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Gardentalk – Cheating Mother Nature & Early Planting

Cabbage, still growing from last winter, prepares to bolt in KTOO’s Agricultural Test Station & Garden of Science! (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)
Cabbage, still growing after last winter’s mild conditions, prepares to bolt in KTOO’s Agricultural Test Station & Garden of Science! (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)

Here’s a double-dose of gardening tips for this week’s web version of Gardentalk. In the segment that aired April 9 on KTOO’s Morning Edition, Master Gardener Ed Buyarski described how you can cheat, cajole, trick, and otherwise get around the machinations of Mother Nature:

 

Then, on April 16, he had more ideas about planting, including protecting and hardening some plants before sticking them outside in chilly, close-to-freezing overnight temperatures:

 

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