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Almanac Gardener 2012 | UNC-TV

Almanac Gardener 2012 | UNC-TV
Almanac Gardener 2012 | UNC-TV

Description

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 planning, maintenance and blooming innovation.
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Link: www.unctv.org/gardener/

Episodes

2920 Episode: North Carolina Apples

Sep 5, 2012 3:32

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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.

2920 Episode: Backyard Chickens

Sep 5, 2012 7:03

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

2920 Episode: Growing Flouliphus Orchids

Aug 31, 2012 26:48

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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

2919 Episode: Backyard Stream

Aug 24, 2012 3:20

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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.

2919 Episode: Garden of Eatin'

Aug 24, 2012 5:12

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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.

2919 Episode: Innovative Planting Ideas

Aug 24, 2012 25:46

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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.

2918 Episode: Growing Fruit Trees

Aug 18, 2012 4:18

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

2918 Episode: Gardening at School

Aug 18, 2012 6:16

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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.

2918 Episode: Eating Pineapple Guava

Aug 18, 2012 26:45

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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

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

Aug 8, 2012 6:37

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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.

2917 Episode: SEEDS Community Garden

Aug 8, 2012 4:22

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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. .

2917 Episode: New Variety of Sweet Potatoes

Aug 8, 2012 26:45

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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.

2916 Episode: Growing New Varieties of Blackberries

Aug 1, 2012 4:32

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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.

2916 Episode: SavingSeeds

Jul 31, 2012 6:14

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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.

2916 Episode: Know Your Pest Controls

Jul 31, 2012 26:47

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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.

2915 Episode: PreparingWatermelons

Jul 27, 2012 3:03

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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.

2915 Episode: Plant Backyard Orchard

Jul 26, 2012 5:00

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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.

2915 Episode: Starting a Fall Garden

Jul 26, 2012 26:25

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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.

2914 Episode: Growing Culinary Herbs

Jul 20, 2012 5:52

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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.

2914 Episode: Finishing Landscape Plan

Jul 20, 2012 3:30

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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.

2914 Episode: Best Plants for Shade

Jul 20, 2012 26:46

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

2913 Episode: PreparingTomatoes

Jul 20, 2012 3:19

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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.

2913 Episode: Composting Soil

Jul 20, 2012 4:48

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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.

2913 Episode: Best Gardening Guide

Jul 12, 2012 26:55

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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.

2912 Episode: Going Off the Grid

Jul 10, 2012 4:24

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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.

2912 Episode: Right Plant, Right Location

Jul 10, 2012 4:56

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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.

2912 Episode: Using a Broad Fork in the Garden

Jul 10, 2012 26:45

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

2911 Episode:Preparing Delicious Peaches

Jun 29, 2012 2:59

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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.

2911 Episode:SEEDS DIG Garden

Jun 29, 2012 3:56

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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.

2911 Episode: Caring for Wildlife

Jun 29, 2012 26:48

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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.

2910 Episode: Pruning Neglected Fruit Trees

Jun 23, 2012 5:19

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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.

2910 Episode: Using Vines in your Landscape

Jun 23, 2012 6:34

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

2910 Episode: Tools for Manual Labor

Jun 15, 2012 26:47

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

2909 Episode: Wearing the Right Gear in the Garden

Jun 14, 2012 26:50

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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.

2908 Episode: Selecting Perennials Plants

Jun 2, 2012 5:48

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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.

2909 Episode: Horticultural WEB Sites

Jun 2, 2012 4:49

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

2909 Episode: Residential Rain Garden

Jun 2, 2012 5:32

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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.

2908 Episode: Rain Water Harvesting

May 26, 2012 5:17

Description:

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.

2908 Episode: Growing Yellowwood Plants

May 26, 2012 26:45

Description:

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.

2907 Episode: Accent Plants for Shady Ares

May 26, 2012 7:05

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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.

2907 Episode: Growing Saucer Magnolias

May 26, 2012 27:00

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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.

2907 Episode: Grafting Fruit Trees

May 21, 2012 3:32

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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.

2906 Episode: Using the IPM Plan for Pest

May 21, 2012 6:33

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

2906 Episode: Growing Plants Vertical

May 21, 2012 4:54

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

2906 Episode: Mixing Your Own Soil for Planting

May 11, 2012 27:00

Description:

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.

2905 Episode: Preparing Broccoli

May 8, 2012 3:37

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

2905 Episode: Identifying Wildflowers

May 8, 2012 3:44

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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.

2905 Episode: Growing Great Lettuces

May 5, 2012 26:55

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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.

2904 Episode: Space Saving Herb Garden

Apr 28, 2012 3:41

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Space Saving Herb Garden

2904 Episode: Edible Landscaping

Apr 28, 2012 5:00

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Edible Landscaping

2904 Episode:

Apr 27, 2012 26:25

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Edible Landscaping & Space Saving Herb Garden

2903 Episode: Preparing Fresh Spring Podded Peas

Apr 24, 2012 3:29

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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.

2903 Episode: Growing Radishes

Apr 24, 2012 3:29

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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.

2903 Episode:

Apr 24, 2012 26:25

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Growing Radishes & Preparing Fresh Spring Podded Peas

2902 Episode: Early Season Vegetable Garden

Apr 18, 2012 5:17

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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.

2902 Episode: Caring & Pruning Stone Fruit Trees

Apr 18, 2012 6:52

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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.

2902 Episode:

Apr 18, 2012 26:55

Description:

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

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

Apr 18, 2012 5:47

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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..

2901 Episode: Growing Snow Peas & Sugar Snaps

Apr 18, 2012 2:56

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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

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

Apr 18, 2012 26:46

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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"