center! Things to think about and a few you can accomplish right now in the midst of February. Join us for several tips & ideas.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 ________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Snippet of Small Scale Life: What is Small Scale Gardening? Listen now to Small Scale Life as Tom talks about small scale gardening and how it works for many different lifestyles! The Small Scale Life podcast is a supplement to the Small Scale Life website, which provides resources for simplifying life in a chaotic, modern world – something many people are starting to really pay attention to since life has come to a grinding halt under COVID-19. In addition to gardening topics, the podcast also talks about financial freedom, community, wellness, and how they all work cohesively to help people achieve a simple, small-scale, self-sufficient life.
Snippet of Plant Talk: With Kids Stuck At Home, Involve Them In Gardening In this episode of Plant Talk, Fred Hower talks through some simple gardening activities that will both entertain and educate your kids!
Snippet of Plantrama: Box Store Plants, Bamboo and Saving a Money Tree In this episode of Plantrama, Ellen and C.L. tackle myths about box stores selling plants that have been raised with neonicotinoids, discuss the amazing bamboo and answer a question about saving a houseplant.
Snippet of The Organic Garden Podcast: April - Gardening During Lockdown Sarah Brown and Chris Collins provide tips in this episode of The Organic Garden Podcast to help you make your vegetable garden more productive.
Snippet of Living Homegrown Podcast: Growing More Vegetables in Less Space Are you never able to eat your vegetables as fast as you are growing them? Listen to this episode of The Living Homegrown Podcast, where Theresa Low speaks with Colin McCrate about properly planting and harvesting your vegetables for maximum eating capabilities.
Snippet of The joe gardener Show: Gardening in Straw Bales: An Easy & Inexpensive Solution to Make Growing Food More Accessible for All Learn how to maximize your gardening space in this episode of The joe gardener Show. Joe chats with Joel Karsten, the man who wrote the book on gardening with straw bales: not only is it expanding your garden, it's saving the world.
Snippet of A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach: Ken Druse on Gardening as Refuge Margaret Roach shares her personal gardening experience and how it became a spiritual journey that has saved her many times over the year. Recorded in late March 2020, this episode of A Way to Garden, Roach and Ken Druse dives deep into using your garden as a refuge in trying times.
Snippet of The Beginner's Garden: Dependable Varieties For Beginners Starting a vegetable garden can be overwhelming, so learn about the best varieties of vegetables to begin your quarantine gardening experience with Jill McSheehy in this episode from The Beginner's Garden.
ENCORE EPISODE - Starting with Seeds! Since our first podcasting season started a little late for this episode, we thought we would re-lease it at this time. As it is now time to start your seeds indoors!Enjoy our ENCORE EPISODE, a little more on time!___________________Nic and Mike talk about the itch to get going in your garden while it's still cold outside. How Nic started seeding indoors to get that jump start on Mother Nature. Nic has a few tips for you and Mike realizes pumpkin pies are not made from pumpkins! Please join us on "Your Midwest Garden" Podcast.Toledo Permaculture Network website:https://www.toledopermaculture.org___________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in to shop around at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Planning Your Veggie Garden It's that time MIDWEST GARDENERS!Today we give you a few pointers to get your veggie garden up and running as soon as you can!Things to think about and a few you can accomplish right now in the midst of January. Take a listen... and comment on the Facebook page if you have additional ideas you'd like to share.________________If you'd like to ask us an "on-air" question or just leave a show comment, do it the old fashioned way, leave a voice mail at: (567) 318-2325 ________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Poinsettia Care HAPPY NEW YEAR MIDWEST GARDENERS!In this episode, freshman gardener Scott reviews his episode homework with Mike to see if he graduates from Poinsettia Care School.Plus a Mike's Mail Q&A about Christmas Cactus...________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Indoor Air: Plants or Ionizers? HAPPY NEW YEAR MIDWEST GARDENERS!In this episode, we have a quick impromptu discussion on indoor air quality. How much can plants help or should you use an electronic ionizer? NASA even did a study on this. Take a listen and comment on the Facebook page.