The D&B Garden Show

Decembre 5, 2015 - Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined on the show by Mary Ann Newcomer. Mary Ann is a published author, speaker, and more famously known as The Dirt Diva.

Are you thinking about adding some drought tolerant plants to your landscape next year? Mary Ann shares some drought tolerant varieties and talks about the watering benefits.

Debbie and Mary Ann talk specifics about planting bulbs, particularly Amaryllis. Listen in to hear planting and watering tips, as well as tips in choosing your bulb.

Have you wondered if it was a good idea to re-use soil from this year’s tomato plants for next year’s garden? Are you looking for a hearty and meaty tomato variety to plant next year. Debbie and Mary Ann receive several suggestions from listeners on the best roma tomato to plant.



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November 28, 2015 - Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, shared some great information this week about healthy evergreen trees and Christmas blooms.

Are you wondering if the appearance of your evergreen trees is healthy? Debbie explains what your evergreens should be looking like this time of year. Do you have moths in your pantry or cupboards? With a lot of diligence, you can get rid of them with pheromone traps and elbow grease rather than harmful chemicals.

Debbie explains where you should be in the process for having your poinsettias and Christmas cacti ready for Christmas, and shares some tips for beautiful blooms. Are you growing paper whites? Debbie gives some tips to help your droopy blooms stay perky and how using alcohol can stunt stem growth. Amaryllis bulbs are a great gift to give this time of year and Debbie shares some easy planting tips for healthy buds.

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