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The Garden Show with Charlie Dobbin

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Zoomer Radio’s Garden Show host is noted author, columnist, radio and HGTV personality Charlie Dobbin. She’ll update you with each week’s gardening tips and professional advice, while taking your calls and having some fun with gardening as well. Every Saturday from 9-10am on Zoomer Radio AM740 and FM96.7 Continue Reading >>
Zoomer Radio’s Garden Show host is noted author, columnist, radio and HGTV personality Charlie Dobbin. She’ll update you with each week’s gardening tips and professional advice, while taking your calls and having some fun with gardening as well. Every Saturday from 9-10am on Zoomer Radio AM740 and FM96.7 << Show Less
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Mildew on peony, whitefly on Hibiscus. And now, on to Christmas Cactus! Callers have issues with a few pests, pruning to rejuvenate the garden, and what about slowing down all those cantaloupe and melon flowers?
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
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Mildew on peony, whitefly on Hibiscus. And now, on to Christmas Cactus! Callers have issues with a few pests, pruning to rejuvenate the garden, and what about slowing down all those cantaloupe and melon flowers?
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
Orchids & Harvest Terry Kennedy from the Southern Ontario Orchid Society joins us to chat about all things orchid - including her feelings about ice cubes on the roots of tropical plants! We discuss vines for privacy, amaryllis and issues with tomatoes, cucumbers and green beans.
Potato Beetles, Aphids and Bugs on Garlic Tomatoes not producing fruit, propagating an old orange tree, bugs and the debate continues whether sheep or cattle manure is best!
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
Lavender Scones you say?!! Dean shares his grandmother's recipe - next week. Meanwhile callers have questions about pests, invasive violets, too much or not enough water for geraniums, and how can you possibly tell tomatoes apart until they set fruit?
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
Sustainable Horticulture and a Few Pest Solutions Pests on beans, honey locust trees, brussels sprouts and rhubarb. But then a final call from Monica brings up a great book by Douglas Tallamy, "Bringing Nature Home". All about growing native plants to support local fauna. He and Charlie are huge fans of biodiversity!
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
The Theme is Varmints! Potato beetles, Elder borers, chipmunks and squirrels dominate the show today. Meanwhile why do some garlic plants have scapes and others don't? Yellow leaves on Hibiscus, Basil with spots and just how often should we fertilize tomatoes?
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
Bugs & More Bugs + Transplanting Callers have issues with: brown spots on sage, Red Lily Leaf Beetles, Aphids and even Fungus Gnats on indoor plants. And when is the best time to transplant a peony?
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
It's Almost the Rhubarb Show! Several callers have issues with their rhubarb. Dean absolutely loves rhubarb and waxes on poetically about desserts from the past and present. Rabbits are eating roses, dogs are peeing on lawns, and everyone wants Trilliums close to home in their gardens.
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
Tulips, Tomatoes and Treats for Birds Callers want to control aphids on Lupins, transplant milkweed, and eliminate weeds growing in a walkway. Plus feed tomatoes, plant honeysuckle in a pot and rejuvenate rhubarb. All in a day on the Garden Show!
Listen live every Saturday at 9am on Zoomer Radio
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