________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Flowers Bring Smiles Got the post Holiday Blues??? Today the guys chat with Jen Linehan from Beautiful Blooms by Jen, a florist who can brighten up the now empty looking house.Jen, along with your area florists can easily put a smile on a loved ones face, and even more important your own! All proven by a well known university!Listen in as we discuss ways to make flowers bring smiles all with her busy shop bustling in the background!Check out Beautiful Blooms by Jen:https://www.beautifulbloomsbyjen.com5675 Main St.Sylvania, OH 43560(419) 517-8821________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Easy Soil Test Kit Scott can't be anymore excited to welcome a new product to our garden center shelves! SoilKit by AgriTech Corp. is not only an easy 9 point test kit, but a translator, making the test results one language, so both you and your garden center are on the same page!Listen in as we chat with Christina McInnis about the foundation of every garden or lawn... your soil! Contact your local garden center to see if they carry SOILKIT. It's a relationship builder.Need more information? Here's the website:https://soilkit.com________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Choosing Your LIVE Christmas Tree There’s no better family tradition than picking out your own Christmas Tree! Taking your family to pick out the perfect tree for your holiday celebrations is a memory maker. Unless you are Clark Griswald..."little full, lots of sap". It’s a heart-warming experience you’ll want to enjoy year after year. The guys sit down next to a warm fire with Duke Wheeler. Duke is here to chat about tree picking, getting one of his trees into the White House and tree care for a safe yet fun Christmas season. So put on your gloves and hat and lets chat!Check out them out online:http://www.wheelerfarms.com/christmas-tree-farm________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Mike's Mail #2 November 2020 After the highly successful Mike's Mail #1...Your Midwest Garden Podcast group returns to answer listener submitted questions. This time with... well... no differences other than new folks and new questions!With a full mailbox, Mike does his best to answer a new round of questions with as few words possible, and we all know that's not possible for The Garden Guy!If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your text or recorded audio file to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netIf you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Black Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Holiday Centerpieces Today our experts discuss Holiday Centerpieces. Choices and ideas for those of you just wanting to order a piece or those would like to build their own. Frank Viviano discusses holiday centerpieces plus he takes us beyond the table, carrying your theme throughout your house. Check out our guest website for more information.Bartz Viviano:https://www.bartzviviano.com/________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comBlack Diamond Garden Centers Welcome to Black Diamond Nursery & Lawn Service. We been a local business in Toledo for 50 years!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Hydrangeas - To Prune or Not to Prune... In the confusing world of hydrangeas, Mike clears the mystery up of when to prune. Plus a few other tips including over Wintering, watering and how to spell. Get out your colored crayons and take some notes!!! ________________Like to check out our Facebook Page? Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Fall-Winter Lawn Tips This is our fourth & final interview in the lawn service series for 2020. Dave Slivinski from Black Diamond Lawn Service returns to discuss Fall/Winter lawn care. Taking care of the new grass you just planted in late August, early September. Prepping your lawn for Winter. And a few early items to do in early, early Spring.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Water Features, Ponds & Plants Today we talk with Rich Giddens, he and his wife, Diane, own Oak Park Garden Center, specializing in ponds and water features. Mike and Rich touch on pond plants, pond sizes, pumps and what you, as a new pond owner, need to do in order to enjoy the peace of a pond or water feature.All this and more... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!________________Our guests weblink:http://www.oakparkwatergarden.comWhat started as a humble landscape business in a rickety old barn has grown into the largest water garden and garden center in northwest Ohio.Richard and Diane Giddens created Swanton’s Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center in 1984. Back then, the couple had two babies in tow and began to grow their business by selling shrubs, trees, and various plants to the retail public.The landscape center then blossomed when Richard and Diane began designing water gardens and selling quality water garden and landscape supplies, as well as unique garden accessories. The business took on a different look each year with the addition of ever-changing, beautiful water garden displays, water garden plants, and exotic fish. Also added on a regular basis were water garden accessories such as statues and fountains.Today, Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center is one of the most popular and successful water garden centers in the Northwest Ohio area.