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Doug Oster's Weekly Guide for Spring Gardening - Shared screen with speaker view
Ashton Hormuth
17:22
Ive got about 50 seed pots going and they are all inside. And I’ve got a grow light. I’m having some trouble with some of the seeds sprouting though.
deb
19:30
do you have a favorite "type" of composter?
Maren Cooke (she/they)
23:58
Dandelions less bitter before they bud and bloom…
Stacey E
24:34
one year my mom made dandelion wine
Kelly
25:02
my mom loved dandelion greens
Maren Cooke (she/they)
37:33
Mustard greens are quite spicy, but mizuna is a particularly mild variety. (this from a hot wimp)
Maren Cooke (she/they)
38:30
Basically a giant fat broccoli stem.
Maren Cooke (she/they)
38:46
But broccoli stems are great!
Jan
39:08
I like broccoli stems better than the florets
Maren Cooke (she/they)
39:21
All the brassicas are the same plant which we’ve bred to expand on a particular part — stems, leaves, buds, flowers, roots…
Stacey E
39:25
parsnips are great in stew
Maren Cooke (she/they)
41:05
Note all those little roots — parsnips need to be dug, not just pulled like carrots. (I could tell some parsnip stories…) Also note that some people have a rare phyto-photogenic allergy to parsnip foliage juice plus sunlight. This fact feeds into my parsnip stories…
patrick mccullough
41:21
when do you plant the brussel sprout plants
Stacey E
41:23
thank you. I didn't know that about p arsnips
Maren Cooke (she/they)
41:54
I don’t want to scare anyone away from growing parsnips; they are fabulous!
Annie T
42:22
Kohlrabi tastes much like a Jicama.
Erin Hart
44:33
Are ground cherries like tomatillos where we need more than 1 plant?
Ashton Hormuth
45:30
what about lentals? how do you grow them
Annie T
45:42
Jicama is a globe-shaped root vegetable with papery, golden-brown skin and a starchy white interior. Other names for jicama include yam bean, Mexican potato, Mexican water chestnut and Chinese turnip.
Maren Cooke (she/they)
47:44
“They were sent to Oklahoma, malaria ran rife, But more died of broken hearts far from the land that gave them life” — Heart of the Appaloosa, by Fred Small. Now I’ll have that tune running around in my head all evening…
Stacey E
48:51
it's very pretty
Maren Cooke (she/they)
48:59
How thick is the rind on that Tigger?
Maren Cooke (she/they)
50:01
Gotta be able to spit your watermelon seeds!
John S. Chopich
50:58
Where do you locate Malabar seeds?
Ashton Hormuth
52:22
I love habenaro
Maren Cooke (she/they)
53:24
I’ll be the judge of that… (whether a sweet habanero has no hotness) (remember I’m a hot wimp)
Ashton Hormuth
53:30
they easy to grow
Maren Cooke (she/they)
54:02
Okaaaaaaaaayyyyy…
Mary Lynne Bennett @RCM
54:07
scotch bonnets make the best tomatillo salsa
Ashton Hormuth
54:10
pairs really nice with mango
Kelly
54:36
I love the pink ones
Janet Robinson
54:37
You may be thinking of habanada
Galaxy A42 5G
55:40
What do you think about starting seeds In pots made of newspapers? What kind of seed starter I use?
Ashton Hormuth
56:19
can I get that pumpkin pie recipe?
terri
56:21
My (Italian) father in law grew large heart shaped tomatoes every year. Stored the seeds on a paper towel and they always germinated the next year!
Stacey E
56:45
the squashes are so colorful
Maren Cooke (she/they)
57:41
Last couple of years the birds have been marauding my black raspberries! Grrr
Maren Cooke (she/they)
57:55
They’re in an orchard…
Alexis Sharrer
58:35
I planted 5 a few years ago by my stream, i’m so excited to get fruit in a few years!!!
Martha Selleck
59:55
Do the deer eat Pawpaw?
Maren Cooke (she/they)
59:55
My first fruit last year — also marauded by a critter!
Maren Cooke (she/they)
01:00:40
I don’t think this was deer, though — something climbed up and bent a lower branch. Woodchuck or raccoon.
Joanne Reagan-Tate
01:01:06
should you use a water gauge?
Ashton Hormuth
01:01:42
Ive got 4 different types of sunflower growing
Ashton Hormuth
01:02:51
ive got those too
Stacey E
01:03:09
Thank you Farm to Table and Doug - this is great
Erin Hart
01:03:19
https://farmtotablepa.com/ Check out the CSA list!
terri
01:03:19
Are potato bags worth buying?
Jan
01:03:21
I have lamb's ear in the garden and it brings tons of bees
Cheri
01:03:26
My question is about milkweed. I am supporting the National Wildlife Federation for Monarch Butterfly preservation for our borough. Is milkweed easy to grow from seed or should it be plants. There are many areas to pick 3 action items and I have picked them. One is to inform the students at our local school about the butterfly and I want to let them know about how to feed them with the milkweed.
Linda
01:03:36
Thank you a wonderful class
Joanne Reagan-Tate
01:04:20
As usual, thanks for a terrific class!
Wendy
01:04:55
Do tithonias need to be staked?
deb
01:04:58
ok. thank you for answering my question. And thank you for these classes...great info and much appreciated!
Ashton Hormuth
01:05:01
where will you post the pumpkin pie recipe
JP McGinley
01:06:54
Will this recording be available to us?
Lisa Fuller
01:09:39
Thank you! another great class
Doug Oster
01:10:13
https://www.amleo.com/root-pouch-15-gallon-boxer-with-handles-red/p/RPP15R?mkwid=|dc&pcrid=510045705290&pkw=&pmt=&plc=&kc=&prd=RPP15R&utm_source=google&utm_term=&utm_campaign=&utm_medium=cpc&slid=&prd=RPP15R&pgrid=118765786044&ptaid=pla-1155851895254&gclid=CjwKCAjwopWSBhB6EiwAjxmqDeltS6UQDd-nLJmbC3QJLIHuzeKGO90NMGgBIC0JYrA9EW2KiTBiXhoCdGwQAvD_BwE
CarolCoulter
01:10:16
thanks…great class!
Debby Bullock
01:10:48
ive grown cucumbers for years and last year the leaves curled and turned brown What can I do this year to prevent?
Ashton Hormuth
01:11:16
should I have drainage for all my pots
Maren Cooke (she/they)
01:11:35
@Ashton — yes! Always need drainage.
Ashton Hormuth
01:12:00
thank you
Annie T
01:12:42
Swamp Milk weed is easier to grow and transplant
Ashton Hormuth
01:12:47
I like to start somes seeds in glass jars. they do really well
Doug Oster
01:12:53
Tithonia Fiesta del Sol
Ashton Hormuth
01:14:19
thank you
Doug Oster
01:14:26
Dougoster.com
Maren Cooke (she/they)
01:14:31
Thanks, Doug (and Erin!)
John S. Chopich
01:14:40
Thank You!!!!
Erin Hart
01:14:46
Thanks!