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A Fresh Look: Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland

A Fresh Look: Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland

June 18, 2021

On this 'fresh look' at an episode of last seasons YBYG, Mike McGrath heads to the British Isles to solve International pest problems! And gives you great info on PHS and their PAST Gardening Contests *DISCLAIMER * LAST YEARS CONTEST INFO & NO LONGER VALID* - PLUS your Fabulous Phone calls!

In Praise of Snags PLUS an interview about ‘Tiny Plants’ by Leslie Halleck

In Praise of Snags PLUS an interview about ‘Tiny Plants’ by Leslie Halleck

June 11, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike praises 'snags' in the Question of the Week! PLUS an interview with Leslie Halleck on her new book, "Tiny Plants: Discover the joys of growing and collecting itty-bitty houseplants"

Update on Groundhog & Racoon Woes: The People Speak

Update on Groundhog & Racoon Woes: The People Speak

June 4, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike shares best practices when dealing with furry friends!! Plus your furry phone calls!! 

Whack the Wilt PLUS Flower Show Update!!

Whack the Wilt PLUS Flower Show Update!!

May 28, 2021

In this episode Mike discovers that Wilt can affect Maple Trees as well as Tomatoes! PLUS an update on The 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show!

Praying Mantis: Garden Fiend or Garden Friend

Praying Mantis: Garden Fiend or Garden Friend

May 22, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike waits motionless for prey with his large spiky forelegs folded like hands in prayer on the Question of the Week... And covers various "Global" Praying Mantises! PLUS gets you ready for The 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show with an encore presentation interview with Sam Lemheney from The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. 

Squash Beetles, Squash Bugs, What is Squashing My Zucchini

Squash Beetles, Squash Bugs, What is Squashing My Zucchini

May 15, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike squashes the mystery behind your eaten Zucchini! Plus your squishy phone calls!!

In Praise of Potatoes

In Praise of Potatoes

May 7, 2021

In this episode of YBYG, Mike digs in to Potato Bed success in the Question of the Week! Plus your digging phone calls!!

Careful with that Garlic, Eugene

Careful with that Garlic, Eugene

April 30, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike warns listeners of Garlic care mistakes in the Question of the Week! Plus your caring phone calls!!

Pine Needles, Pine Straw and Pine Fine

Pine Needles, Pine Straw and Pine Fine

April 24, 2021

On this episode of YBYG Mike features PINE in the Question of the Week! PLUS For Earth Day, an interview with Tassia Schreiner, author of The Magical Mythical Bees!! 

Now is the Time to Care for Spring Bulbs Correctly

Now is the Time to Care for Spring Bulbs Correctly

April 17, 2021

In this episode of YBYG Mike goes over how to care for your Spring Bulbs- and correctly! Plus your correcting phone calls!!

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