Green Acres Garden Podcast

Warm Season Annual Color for Sun and Shade. Battling Aphids and Ants.

April 16, 2021 Green Acres Nursery & Supply Season 1 Episode 13
Green Acres Garden Podcast
Warm Season Annual Color for Sun and Shade. Battling Aphids and Ants.
Chapters
0:59
Green Acres Nursery Citrus Heights Store is Now Open!
2:41
Warm Season Annual Color for Sun and Shade
11:44
Aphid, Ant Control Tips
37:24
Staff Pick: Perennials, Shrubs for Shade
38:46
Things to Do in the Garden This Week
Green Acres Garden Podcast
Warm Season Annual Color for Sun and Shade. Battling Aphids and Ants.
Apr 16, 2021 Season 1 Episode 13
Green Acres Nursery & Supply

Today we’re talking about all the gorgeous warm season annual flowers now available at Green Acres! We’ll tell you which ones do best in the sun, and those that thrive in the shade.

It’s spring, which means that aphids are back on your plants, in force. We have tips for controlling this pest, along with their bodyguards, the ants.
 
We pay a visit to the newest Green Acres Nursery & Supply location, in Citrus Heights.
We have staff plant picks, perennials and shrubs for the shade.

And, because we know you’re busy, we have a short list of things to do in the garden this week, including tomato varieties that are taste test winners!

Welcome to the Green Acres Garden Podcast with Farmer Fred, the podcast that’ll help gardeners like you get an even greener thumb. Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned horticulturalist, you’re sure to learn something new. Let’s go!

Pictured:
Oklahoma Scarlet Zinnia

Links:
Green Acres Nursery & Supply
Plants that Attract Beneficial Insects (includes pictures of many beneficials)
Ant Control Tips (including Debbie Flower's recipe for ant bait)



Show Notes Chapter Markers

Today we’re talking about all the gorgeous warm season annual flowers now available at Green Acres! We’ll tell you which ones do best in the sun, and those that thrive in the shade.

It’s spring, which means that aphids are back on your plants, in force. We have tips for controlling this pest, along with their bodyguards, the ants.
 
We pay a visit to the newest Green Acres Nursery & Supply location, in Citrus Heights.
We have staff plant picks, perennials and shrubs for the shade.

And, because we know you’re busy, we have a short list of things to do in the garden this week, including tomato varieties that are taste test winners!

Welcome to the Green Acres Garden Podcast with Farmer Fred, the podcast that’ll help gardeners like you get an even greener thumb. Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned horticulturalist, you’re sure to learn something new. Let’s go!

Pictured:
Oklahoma Scarlet Zinnia

Links:
Green Acres Nursery & Supply
Plants that Attract Beneficial Insects (includes pictures of many beneficials)
Ant Control Tips (including Debbie Flower's recipe for ant bait)



Green Acres Nursery Citrus Heights Store is Now Open!
Warm Season Annual Color for Sun and Shade
Aphid, Ant Control Tips
Staff Pick: Perennials, Shrubs for Shade
Things to Do in the Garden This Week