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Fall And Winter Gardening With Debra Knapke

Oct 16, 2020
Fall vegetables at a market including pumpkin and squash.
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This episode originally aired on Oct. 8, 2020.

If you've been relying on gardening to stay sane in 2020, fall and winter might have you feeling down. But don't worry, there is always something to do in the garden.

Fall And Winter Gardening With Debra Knapke

Oct 8, 2020
Fall vegetables at a market including pumpkin and squash.
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If you've been relying on gardening to stay sane in 2020, fall and winter might have you feeling down. But don't worry, there is always something to do in the garden.

Summer Gardening With Debra Knapke

Jul 13, 2020
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This episode originally aired on July 2, 2020.

Sales of seeds and gardening supplies soared worldwide this spring as people turned to the earth for food, flowers  and a measure of calm.

Burpee & Co., the nation’s largest seed company, logged the most sales in its nearly 140-year-history and saw traffic to its advice web page jump by 75% as the pandemic took hold.

Summer Gardening With Debra Knapke

Jul 2, 2020
Garden plant
Planet Fox / Pixabay

Sales of seeds and gardening supplies soared worldwide this spring as people turned to the earth for food, flowers -- and a measure of calm.

Burpee & Co., the nation’s largest seed company, logged the most sales in its nearly 140-year-history and saw traffic to its advice web page jump by 75% as the pandemic took hold.

Planting For Pollinators With Debra Knapke

Feb 27, 2020
Chadwick Atboretum

Pollinators like bees and butterflies are crucial to our food supply and the ecosystem. But they’re in trouble after years of population decline.

Winter Gardening

Jan 23, 2020

It’s wet and cold outside with only occasional rays of sunshine, but that’s the perfect time to start daydreaming about a bountiful garden—one that’s bursting with colorful flowers and ripe with healthy fruits and vegetables.

Succulent Gardening

Sep 24, 2018
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Succulents are an increasingly popular and low maintenance way to add some greenery to a home or office. While these are warm weather plants, common types, such as Cacti and Aloe, can be kept indoor during winter months.

Ohio’s garden sage Debra Knapke and Jared Hughes from Groovy Plants Ranch joins us to talk about succulents and transitioning your garden through the season change.

Today on All sides, tips on gardening and how you can keep indoor plants thriving through the fall.

Late Summer Gardening with Debra Knapke

Aug 17, 2018
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We’re in the hot, humid days of late summer, and this weather could be impacting your garden. Rainfall levels were above-average for Central Ohio in June but have been below-average so far this month.

All Sides checks in with Ohio’s garden sage, Debra Knapke, for tips on how to sustain a healthy garden through July and August. 

We will also talk about which vegetables to begin planting as we head into fall. 

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Late Summer Gardening with Debra Knapke

Jul 19, 2018
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We’re in the hot, humid days of late summer, and this weather could be impacting your garden. Rainfall levels were above-average for Central Ohio in June but have been below-average so far this month.

All Sides checks in with Ohio’s garden sage, Debra Knapke, for tips on how to sustain a healthy garden through July and August. 

We will also talk about which vegetables to begin planting as we head into fall. 

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Spring Gardening

Apr 3, 2017
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It's spring, which means it's time to start thinking about what is going in the garden this year. Whether you're an expert or a first-time gardener, now is the perfect time to break out the seeds, and everyone could use some helpful tips before putting them in the ground. Join us as we discuss spring gardening with gardening expert Debra Knapke. 

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All Sides Weekend: Spring Gardening

May 9, 2014

11:00 Garden Sage Debra Knapke joins Ann live at the Chadwick Arboretum plant sale for a discussion of spring gardening. The long cold winter has left some gardeners scrambling to catch up on their planning and planting. This hour we'll address all vegetal matters, from tools to pests to soil tests, and more. Guests

Frozen Peas: Preparing the Winter Garden

Nov 4, 2013

10:00 These days a lot of folks are starting to tuck their gardens in for the winter. After all, the flowers are already in beds. But late fall doesn't have to mean lights out for all plants. Some vegetables even thrive in frosty temperatures. This hour we'll talk about how to keep greenery in your life year round, and why now is the right time to plan for spring (yes, spring)! Guests:

  • Debra Knapke, Garden Sage, gardening expert and author

Planning the Spring Garden

Mar 4, 2013

10:00 Believe it or not, spring is almost upon us; so scrape the ice off your trowel and get planting! On this hour, we'll learn how to plan our spring gardens,  and more importantly, which seedlings now will make delicious meals later. Guests

  • Debra Knapke, Ohio’s Garden Sage
  • Tricia Wheeler, Publisher and Editor in Chief of Edible Columbus Magazine

Tips for Winter Gardening

Dec 19, 2012

10:00 It's winter, and that means you think there's not much left to do in your garden. Ohio's Garden Sage Debra Knapke, however, disagrees. On this hour, we'll talk about what to do with your garden over the cold winter months. Guest

11:00

It's almost winter, and with that comes a different type of gardening. On this hour, we'll talk about protecting your garden from the bitter cold ahead.

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Pecha Kucha is the Japanese word for chit chat and it’s a world-wide movement, a gathering of the minds with the goal of sharing ideas and inspiration. On this hour, we'll talk about a local Pecha Kucha event.

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