S1E7 - Water: The Magic of Life

S1E7 - Water: The Magic of Life

When it comes to watering plants, there’s really only three options - too much, too little, or just right … but there’s the rub.  Just like with light and temperature requirements, all plants are different.  Some plants, like succulents, can get by with pretty dry soil and some aquatic plants literally live in water.  There’s a whole spectrum of water needs in between.

S1E6 - Fertilizers: Food for Thought

S1E6 - Fertilizers: Food for Thought

In this episode we’re going to take a look at probably one of the most important aspects of gardening.  Previously, we discussed lighting and how your climate effect the types of plants you can grow in your landscape or garden.  Now we’re getting into actually caring for your plants, and the biggest aspect of growing plants is feeding them.  As with the previous topics, all plants are different, and they have different nutritional requirements.

S1E4 - Light: I'm So Excited!

S1E4 - Light: I'm So Excited!

Light is essential for all life on Earth.  Without the fusion energy of our Sun and photosynthesis, the Earth would be a lifeless rock.  When it comes to growing plants, choosing the right plants for your lighting conditions is one of the most important things to consider.

S1E3 - Seed is Everything

S1E3 - Seed is Everything

In the garden, seed is everything. Seeds represent potential, hope, and rebirth.  Every gardener knows the feeling of sowing seeds in the garden, seeing them sprout, and nursing them along throughout the growing season. In this episode, we explore the basic science behind seeds. We’ll also hear from April Shelhon at Botanical Interests about how the seeds you find in packets at the store get there, and she’ll also share some tips on starting seeds at home.

S1E2 - Soil: With and Without Soil

S1E2 - Soil: With and Without Soil

Soil is one of the keys to growing great plants.  Sure they need water and light, but without soil most plants would die.  In the Bible man was made of the dust of the Earth.  We are composed 100% of material that came from a plant or something that ate a plant … and those plants came from soil.