You Bet Your Garden
A Fresher Look: 50 Ways to Lose your Slugs

A Fresher Look: 50 Ways to Lose your Slugs

July 10, 2020

On this Encore Episode of YBYG Mike McGrath slides in GREAT advice on how to tame Snails and Slugs!! Plus your Fabulous Phone Calls!!

Do’s and Don’ts for Using Grass Clippings in Gardens

Do’s and Don’ts for Using Grass Clippings in Gardens

July 3, 2020

On this episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath shares do's and don't using grass clippings for mulch and compost making in your garden. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

The Four Part Question of the Week; Deer & Evil Squirrels, Cartoon Dice, Killing a Lawn softly, and Explaining Endorphins

The Four Part Question of the Week; Deer & Evil Squirrels, Cartoon Dice, Killing a Lawn softly, and Explaining Endorphins

June 26, 2020

On this episode of YBYG Mike McGrath answers a 4 part Question of the Week; With Deer & Evil Squirrels, Cartoon Dice, Killing a Lawn softly, and Explaining Endorphins. Plus your Fabulous Phone Calls!

Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland!

Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland!

June 18, 2020

On this episode of YBYG, Mike McGrath heads to the British Isles to solve International pest problems! And gives you great info on PHS and their Gardening Contest - PLUS your Fabulous Phone calls!! 

Attempting to Ensure Late Season Success

Attempting to Ensure Late Season Success

June 12, 2020

On this episode of YBYG, Mike McGrath goes the distance helping you make it to the end of the season -before you know it is here! And of course your Fabulous phone calls!!

A Fresh Look: Does rosemary have the power to deter insect pests?

A Fresh Look: Does rosemary have the power to deter insect pests?

June 5, 2020

On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath reveals rosemary's true abilities of alertness and memory. Plus, he also reveals which plants can repel human pests like mosquitos -- just in time for planting. Otherwise, its a fabulous phone call question show, cats, and kittens!

50 Ways to Protect Your Plants from Slugs and Snails

50 Ways to Protect Your Plants from Slugs and Snails

May 29, 2020

Are your plants being eaten overnight by slugs or snails? In this episode on YBYG, host Mike Mcgrath reveals 50 ways you can get rid of the creatures and protect your plants. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

Tips on Installing New Trees and Shrubs

Tips on Installing New Trees and Shrubs

May 22, 2020

On this week's YBYG, host Mike Mcgrath goes over do's and don'ts for installing new trees and shrubs. For example, you should never try to "improve" the soil in the planting hole and we will go over why. And of course, we take your fabulous phone calls. 

More Tips for Beginner Gardeners

More Tips for Beginner Gardeners

May 15, 2020

More and more people want to start or expand their own gardens. In this episode, host Mike McGrath will continue to share advice for beginner gardeners as well as go over warnings on tilling and the proper use of horse manure. 

Sharing 26 Tips for First-Time Gardeners

Sharing 26 Tips for First-Time Gardeners

May 8, 2020

On this week's episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath shares 26 tips for success for first-time gardeners And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls.