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Almanac Gardener 2012 | UNC-TV



Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden p



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2920 Episode: North Carolina Apples

Tue, 4 Sep 2012 11:41:53 -0400

Brenda Sutton, The Produce Lady, give viewers a look at the variety of apples grown in North Carolina. Brenda also demonstrates a variety of ways to prepare apples for delicious eating.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2920BBrendaApples.mp4




2920 Episode: Backyard Chickens

Tue, 4 Sep 2012 11:39:23 -0400

Jeana Myers, Horticultural Agent, Wake County share helpful information on how viewers can grow and care for their very own chickens.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2920AJeanaBackyardChics.mp4




2920 Episode: Growing Flouliphus Orchids

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:22:44 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the horticultural panel demonstrate how to grow Flouliphus Orchids. Mike and the panel also answer a variety of other gardening questions from viewers


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2920.mp4




2919 Episode: Backyard Stream

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:52:23 -0400

Lucy Bradley and Greg Jennings share how the lack of care for water streams can impact community’s drinking water and shorten the life cycle of wildlife living in streams.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2919BLucyYardStreams.mp4




2919 Episode: Garden of Eatin'

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:52:17 -0400

Bill Lord, along with Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager at SEEDS, tour the Garden of Eatin located in downtown Durham. The Garden of Eatin is an edible garden that encourage visitors to freely eat whatever is growing in the garden.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2919ABillGardenEatin.mp4




2919 Episode: Innovative Planting Ideas

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:52:13 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the professional panel give innovative planting ideas for growing plants. Mike and the panel also answer a variety of other gardening questions from viewers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2919.mp4




2918 Episode: Growing Fruit Trees

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:03:31 -0400

Jeana Myers, Horticultural Agent, Wake County share helpful information on growing a variety of fruit trees in your very own yard.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2918BJeanaFruitTrees.mp4




2918 Episode: Gardening at School

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:01:07 -0400

Karen Neill introduces viewers to the School Garden Network program. Karen tours a local Elementary school who uses the program to connect teachers and students in hands-on gardening to educate.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2918AKarenSchoolGardens.mp4




2918 Episode: Eating Pineapple Guava

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:58:28 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the horticultural panel give innovative tips on growing Pineapple Guava. Mike and the panel also answer a variety of other gardening questions from viewers


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2918.mp4




2917 Episode: Making a Good Impression with the Judges at the County Fair Flower Show

Tue, 7 Aug 2012 10:02:08 -0400

Linda Blue take a tour through a local County Fair to size up the competitors who compete for the best produce/product display. Linda give contestans tips on what the Fair Judges look for in deciding winners.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2917BLindaGoodImpresFairJudges.mp4




2917 Episode: SEEDS Community Garden

Tue, 7 Aug 2012 10:02:07 -0400

Bill Lord, along with Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager at SEEDS, tour the Inter-City Garden located on the SEEDS propriety. The Inter-City Garden is program that provides gardening space for inter-city youth to grow their own fruits and vegetables to feed their community and to sell at local farmer markets. .


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2917ABillInterCityGarden.mp4




2917 Episode: New Variety of Sweet Potatoes

Tue, 7 Aug 2012 10:01:55 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the professional panel guests give insights on growing new variety of Sweet Potatoes. Mike and the panel also answer many other gardening questions from viewers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2917.mp4




2916 Episode: Growing New Varieties of Blackberries

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:03:19 -0400

Bill Lord, along with Russ Volmer, highlights some of the new variety of blackberries to grow in North Carolina. They also share how to grow the new variety of blackberries organically.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2916b_BlackBerries.mp4




2916 Episode: SavingSeeds

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 09:56:18 -0400

Linda Blue demonstrates how to select the right plants for saving seeds to replant in the future. Linda demonstrates how to care and store the seed in the right containers so they're ready to use in the next growing season.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2916a_SavingSeeds.mp4




2916 Episode: Know Your Pest Controls

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 09:55:10 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the Almanac Gardener panel shares important advise on selecting the best pest controls for your needs. The panel also mentions which brands of pest control to look for at your local lawn and garden supply store.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2916.mp4




2915 Episode: PreparingWatermelons

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:00:47 -0400

Brenda Sutton, The Produce Lady, gives beneficial tips on preparing and growing North Carolina Watermelons. Brenda also demonstrates several ways to serve up watermelon a little different than normal.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2915b_FreshWaterMelon.mp4




2915 Episode: Plant Backyard Orchard

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:58:36 -0400

Linda Blue shares valuable tips on planting and enjoying your very own backyard orchard. Linda also gives some of the challenges to starting and caring for an orchard.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2915a_StartingOrchard.mp4




2915 Episode: Starting a Fall Garden

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:53:58 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the Almanac Gardener panel shares important advise on preparing and growing fall gardens. The panel also shares deadline times to starting a fall garden.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG291543-POD.mp4




2914 Episode: Growing Culinary Herbs

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:15:36 -0400

Diane Turner, along with Master Gardener Betty Lockwood, gives helpful tips to growing Culinary Herbs. Betty is one of the state best herb grower and has won several awards for her herbs.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2914b_CulinaryHerbs.mp4




2914 Episode: Finishing Landscape Plan

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:13:21 -0400

Lucy Bradley gives an exciting tour of her renovated front yard. Lucy places the final additional to her yard, which includes planning fruit to make the landscape an edible yard.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2914a_Landscape.mp4




2914 Episode: Best Plants for Shade

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:05:07 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the Almanac Gardener panel gives homeowners a number of plant varieties that grow best in shady areas of lawns. .


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2914.mp4




2913 Episode: PreparingTomatoes

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:51:38 -0400

Brenda Sutton, "The Produce Lady", shows us new ways to prepare fresh tomatoes. Brenda demonstrates how to fry tomatoes and make some of the World's best tomato sandwiches.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2913b_FreshTomatoes.mp4




2913 Episode: Composting Soil

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:51:37 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the Almanac Gardener panel shares several great gardening guides to help growers plan and grow their favorite fruits, vegetables and more.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2913a_ComposeSoil.mp4




2913 Episode: Best Gardening Guide

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:37:22 -0400

Host, Mike Gray, and the Almanac Gardener panel shares several great gardening guides to help growers plan and grow their favorite fruits, vegetables and more.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG291343-POD.mp4




2912 Episode: Going Off the Grid

Mon, 9 Jul 2012 12:35:45 -0400

Mike Gray demonstrates how to use the latest technologies to establish water irrigation independence so that viewers don't depend on city and county water system to care for yard plants and garden produce.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2912BMikeOffGrid.mp4




2912 Episode: Right Plant, Right Location

Mon, 9 Jul 2012 12:33:24 -0400

Karen Neill shows how to place the right plant in the right location in the garden. Karen takes viewers on a tour of a garden shop and highlights the best plants to select for shady and sunny areas in yards.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2912AKarenRightPlant.mp4




2912 Episode: Using a Broad Fork in the Garden

Mon, 9 Jul 2012 12:09:27 -0400

Mike Gray and the Almanac Gardener panel demonstrates the use of the Broad Fork to get down and dirty in the garden.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2912.mp4




2911 Episode:Preparing Delicious Peaches

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:45:16 -0400

Brenda Sutton, The Produce Lady, shows us how to prepare delicious dishes using fresh North Carolina peaches. The Produce Lady also shows how to select tasty peaches for serving to family and friends.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2911BBrendaPeaches.mp4




2911 Episode:SEEDS DIG Garden

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:41:40 -0400

Bill Lord, along with Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager at SEEDS, tours the SEEDS Garden area to highlight what colorful plants and tasty fruits the gardeners are grow in the Seeds gardens.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2911ABillSEEDSGarden.mp4




2911 Episode: Caring for Wildlife

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:35:10 -0400

Mike Gray and the panel guests shares ways to protect wildlife while caring for gardens. The panel give tips on how to keep wildlife from eating your plants or garden goodies.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG291143-POD.mp4