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Starting with Seeds - Nic Botek Nic and Mike talk about the itch to get going in your garden while it's still cold outside. How Nic started seeding indoors to get that jump start on Mother Nature. Nic has a few tips for you and Mike realizes pumpkin pies are not made from pumpkins! Please join us on "Your Midwest Garden" Podcast.Toledo Permaculture Network website:https://www.toledopermaculture.orgIf you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in to shop around at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Urban Farming, Organic Beds Discussion with Thomas Jackson, Toledo Ohio's urban farmer, discussing wood chip beds...teaching city officials terminology...yield amounts and what is really in pop tarts.If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in to shop around at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Spring Lawn Service Basics Discussion with Dave Slivinski, Black Diamond's Lawn Service Manager, about Spring lawn basics. If you are a do it your-selfer or hire a service, Dave talks about various needs for your lawn. Even if you have a lawn service, your lawn is a two way effort between your service and you! From water needs to mowing heights Mike & Dave discuss it all. Plus Dave will return for two more episodes as the season moves on.If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in to shop around at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.com/lawn-service/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Growing Flowers from Plugs Garden Center growers, Melisa Sherman-Weckerlin and Annie Harman talk about growing flowers from plugs. Small starter plants that have already sprouted from seedlings. Plus other Spring time discussions, such as best time to plant for the season. Sun, shade flowers and none of this is an April Fool's Joke!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Midwest Native Plants Arden Pontasch is our guest, discussing Midwest native plants and how she is bringing back what was once thought of as weeds. How she collects native plants, their seeds and redistributes the plants in the area. Arden passes along some sites that you can contact in your area for obtaining your native plants.Wild Ones website:https://wildonesoakopenings.org/native-plant-sources/If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Dan The Mole Man & Earth Day Reflections Mike talks about the beginnings of Earth Day, which is next week. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, so be sure to do something nice for the Earth on April 22, 2020. Or as Mike says, make everyday Earth Day.Then Mike welcomes in Dan The Mole Man. The guys discuss the best way to get them out of your yard... and that does not mean pushing them into the neighbors yard! They'll just come back anyways.FUN FACT: A mole can travel 80’ in under a minute!BONUS: Our next show is our first "Mike's Mail" episode, where he answers all your submitted questions. If you have a question for Mike to answer, please send it along. You can also submit "Audio Questions"... record your question via your cell phone and send it in to us. Get your voice "on-air" , a virtual Q&A session with Mike, if you will. Come on, it's fun! email your text or recorded audio file to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netIf you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Mike's Mail #1 May 2020 Your Midwest Garden Podcast group takes this COVID19 at home time to answer listener submitted questions. In the last episode, we asked listeners to email or voice memo record their questions for Mike to answer. Helping Mike keep track of all the questions, we welcome Scott to the podcast. Well... Scott produces the Podcast, so he is no stranger to YMG, but makes his YMG debut keeping Mike on track.If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your text or recorded audio file to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netIf you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
AG 101 and Gen Z How Gen Z is doing a 360 turning back to farming like grandpa/great grandpa... What is truly a weed... bees are a buzzing and worms are NOT native to the Midwest!Who says all this and more?A guy that pets bees of course!_________________________________During this COVID 19 time, we talked to Dr. Todd Crail via the phone and not in person as we usually do.If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Student Farming - Bryan Ellis Mike heads for the farm... and winds up at a public school! Find out why Mike actually landed at the right location!Our guest today is Bryan Ellis, discussing teaching students how to farm, raise crops, animals and fly drones! Say what? Students are learning how grandpa use to farm while taking advantage of technology. Investigating better ways and landing jobs all over, including NASA!Did we mention the poison dart frog and fish farm? And finally a pop quiz... do you know your fatty acids? Study up!All this and more... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!________________During this COVID 19 time, we talked to Brian Ellis via the phone and not in person as we usually do.________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Roses are red... Scott's are not! Our 10th episode is a bit thorny. From us two, you expected corny, but not to worry, we included the corny too!Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Musk, Hybrid Rugosa, Hybrid Tea, climbers, drift... an all rose discussion today with Cheryl Menard!Did You Know... fallen Oak leafs make a great rose Winter insulator, Bayer 3in1 is a quick one step application you use as you water and their is no blue colored rose.All this and more... