The Beginner's Garden with Jill McSheehy

By Jill McSheehy

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shannon
 Nov 11, 2019
I am so addicted to this podcast. I feel like she is a friend sitting on my back porch, drinking tea and talking. I love how she will talk about her failures along with her success. She is truly a God send! She has gotten me out of the house and back in my garden after 7 years. Thank you Jill!!

Description

Welcome to the Beginner's Garden Podcast! This is the podcast with easy-to-understand resources, tips, and information to help beginning gardeners get the most out of their gardening adventure -- big or small. When I began gardening in 2013, I scoured books and Internet resources to find all the information I could. Although good information was abundant, I had trouble understanding all the gardening lingo and sifting through the information to figure out what would work for me. In this podcast, my aim is to provide helpful information while explaining the gardening lingo as we go. I want to equip YOU to have the best start ever this gardening season!

Episode Date
182 - Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden
43:04

What can I do to attract more pollinators?  Kim Eirman joins me today to talk about her new book "The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening." She will tell us how we can attract more pollinators and beneficial insects.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Connect with Kim Eirman

Email address:

kim@ecobeneficial.com

https://www.ecobeneficial.com/

https://www.facebook.com/EcoBeneficial

https://twitter.com/EcoBeneficial

https://www.instagram.com/ecobeneficial/

Kim's new book, "The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening." https://www.ecobeneficial.com/store/book/#about-the-book

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

Kujo YardWear

Lightweight, flexible and ready for all types of chores, the Kujo Men's Yard Shoes slip on easily to provide convenient and comfortable protection for gardening, landscaping and more, sun up till sun down.

Yard Shoe

  • Lightweight
  • Killer traction
  • Water resistant

X1 Landscape Boot

  • Anti fatigue
  • Safety toe
  • All day comfort
  • Cool dry feet

Use the promo code JILL10 for 10% off your order

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 20, 2021
QA63 - How do I protect my garden from animals?
07:37

How do I protect my garden from animals?  Today I will give you a couple tips on how to keep critters out of your garden.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

YouTube Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCWoYtk0LUw

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 16, 2021
181 - Broccoli: What Can Go Wrong?
37:28

Broccoli: What can go wrong?  The second What can go wrong series, I'm letting you in on my mistakes I've made with Broccoli and what I learned.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

 

Greenstalk Vertical Garden Planter

  • Can be used outside or inside
  • Just use potting mix
  • Plant seeds or starter plants
  • No weeding required
  • Quickly stack up or down

Use Promo Code JILL10 for $10 off a planter  Now through Mother's day get $15 off purchase of $75 or more!

Floating Row Covers

https://amzn.to/3lSbEwn

Bt Insecticide

https://amzn.to/3rilPLR

Fish Emulsion

https://amzn.to/3d6Htxp

130 - Hardening Off -- Transitioning to the Outdoor Garden

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/130-hardening-off-transitioning-to-the-outdoor-garden

(79) Cabbage Worm Control

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/79-organic-cabbage-worm-control

Disease and pest issues

https://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheet/cabbage-broccoli-other-cole-crop-diseases/

https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/broccoli/diseases-vegetable-brassicas?page=0%2C1

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 13, 2021
Q&A - How do I keep weeds from taking over?
05:32

How do I keep weeds from taking over?  I will share a few tips on today's Q & A.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 09, 2021
180 - How to Grow in a Greenstalk -- Ashley from Greenstalk Garden
44:00

Do you have a Greenstalk Vertical Garden Planter?  Want to know what to grow in it or how it works? Today we are talking with Ashley from Greenstalk for all the insights.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Greenstalk Vertical Garden Planter

  • Can be used outside or inside
  • Just use potting mix
  • Plant seeds or starter plants
  • No weeding required
  • Quickly stack up or down

Use Promo Code JILL10 for $10 off a planter

*Special Deal April 6th - May 9th 2021 JILL10 gets you $15 off of $75

Blog Post: How to Grow in a Greenstalk Vertical Planter

Greenstalk YouTube videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovc8POEas8I&t=5s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wynAfXOElXg

 

 

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

MADEON

  • Allergy & Scent free
  • 100% Natural
  • No Preservatives
  • Face, Hair, Lips
  • Skin care
  • Muscle relief

15% off use the Promo Code: JOURNEYWITHJILL 

Free shipping with orders over $45

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 06, 2021
Q&A: What do I do with volunteer plants?
07:34

On today's Q&A I will give you a little guidance on what to do with volunteer plants that show up in your garden.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Apr 02, 2021
179 -- Using Chickens in the Garden + How to Use the Manure with Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily
43:44

Today we are talking about how to use your chicken in the garden.  

