This show was originally broadcast via Sirius Satellite Radio June 24-25th, 2006:
So many people think they must have a black thumb when it comes to growing roses, but it could simply be an issue of picking the right rose for your garden. Ken and Vicki talk all about roses in this broadcast, and share their tips for success.
This show was originally broadcast via Sirius Satellite Radio on July 8-9th, 2006
What exactly is a biennial...and what makes it different from a "short-lived" perennial.
In this broadcast, Ken and Vicki define terms that will help every gardener understand what these terms mean in practical terms...what to expect from a biennial, how to get the most from your annuals.
Originally broadcast on Sirius September 16th, 2006
In this episode, Ken and Vicki talk about deer resistant perennials and salvias...particularly those that shine at the end of the season and keep producing wonderful blooms right up to the first hard frost...which didn't hit vicki's NJ garden until late October last year.
Also, Please don't kill it until you know for sure it's a bad, crawling thing!!
Ken and Vicki review a wonderful new guidebook to caterpillars that reveals a fascinating world of beneficial moths and butterflies.
This show was originally broadcast via Sirius Satellite Radio September 2, 2006
It's time to bring your houseplants indoors...before you turn the furnace on. Ken gives some easy ways to make sure all pests are removed from you plants before you bring them inside...and how to help them survive the transition.
Also, how many different mints do you grow in your garden? Vicki has only common spearmint so Ken introduces her to several more...and now there are at least 2 that she considers "must haves".
This show was originally broadcast via Sirius Satellite Radio August 26th, 2006
Do you enjoy...spend time...on your porch? Ken does and Vicki thinks one of his best ideas, ever, was to install outdoor ceiling fans on his porch, making it a wonderful place to entertain or relax and enjoy your own garden.
Also, Ken talks about some great plants to grow on your porch, like pipevines and "Night Blooming Cereus".
Last, but certainly not least, we talk about peaches and Vicki shares her favorite method of preparing fresh peach pie.