Florida's foremost gardening podcast by gardening expert and professional designer, Teresa Watkins!

Why you should check the growing zones before you buy a plant.

No Mow Month. Good or Bad?

Hr 1: No Mow Month. Good or Bad? Kathy Jentz, award-winning garden author of The Urban Garden and Groundcover Revolution, tells us how to have less landscape maintenance, save water, and have beauty in your gardens. Get your fall seeds now to have in hand before the stores remove the displays during the summer. What to fertilize in so your garden is ready for the harvest.

Grow & harvest fruit year round in Florida with Jeff Wasielewski.

Hr2: Grow & harvest fruit year round in Florida with Jeff Wasielewski. Dirty Word of the Day. Teresa Watkins covers questions from listeners about: *Lychee Erinose Mites. What are they & how to get rid of them. *Can you do cuttings on a Gardenia Bush?

National Public Gardens Week, showcasing Tres Fromme, public gardens landscape architect.

Hr1: National Public Gardens Week, showcasing Tres Fromme, public gardens landscape architect. Teresa Watkins covers questions from listeners about: *What variety of olive tree does well in Central Florida? *What to plant in May for summer.

Please don't remove milkweed until you hear Joyce Samsel explaining why.

Hr2: Joyce Samsel created the Florida Monarch Research & Educational project. She weights in about the Florida Monarchs & how removing milkweed weed is a horrible idea. Dirty Word of the Day. Teresa Watkins finally figured out what happened to all her blueberries. She answers listener questions about rain lilies, bone and blood meal, how much water and fertilizer to get the loquat tree to produce fruit & more.

Fertilizing now before June bans.

Hr1: It's World Gardening Naked Day. Dana Venrick talks about the importance of fertilizing now before June bans. Teresa Watkins breaks the news to Lizzie Steele about her picture of her pumpkin patch she is growing.

Tom MacCubbin covers caring for Southern Sweet Peas

Hr 2 Tom MacCubbin covers caring for Southern Sweet Peas. Get your weekly Dirty Word of the Day. Teresa answers listeners question on topics about pumpkins falling off the vine & should you spray for the weeds growing under their avocado tree.

Carnivores plants are flowering plants & what niche do they hold in environmental habitats

Hr 1 Carnivores plants are flowering plants! Special Guest Kenny Coogan explains the importance of carnivores' plants. Teresa chats about even though it seems dry right now, to be cautious of too much watering. The effects of it, may create a short root systems & future problems.

Kim Roman talks about herbs for wellness, cooking & crafts.

HR2 Special Guest Kim Roman talks about herbs for wellness, cooking & crafts in gardening to help people "Confidently Grow Their Own Food!" with her Square Foot Gardening Certified Instructor knowledge since 2010. Teresa Watkins gives you the "Dirty Word of the Day" & how you can use it in conversations this week.

Information on soil prep for native plants.

HR 1 Information on soil prep for native plants, favorite native plants for birds, flowers & pollinators all from Anita Camacho, President & Funder of Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation, Inc. & North American Butterfly Association - Tampa Bay chapter. Teresa Watkins talks with listeners & answers their questions.