2910 Episode: Pruning Neglected Fruit Trees

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:54:22 -0400

Lucy Bradley & Mike Parker demonstrates the right pruning techniques to restore shape and beauty to neglected fruit trees. Mike shows how to prune fruit tree to produce fruit in the near future.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2910BLucyPruningTree.mp4




2910 Episode: Using Vines in your Landscape

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:52:01 -0400

Linda Blue, along with Ralph Coffey, shows how to use the right vines in your very own home or business Landscape


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/AG2910ALindaVineLandscape.mp4




2910 Episode: Tools for Manual Labor

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:53:34 -0400

Mike Gray and the NCSU horticultural agents demonstrates how to select and use a variety of gardening tools in today's garden.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG291043-POD.mp4




2909 Episode: Wearing the Right Gear in the Garden

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:41:19 -0400

Mike Gray and the panel expert’s shares advice on what to wear in the garden during the hot summer weather. Mike and guests also answers a number of plant questions sent in to the show from viewers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290943-POD.mp4




2909 Episode: Horticultural WEB Sites

Fri, 1 Jun 2012 12:51:12 -0400

Lucy Bradley takes viewers on a tour of various NCSU Horticultural WEB sites that's packed with helpful horticultural information.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2909b_website.mp4




2909 Episode: Residential Rain Garden

Fri, 1 Jun 2012 12:47:55 -0400

Bill Lord talks to Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager at Seeds, about the Community Gardening program that encourages Durham residents to produce their own food in the garden spaces located on Seeds' property.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2909a_raingarder.mp4




2908 Episode: Rain Water Harvesting

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:54:39 -0400

Bill Lord talks to Mitch Woodward, Wake County Environmental Ed. Agent and Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager, Seeds, about installing a Rain Water Harvesting system to water and care for plants and trees in the Seeds community gardens.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2908b_RainHarvest.mp4




2908 Episode: Selecting Perennials Plants

Fri, 1 Jun 2012 13:52:07 -0400

Karen Neill shares helpful tips on saving money in selecting perennial plants for yards. Karen shares insightful tips on identifying good perennial plants for outdoor gardens.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2908a_Prennials.mp4




2908 Episode: Growing Yellowwood Plants

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:45:16 -0400

Mike Gray and the horticultural panel discuss how to grow and maintain Yellowwood Trees. Mike and guests also answers a number of plant questions sent in to the show from viewers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2908.mp4




2907 Episode: Accent Plants for Shady Ares

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:33:53 -0400

Karen Neill gives cool advise on how to garden in the shade. Karen gives her suggestions on which plants grow best in shady areas of yards.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2907b_GardeninShade.mp4




2907 Episode: Grafting Fruit Trees

Mon, 21 May 2012 08:29:49 -0400

Lucy Bradley & Mike Parker demonstrates grafting fruit trees to produce a variety of fruits. Mike shows how to graft a fruit tree to produce a variety of apples.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2907a_GraftingTree.mp4




2907 Episode: Growing Saucer Magnolias

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:27:51 -0400

Mike Gray and the horticultural experts discuss how to grow a variety of saucer magnolias plants. Mike and guests also answers a number of plant questions sent in to the show from viewers. of plant questions sent in to the show from viewers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290743-POD.mp4




2906 Episode: Using the IPM Plan for Pest

Mon, 21 May 2012 08:27:21 -0400

Karen Neil shares how to use the Intergrated Pest Management plan to try prevent pest from damaging your plants through the growing seasons.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2906a_ipmplan.mp4




2906 Episode: Growing Plants Vertical

Mon, 21 May 2012 08:22:08 -0400

Diane Turner, along with Master Gardener Betty Gardner, gives helpful tips to using fences and poles to grow produce vertical.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2906b_verticalplants.mp4




2906 Episode: Mixing Your Own Soil for Planting

Thu, 10 May 2012 15:40:41 -0400

Mike Gray and the Almanac Gardener expert panel share tips on mixing your very own soil to get the best soil for your gardening needs. The show also share helpful tips on growing and caring for other gardening items.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290643-POD.mp4




