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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:

Recent Episodes

100 Garden Basics Greatest Hits (So Far)May 07, 2021 Episode artwork 099 Ants in Pots. Rose History. Vacation vs. Your GardenMay 04, 2021 Episode artwork 098 Scarlet Halo Peach. How Long to Water with Drip. Quick Salad Greens.April 30, 2021 Episode artwork 097 Grow Fig Trees from Cuttings. Protecting Plants From Heat. Zinnias. The Mock Orange shrub.April 27, 2021 Episode artwork 096 O'Henry Peach. Downsizing Fruit Trees. Why Thin Fruit.April 23, 2021 Episode artwork 095 Okra Growing Tips. Thwarting Rose Diseases. The Beauty Bush.April 20, 2021 Episode artwork 094 Blushing Pearl Columnar Peach. Damping Off Disease. Lumpy Lawns?April 16, 2021 Episode artwork 093 Tomato Transplanting Tips. Compost vs Mulch.April 13, 2021 Episode artwork 092 Honey Halo Nectarine. Visit to a Palm Tree Nursery. The Most Important Garden Task.April 09, 2021 Episode artwork 091 Potato Planting Pointers. DaphneApril 06, 2021 Episode artwork 090 The Sweetheart Cherry. Painting fruit trees. How to stop fruit tree suckers. It's Fabulous Fruit Friday!April 02, 2021 Episode artwork 089 Drip Emitters vs Micro Sprayers - Which is Better? Rototillers vs Chipper/Shredders. Plant of the Week: the Redbud TreeMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork 088 Empire Apple on Fabulous Fruit Friday! Pruning Tomatoes for Earlier Production. Gasoline Tips for Outdoor Power Equipment.March 26, 2021 Episode artwork 087 Hardy Palm Trees. Palm Transplanting Tips. Does Vitamin B-1 Help Your Plants?March 23, 2021 Episode artwork 086 The Golden Sweet Apricot on Fabulous Fruit Friday!March 19, 2021 Episode artwork 085 Tips for the Overheated Garden. Figs and Pomegranates. Shamrocks.March 16, 2021 Episode artwork 084 The Snack Time Donut Nectarine on Fabulous Fruit Friday! March 12, 2021 Episode artwork 083 Feed the Soil, Not the Plants. Snail, Slug Control Products Explained. DaffodilsMarch 09, 2021 Episode artwork 082 Fabulous Fruit Friday - The Black Republican Cherry. Stink Bug Control. Attracting Birds to control insect pests.March 05, 2021 Episode artwork 081 Unusual Tasty Vegetables. Insectary Plants. ForsythiaMarch 02, 2021 Episode artwork 080 Wildflower Planting Tips. Cleaning a Birdbath. White House Gardens.February 26, 2021 Episode artwork 079 Seed Starting Tips. Can You Reuse Potting Soil? Winter Jasmine.February 23, 2021 Episode artwork 078 Plant Partners Fight Pests. Fruit Tree Planting Depth.February 19, 2021 Episode artwork 077 Tackling Tree Roots. Pruning Advice. Wintersweet. Garden Gratitude.February 16, 2021 Episode artwork 076 Avoiding Overhead Watering. Raspberry and Grape Varieties. Shovel, Pruner Choices.February 12, 2021 Episode artwork