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!Feel free to contact our guest's website here:http://toledorosesociety.org/________________During this COVID 19 time, we talked via the phone and not in person as we usually do.________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Summer Tropicals Summertime discussion about various tropical plants you can do in the Midwest. Well okay, tropicals that Scott has placed around his pool and he thinks you'll like them too!Plus a quick banter on what went down in the garden center during COVID19. Please tell us what your experience was shopping for flowers this season. Less selection available? Why? Annuals sold out? Mulch/Topsoil available?All this and more... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!________________Mike has assigned you homework. Listen in and here is the spelling: Mutinis Caninis________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Summer Lawn Service Basics This is our second interview with Dave Slivinski from Black Diamond. Dave is the lawn service manager and is here to discuss Summer lawn care. Subjects that pop up in the conversation include, Summer insects, grubs, grass fungus, when to water, beetle bags, nut-grass and the two BIG THINGS in lawn care: Water & Mowing height!!! Did we say water again? Sure did!!!Dave will appear in a upcoming podcast about Fall & Winterizing of your lawn.If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
ALERT WARNING - Bagworms 2020 ---BONUS EPISODE---BONUS EPISODE---Breaking News... It's the time...of the season... for bagworms! Lots of pictures and samples of arborvitae, Junipers,etc coming into the store so we thought we'd throw out an ALERT EPISODE.Photos on our Facebook Page and a couple video links below.All this and your homework question answered... coming up on Your Midwest Garden Podcast!Check out these Nebraska Extension Entomologists videos:https://youtu.be/05A2quj9nO4https://youtu.be/LCohIuo8H1YOr this one by our own Mike O'Rouke:https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=3945731112136114_______________________________________________________________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comAnd remember, "Ask Someone who Knows"!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Upcoming Guests & The Beetles! Just a quick (not so quick) episode to announce a couple special guests making their first appearance on Your Midwest Garden Podcast. And a few tips on Summer's biggest pest, The Japanese Beetle, which are out in FULL FORCE right now. We have mentioned them before, but here in the Great Lakes Region they out of control this year.________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers, Black Diamond, or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Readers Tips from Garden Gate Magazine Chloe Deike, from Garden Gate Magazine joins us today. In this episode, Chloe shares gardening tips & hints from her archives and reader suggested ideas. Chloe is the assistant editor and writes various articles, including tips for Garden Gate Magazine. Now in her third year at Garden Gate magazine, she delights in passing along wisdom from gardener to gardener, tending the beds and borders of her new old home and tackling the challenge of gardening with a baby on her hip and a toddler in her tracks.Everyone... please welcome Chloe to Your Midwest Garden Podcast!!!Please consider subscribing to Garden Gate Magazine. Print & digital copies. Buy a year and get a free issue.Check out their website: https://www.gardengatemagazine.com/And the children's book link as promised: https://www.gardengatemagazine.com/articles/vegetables/tips/vintage-urban-garden-or-childrens-books-about-gardening/________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
Alan Branhagen - Author: The Midwest Native Plant Primer Joining us today is Alan Branhagen. Author of the recently released book: The Midwest Native Plant Primer. And that's what we are here to discuss.This incomparable sourcebook includes 225 recommended native ferns, grasses, wildflowers, perennials, vines, shrubs, and trees. It’s everything you need to know to create a beautiful and beneficial Midwest garden.Author of :The Midwest Native Plant PrimerNative Plants of the Midwest: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the GardenThe Gardener's Butterfly Book________________Check out Timber Press:https://www.timberpress.com/books________________If you would like to participate in the next Mike's Mail episode, please email your gardening question to:YourMidwestGarden@bex.netOr better yet, get your 15 seconds of fame and record your question on your phone (using the voice memo app) and send that to us! Then hear yourself on the podcast!________________And as promised, a link to our Facebook page. Please "LIKE" it, follow along and even post, not only your garden pictures, but message us with questions. Plant, bug IDs, etc. Mike loves to help out!https://www.facebook.com/Your-Midwest-Garden-Podcast-104823994541594If you happen to be in the Toledo or Perrysburg, Ohio area, please stop in at our sponsor's garden centers or visit them online at:https://www.blackdiamondgrows.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yourmidwestgarden)
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