Have you or a neighbor had a garden or yard that was the envy of the neighborhood? As gardeners we are always looking for tips and tricks to make our gardens look the best they possibly can be. Some of the remedies available in today’s market can do more harm than good, not only to our plants but to the environment, as well. Today we bring back one of our favorite garden scholars to help us examine some of the remedies that work and the some of the ones that don’t.
Ever taken advice from someone or something that turned out to be bad or iffy? Thankfully, we have better ways of getting advice that is tested and trusted.
Joe brings in Dr. Jeff Gillman, a researcher and horticulture professor at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC to look into a few of the many garden myth remedies out there. Jeff has spent years testing and retesting many of the homemade remedies available through various sources. When he isn’t teaching, instructing, or speaking at various events, he dives in to experiments and research to find the best possible ways to keep your plants and gardens looking the best they can.
Joe and Jeff spend time using regular household items, and vegetables straight from the garden, to show us the best ways to make homemade disease controllers and insect repellents.
Later, in the kitchen, Chef Nathan prepares a delicious Greek Salad with some time saving tips of his own.
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