Monthly Archives: April 2013

Volunteer Gardener Episode 2141

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We’ll see why raised beds are the preferred set-up for a backyard vegetable grower who could supply enough tomatoes and squash to feed the whole county, according to his wife. Amending the soil, weeding and crop rotation are manageable tasks. We’ll profile some sparkling shade garden selections from Munchkin Nursery. Continue reading

Volunteer Gardener Episode 2142

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Andy Sudbrock learns how to have cohesiveness and functionality in a large backyard with good design techniques. Troy Marden is in the workshop of a concrete artisan to learn the process involved for a unique bird bath. Tammy Algood is stirring it up in the kitchen with Mashed Potato Patties.

Troy’s segment was with Sherri Warner Hunter of SWH Art Studio, Inc.
www.sherriwarnerhunter.com

T&M’s Giant Pumpkin – Part 1: Sowing

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Click here to buy pumpkin seeds: http://bit.ly/10RyBPF
Click here to learn how to grow pumpkins: http://bit.ly/16QFKkU
In January 2013 Thompson and Morgan paid 200 Euros for a single pumpkin seed from a world-record-breaking pumpkin, which weighed in at a whopping 2000lb! We are attempting to grow a UK record-breaker, beating the current UK record of 1,504lbs. This giant pumpkin will be raised at our Suffolk trials station – follow our progress with this series of video blogs!

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