This is a list of Evergreen Thumb Episodes starting with the most recent. New episodes are released every other Tuesday.
Ever wonder what happens to pollinators in winter? Want to make sure they come back? Entomologist David James discusses overwintering garden pollinators.
Ann Amato shares her expert insights on house plants, providing practical tips on care and the benefits they bring to our indoor spaces.
Ever wonder if all the “creepy” garden critters like snakes, spiders, and beetles are garden allies or enemies? Find out in my conversation with entomologist Todd Murray.
In this episode of The Evergreen Thumb, Jonica Burkett explains indoor gardening essentials. She discusses the hows and whys of growing indoors, briefly touching on methods like aquaponics and hydroponics, as well as the key concerns of managing soil, water, and pests.
In this episode, Bonnie Orr, a Chelan/Douglas County WSU Extension Master Gardener, discusses various strategies for preparing gardens for winter weather. She emphasizes the importance of understanding your local environment, including factors like sunlight exposure, climate patterns (such as El Niño or La Niña), and the unique features of your yard, such as slopes, trees, and shade.
In this episode, I have a conversation with Alice Allison, a WSU Extension Master Gardener in Benton-Franklin Counties, about their work with the local juvenile justice center.
The Benton-Franklin County WSU Extension Master Gardener Program won the David Gibby Search for Excellence Award in the youth category at the 2023 International Master Gardener Conference in Overland Park, Kansas for this project.
Do you like to store some of your garden harvest for the winter? Do you wish you had a root cellar to store it in? In this episode of “The Evergreen Thumb,” the focus is on how to harvest and store crops for winter without a root cellar.
Have you ever wondered what a Master Gardener is? What exactly do Washington State University Master Gardener Program volunteers do? In this episode, we talk about how the program started, how Extension Master Gardeners serve their communities, and how much Extension Master Gardeners love their “job.”
In Rooted Beginnings, host Erin Landon shares her background as well as a gardening calendar and WSU Extension Master Gardener events for September.
Welcome to The Evergreen Thumb podcast, brought to you by Washington State University Extension Master Gardener program volunteers and sponsored by the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State. Since 1973, WSU Extension Master Gardeners have been developing programs to address the evolving needs of our communities. In each episode, we’ll…