Saturday, November 26, 2022

GardenDC Podcast Episode 130: Groundcovers versus Ground Covers

In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants all about groundcovers. The plant profile is on Amaryllis and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Carol J. Michel, who shares the Last Word on 5 Daily Gardening Tips.

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SHOW NOTES: 01:05 Introducing Gary Lewis of Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants 01:43 What’s gardening like in Gary's neck of the woods? 04:52 Growing up gardening with Gary 10:11 Gary's new ground cover book 15:08 Kathy's new groundcover book 20:29 Ground cover vs groundcover – is either term correct? 27:30 How to differentiate invasive and aggressive? 32:01 How tall is too tall for a “ground cover”? 40:35 Plant photography and sourcing 45:35 Gary's top ground covers 57:04 How to reach Gary 58:45 This week's plant profile is… Amaryllis! 01:01:28 What's new in the garden? Cool annuals and straw beds 01:01:50 What's going on around town? New magazine issue out, online events, and a mushroom symposium 01:04:49 The Last Word on Five Year Round Daily Gardening Habits by Carol J. Michel

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Episode Credits:
Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
Editing: Brandie Bland
Show Notes: Jaime Breeden


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