Florida's foremost gardening podcast by gardening expert and professional designer, Teresa Watkins!
Special Guest Carol Cloud Bailey, The Yard Doc from South Florida
Hour 1 Thanksgiving Weekend - Time for getting ready for the holidays! Teresa discusses the selection and care of poinsettias with Carol Cloud Bailey, The Yard Doc from South Florida. Teresa provides information on a December blooming shrub called the Panama Rose and answers your gardening questions on bitter grapefruit, vanda orchid issues, and more.
Special Guest Eric Apen, Apenberry's Gardens
Hour 2 - Teresa chats with Eric Apen, Apenberry's Gardens on the confusion of Florida's annuals and perennials... if they are not annuals and perennials, what should they be called? Teresa has The Dirty Word of the Day, talks about her new plants and questions on lawns and gardens.
Special Guest Dana Venrick, Quality Green Specialists,
Hour 1 - Its' the season for chestnuts and pecans! Garden expert Teresa Watkins is joined by Dana Venrick, Quality Green Specialists, to discuss how to plant and care for Florida and Southeastern native nut trees. Teresa provides what to do in November in your vegetable garden, and answers garden questions.
Special GuestsDiane Blazek,Diane Blazek, Executive Director of the National Garden Bureau & Natalie Carmolli, with Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Teresa announces a special invitation from Diane Blazek,Diane Blazek, Executive Director of the National Garden Bureau on the upcoming Meet the Author Party. Natalie Carmolli, with Proven Winners ColorChoice® is our guest interview on their Deer-Proof Plant Program. Teresa answers gardening questions
Special Guests Bill Stengel, Summit Responsible Solutions & Jo Reese, Mister Landscaper Irrigation
Florida can experience pest issues year-round, even in winter, Teresa Watkins finds out about sand flies, ticks, and fungus gnats, from Bill Stengel, Summit Responsible Solutions. Jo Reese, Mister Landscaper Irrigation reminds us that Daylight Savings Time is an important time of year in the landscape. What to do in your landscape in November, Teresa describes a little girl's side yard garden. Teresa answers gardening questions
Special guest, Steven Biggs describes his family's fun Fall activity
Second Hour: Halloween theme continues as Teresa provides the plant species mentioned in Macbeth's Act IV Scene 1 with the three witches in the Dirty Word of the Day. Special guest, Steven Biggs describes his family's fun Fall activity with an apple taste-testing party that can be used for deciding on what variety of fruit tree to plant. Gardening questions include tree varieties that provide shade, does a Mexican Fencepost cactus need winter protection, small lemon tree issues, non-blooming amaryllis, and how to get a 'Peggy Martin' to grow on a trellis.
Jim Davis, UF IFAS Sumter and Hernando County Extension Director, on how to create a bat-friendly landscape.
First Hour: Host Teresa Watkins talks about the Hunter's Moon, symbolism of bats for Halloween, and with guest Jim Davis, UF IFAS Sumter and Hernando County Extension Director, on how to create a bat-friendly landscape. Gardening information includes what to do in November, wilting heliconia, what can be used to nick the seeds of a calla lily, and more.
DWOD & Special Guest host of "Cultivarting Place", Jennifer Jewell
Better Lawn and Gardens host, Teresa Watkins, talks with award-winning host of "Cultivarting Place", Jennifer Jewell, garden author of "What We Sow." Halloween-themed Dirty Word of the Day. Gardening questions and Teresa's answers and solutions.
Special Guest Jim Charlier, co-author of "Harry Potter's Herbology Magic."
Wizarding magical interview with Jim Charlier, co-author of "Harry Potter's Herbology Magic." Better Lawns and Gardens host Teresa Watkins discusses the Guiness World Record-largest pumpkin in the world, the vine that ate the South: Kudzu is a myth, and your garden questions, including "what's wrong with my turf?" and "why did my Celebrity tomato plant die?"
Special Guest Garden Media Group's President Katie Dubow'
The prestigious Garden Media Group's President Katie Dubow's predictions of next year's most popular and cultural garden themes with their Garden Trends Report 2024.