2905 Episode: Preparing Broccoli

Mon, 7 May 2012 17:11:56 -0400

Brenda Sutton, "The Produce Lady", shows us how to Prepare Broccoli. Brenda gives a variety of ways to prepare Broccoli for dinner delight.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2905b_freshbroccoli.mp4




2905 Episode: Identifying Wildflowers

Mon, 7 May 2012 17:11:55 -0400

Linda Blue take us on a nature tour where she shows how to identify wildflowers to place in your garden. She give tips on selecting the right flower to grow in your yard or container.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2905a_id_wildflowers.mp4




2905 Episode: Growing Great Lettuces

Fri, 4 May 2012 13:46:43 -0400

Mike Gray and the Almanac Gardener panel of Agents discuss the best times to start planting lettuce so that you get a great tasting crop. The show also share helpful tips on growing and caring for other gardening items.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290543-POD.mp4




2904 Episode: Space Saving Herb Garden

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:07:59 -0400

Space Saving Herb Garden


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2904b_herb_garden.mp4




2904 Episode: Edible Landscaping

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:05:40 -0400

Edible Landscaping


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2904a_edible_yards.mp4




2904 Episode:

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:03:09 -0400

Edible Landscaping & Space Saving Herb Garden


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290443-POD.mp4




2903 Episode: Preparing Fresh Spring Podded Peas

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:22:28 -0400

Brenda Sutton, The Produce Lady, gives wise advise on preparing Fresh Spring Podded Peas. She also shares various ways to serve the peas to family or guests.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/2903AGrowRadishes.mp4




2903 Episode: Growing Radishes

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:22:22 -0400

Bill Lord gives insight on how to "Grow Radishes" in your very own garden. Bill shares an innovative way to growing very good tasting radishes.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/2903AGrowRadishes.mp4




2903 Episode:

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:22:17 -0400

Growing Radishes & Preparing Fresh Spring Podded Peas


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290343-POD.mp4




2902 Episode: Early Season Vegetable Garden

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:17:00 -0400

Linda Blue demonstrates how to plan and plant an early season vegetable garden. Linda show viewers how easy it is to start a healthy and successful vegetable garden.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2902a_blueearlyveggarden.mp4




2902 Episode: Caring & Pruning Stone Fruit Trees

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:16:56 -0400

Lucy Bradley and Dr. Mike Parker introduce innovative ways to cutting and caring for stone fruit trees. Dr. Parker shows the importance of cutting the right branches to get good spacing for growth.


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2902b_care-pruning_fruittrees.mp4




2902 Episode:

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:16:53 -0400

Early Season Vegetable Garden, Caring & Pruning Stone Fruit Trees"


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290243-POD.mp4




2901 Episode: Lucy Bradley and Dr. Mike Parker share tips on pruning and training young fruit trees.

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:16:49 -0400

Lucy Bradley and Dr. Mike Parker share valuable tips on pruning and training young fruit trees. They utilize the lastest gardening tool to shape new fruit trees..


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2901a_lucy_trainyoungfruittrees.mp4




2901 Episode: Growing Snow Peas & Sugar Snaps

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:16:44 -0400

Bill Lord shares how viewers can grow Spring Snow Peas and Sugar Snaps in large and small gardens. Bill's helpful tips will have viewers enjoying there very own sugar snap peas


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/ag2901b_bill_sugarpeas.mp4




2901 Episode:Bill Lord: Growing Snow Peas & Sugar Snaps

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:16:40 -0400

Panel: Bill Lord, Environmental Agent, Franklin County; Karen Neill, Horticultural Agent, Guilford County; Linda Blue, Horticultural Agent, Buncombe County Features: Linda Blue, Horticultural Agent, Buncombe County, "Planting an Early Season Vegetable Garden" Bill Lord, Environmental Agent, Franklin County, "Using Plastic Tunnels to Prevent Frost Damage"


Media Files:
http://podcast.unctv.org/agardener/2900/4ALG290143-POD.mp4