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Garden Basics with Farmer Fred

Fred Hoffman

Tips for beginning and experienced gardeners. New, 30-minute (or less) episodes arrive every Tuesday and Friday. Fred Hoffman has been a U.C. Certified Master Gardener since 1982 and writes a weekly garden column for the Lodi News-Sentinel in Lodi, CA. A four-decade fixture in Sacramento radio, he hosted three radio shows for Northern California gardeners and farmers: The KFBK Garden Show, Get Growing with Farmer Fred, and the KSTE Farm Hour. Episode Website: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1004629

Recent Episodes

125 Lavender. Crape Myrtle Tree. Harvesting and Storing Fruits and VegetablesAugust 03, 2021 Episode artwork 124 Mulching the Easy Way. Tomatillo pollination. Breaking Up Clay Soil and Hardpan.July 30, 2021 Episode artwork 123 Droopy Cucumbers. Dahlias. Butterfly Bush.July 27, 2021 Episode artwork 122 Summer Veggie Redo. Watering tips. Cover Crop Prep.July 23, 2021 Episode artwork 121 Mix Up Your Plants! Daylilies. Japanese Maples. Pine Needle Mulch.July 20, 2021 Episode artwork 120 How a Tree Works. Dahlia Rescue!July 16, 2021 Episode artwork 119 How to Grow Passion Fruit. The Golden Raintree.July 13, 2021 Episode artwork 118 Attracting Pollinators. Wasp: Friend or Foe? Mystery Fungus.July 09, 2021 Episode artwork 117 All About Smart Pots. The Asian Lotus Flower.July 06, 2021 Episode artwork 116 Less Water for Fruit Trees. Growing Citrus in Containers.July 02, 2021 Episode artwork 115 Firescaping. Plant of the Week: Hydrangeas.June 29, 2021 Episode artwork 114 Benefits of Crop Rotation. Working with Clay Soil.June 25, 2021 Episode artwork 113 Avocado Growing Tips. The Coral Yucca.June 22, 2021 Episode artwork 112 Does Mulch Rob Soil Nitrogen?June 18, 2021 Episode artwork 111 Tips for Establishing Low Water-Use Plants. The Smoke Tree. Tart Cherries.June 15, 2021 Episode artwork 110 Tomato Troubleshooter Part 2. Harvesting GarlicJune 11, 2021 Episode artwork 109 Tomato Troubleshooter, 2021 Pt1. Feather Grass.June 08, 2021 Episode artwork 108 Water Trough GardeningJune 04, 2021 Episode artwork 107 Worm Castings. Poppies. Supermarket vs Homegrown NutritionJune 01, 2021 Episode artwork 106 Should You Remove the First Tomato? White Knockout Apricot.May 28, 2021 Episode artwork 105 High Chill Apples for Low Chill Areas. Plant of the Week: WeigelaMay 25, 2021 Episode artwork 104 Fabulous Fruit Friday - The Shiranui Mandarin. Cicadas vs. Your GardenMay 21, 2021 Episode artwork 103 Is Fish Fertilizer Safe? The Buckeye Tree.May 18, 2021 Episode artwork 102 Red Baron Peach. Tomatoes in the Shade?May 14, 2021 Episode artwork 101 Growing Sweet Potatoes. The Peruvian Lily.May 11, 2021 Episode artwork