Green Acres Garden Podcast

Potted Plants vs. Heat. Watering Tips. Growing Sweet Potatoes.

May 14, 2021 Green Acres Nursery & Supply Season 1 Episode 17
Green Acres Garden Podcast
Potted Plants vs. Heat. Watering Tips. Growing Sweet Potatoes.
Chapters
0:56
Potted Plants vs. Heat
9:06
Watering Tips
13:32
Staff Pick: Rhododendrons
15:09
Growing Sweet Potatoes
29:25
Things to Do in the Garden This Week
Green Acres Garden Podcast
Potted Plants vs. Heat. Watering Tips. Growing Sweet Potatoes.
May 14, 2021 Season 1 Episode 17
Green Acres Nursery & Supply

Today we’re talking about how, on a 100-degree day, the soil inside an outdoor potted plant can approach 140 degrees, frying your plants’ roots. We have tips to protect your container plants from too much heat.

May is sweet potato planting time. We get advice from a Master Gardener and vegetable expert on how to have a successful growing and harvest season of sweet potatoes.

Plus, tips for using less water on your lawn and garden as; a beautiful blooming shrub for a Staff Pick (It's in the picture. Can you guess it's name?); and, a list of garden tasks for mid-May.

Welcome to Episode 17 of the Green Acres Garden Podcast with Farmer Fred, the podcast that’ll help gardeners like you to 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!

Links:
Green Acres Nursery & Supply Locations
Growing Sweet Potatoes in the Sacramento Area

Pictured:
Rhododendron 'Anah Kruschke'

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Today we’re talking about how, on a 100-degree day, the soil inside an outdoor potted plant can approach 140 degrees, frying your plants’ roots. We have tips to protect your container plants from too much heat.

May is sweet potato planting time. We get advice from a Master Gardener and vegetable expert on how to have a successful growing and harvest season of sweet potatoes.

Plus, tips for using less water on your lawn and garden as; a beautiful blooming shrub for a Staff Pick (It's in the picture. Can you guess it's name?); and, a list of garden tasks for mid-May.

Welcome to Episode 17 of the Green Acres Garden Podcast with Farmer Fred, the podcast that’ll help gardeners like you to 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!

Links:
Green Acres Nursery & Supply Locations
Growing Sweet Potatoes in the Sacramento Area

Pictured:
Rhododendron 'Anah Kruschke'

Potted Plants vs. Heat
Watering Tips
Staff Pick: Rhododendrons
Growing Sweet Potatoes
Things to Do in the Garden This Week