Annette Shrader tours a backyard garden space that once was a tennis court. Now, it’s the gathering spot where family and friends want to linger and enjoy. Marty DeHart spotlights a sampling of collectible tree specimens that are performing well at White House Arboretum. Troy Marden hones his tree grafting skills with an expert. Jeff Poppen emphasizes the need to plan before you plant.
Marty’s segment was taped at White House Arboretum www.whitehousearboretum.com
Troy’s segment was taped at Jackson Nursery www.jacksonnursery.net
We’ll gain some insight into growing, grouping and utilizing herbs in the herb garden at Memphis Botanic Garden. Troy Marden explains that many household items work well for a variety of common plant pests and problems. Julie Berbiglia is introduced to bokashi composting. .
Annette’s segment was taped at Memphis Botanic Garden www.memphisbotanicgarden.com
For information about instructional programs on bokashi composting, contact the Speakers Bureau for the Davidson County Master Gardeners at email@example.com
Did winter wreak havoc in your landscape? A UT extension agent has examples of what could be worrisome, and what should be just fine in time. Annette Shrader tours the expansive beds of a lover of conifers who has more than 600 planted. Troy Marden shows how gardening can be accessible for folks with limited mobility at the sensory garden at Rochelle Center in Nashville.
Annette Shrader’s segment was done in conjunction with Steve Mydelski.
Troy’s segment was taped at the Rochelle Center, Nashville www.rochellecenter.org
Phillipe’s segment was with David Cook, UT Extension Agent for Davidson County, TN. The tree bark shown had hypoxylon cankers which are fatal to a tree.
With the colorful and exotic flowers of tree peonies, and the perennial growing cycle of the herbaceous variety, no wonder these Itoh peonies have become so popular. Troy Marden strolls the gorgeous blooms at Iris City Gardens. Julie Berbiglia touts a Nashville initiative: a landscape/garden tools loaner program. David Bates knows the feeling people get when going plant shopping in the first weeks of spring. While we may want one of everything, it’s best to be realistic about what we can accomplish in the landscape in one season. Marty DeHart takes us along on Davidson County’s First Annual Weed Wrangle.
Troy’s segment was taped at Iris City Gardens, www.iriscitygardens.com
Julie’s segment was in conjunction with Metro Nashville Public Works, sponsor for the Loan-a-Tool program. For more information and a request form, http://www.nashville.gov/Public-Works/Community-Beautification/Tool-Bank.aspx
For more information about the weed wrangle event, www.weedwranglenashville.org
Daffodils are like the smiles of springtime, and Troy Marden visits with an enthusiastic grower of thousands of these bulbs. From the teensy yet perfect, to the gaudy and gorgeous, we talk all things narcissus. Julie Berbiglia checks out the current trends and resources at the annual Nashville Urban Gardening Festival. Annette Shrader shares a tip about starting seeds. David Bates entices us with some showy 2015 plant introductions.
Troy Marden’s segment was taped with Becky Fox Matthews, firstname.lastname@example.org.
David’s segment was taped at Bates Nursery, 3810 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville TN 37207 www.batesnursery.com