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

Greenstalk Vertical Garden Planter

  • Can be used outside or inside
  • Just use potting mix
  • Plant seeds or starter plants
  • No weeding required
  • Quickly stack up or down

Use Promo Code JILL10 for $10 off a planter

 

11/12 (110) - Chickens in the Garden -- How to Get Started with Your Own Flock (Nicole from the Backyard Bounty Podcast)

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/110-a-gardeners-guide-to-getting-started-with-chickens-with-nicole-genneta

Chicken Tunnel video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCWoYtk0LUw

 

Connect with Lisa

www.fresheggsdaily.com

https://www.facebook.com/FreshEggsDaily

https://www.instagram.com/fresheggsdaily/

https://www.youtube.com/c/LisaatFreshEggsDaily

Gardening with Chickens

https://amzn.to/3r7z6Yj

Fresh Eggs Daily Book

https://amzn.to/2PThguw

Duck Eggs Daily

https://amzn.to/38sOur6

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Mar 30, 2021
QA60 - What do I put on the bottom of raised beds?
19:06

What do I put on the bottom of my raised bed?  In today's Q&A I will give you some ideas and why they might work for you.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Good Ideas, Inc. They offer a variety of sustainable products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

  • Rain Barrels
  • Composters
  • Planters
  • Self Watering Raised Beds

Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

https://goodideasinc.com/                                                                          

PROMO CODE: JILL10 for 10% off

 

Raised Bed Soil Options Guide: https://journeywithjill.lpages.co/raised-bed-soil-options/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Mar 26, 2021
178 -- Getting Started with Sweet Potatoes
34:18

On today's episode we are going to focus on starting sweet potatoes.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

SoilKit provides everything you need to do a soil sample and receive reports from a lab that you can understand and includes recommendations to keep your garden healthy. All you need to do is:

  • Collect
  • Mail in
  • Get results

https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=63s

Grow Bags

https://amzn.to/3v6bGVE

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Mar 23, 2021
Q&A Questions on Filling & Amending Raised Beds
05:42

Do you have questions about what soil to put in your raised beds?  You are not alone!  I'll touch on this topic in today's Q&A.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Raised Bed soil problems

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/10/20/problems-with-raised-bed-soil-how-to-troubleshoot-and-revive-a-raised-garden-bed/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/03/09/3-raised-bed-soil-mixes-compared/

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

 

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Mar 19, 2021
177 -- Carrots: What Can Go Wrong?
35:34

Let's take a deeper look into planting carrots and what challenges you could face.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Carrot Rust Fly

https://extension.oregonstate.edu/pests-weeds-diseases/insects/carrot-rust-fly-biology-management#:~:text=Since%20carrot%20rust%20flies%20are,search%20of%20egg%20laying%20sites.

Pests & Diseases

  1. https://www.johnnyseeds.com/growers-library/vegetables/carrot-pests-diseases.html

  2. https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/insect-and-related-pests-of-vegetables/pests-of-carrots#:~:text=Key%20to%20Pests%20of%20Carrots&text=Since%20carrots%20are%20root%20crops,or%20consuming%20foliage%20above%20ground.

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

MADEON

  • Allergy & Scent free
  • 100% Natural
  • No Preservatives
  • Face, Hair, Lips
  • Skin care
  • Muscle relief

15% off use the Promo Code: JOURNEYWITHJILL 

Free shipping with orders over $45

Broadfork

https://amzn.to/2PnL0PO

Microtip pruner

https://amzn.to/3bVfxfG

Floating Row Cover

https://amzn.to/3qdi5uD

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

Mar 16, 2021
Q&A: Planning for Travel -- How will my garden survive?
06:20

Thinking of getting away?  How will my garden survive?  I'll share a few tips on today's Q&A.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Soaker Hose

https://amzn.to/2ZSVnNF

Timer

https://amzn.to/3ksYjd7

Prepare for Vacation Blog Post

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/04/24/5-ways-to-prepare-your-garden-for-going-on-vacation/

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Mar 12, 2021
176 -- Grow Bag Gardening with Kevin Espiritu
37:05

I'm talking Grow Bags with Kevin Espiritu today.  What are they, what do I grow in them, and more.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Kevin's Book Grow Bag Gardening

https://amzn.to/2ZVsLmN

Kevin's YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/EpicGardening

Past Episodes with Kevin

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/113-urban-gardening-with-kevin-espiritu

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/129-preparedness-gardening-in-uncertain-times-with-kevin-espiritu-and-melissa-k-norris

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/151-fall-gardening-in-different-climates-with-kevin-espiritu-and-melissa-k-norris

Grow Bags

https://amzn.to/3dVmuQx

https://amzn.to/2NB9k0i

 

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

Good Ideas, Inc. They offer a variety of sustainable products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

  • Rain Barrels
  • Composters
  • Planters
  • Self Watering Raised Beds

Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

https://goodideasinc.com/                                                                          

PROMO CODE: JILL10 for 10% off

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

Mar 09, 2021
Q&A: How soon can I direct sow cool season crops?
03:57

How do I know when my soil temperature is right to direct sow cool season crops?  I'll share some tips on today's Q&A.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Soil Thermometer

https://amzn.to/3ditXZz

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Mar 05, 2021
175 -- First-Time Gardener with Roots & Refuge Jessica Sowards
41:36

Today I'm chatting with Jessica Sowards of Roots & Refuge.  She is a fellow Arkansas gardener and author of the new book The First Time Gardener Growing Vegetables.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Jessica's YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTZN3HhejW1tOiRdLGUCGGA

Jessica's Book-The First Time Gardener Growing Vegetables

https://amzn.to/3uCSEG4

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

SoilKit provides everything you need to do a soil sample and receive reports from a lab that you can understand and includes recommendations to keep your garden healthy. All you need to do is:

  • Collect
  • Mail in
  • Get results

https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=63s

 

Complete Garden Planner

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Mar 02, 2021
Q&A: Do I need fertilizer if I use compost?
07:06

Do I need a fertilizer if I use compost?  What is the difference?  I'll clarify this for you on today's Q&A.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Dream to Garden Course

https://journeywithjill.net/dreamtogarden

158 - What's Wrong with My Raised Bed Soil?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/158-whats-wrong-with-my-raised-bed-soil

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Feb 26, 2021
174 -- Homegrown Spices with Tasha Greer
43:04

Today I'm diving into homegrown spices with Tasha Greer author of Grow your own Spices.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Dream to Garden Course

https://journeywithjill.net/dreamtogarden

 

Organic REV

The first thing to understand about REV is that it is not an ordinary humic acid product that is chemically-extracted from leonardite, lignite, or other coals.  Rather, it is a 100% naturally-occurring carbon, humic acid & fulvic acid source - along with exceptionally high levels of naturally-occurring microbial biomass that can increase nitrogen efficiency by up to 25%.  

REV replaces depleted soil carbon & bacterial biomass - and absorbs nutrients to make them more readily available to plants via their root systems.

 

Promo Code for 10% off JILL10

Greenstalk Vertical Garden Planter

  • Can be used outside or inside
  • Just use potting mix
  • Plant seeds or starter plants
  • No weeding required
  • Quickly stack up or down

Use Promo Code JILL10 for $10 off a planter

Connect with Tasha:

https://simplestead.com/

https://www.instagram.com/exploresimplestead/

https://www.facebook.com/Homesteadhappy

Grow Your Own Spices is available from booksellers everywhere. Here's the publishers link: https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9780760368022/Grow-Your-Own-Spices.html

 

Tips for growing ginger

https://simplestead.com/2020/09/23/growing-ginger/

Connect with Jill:        

Sign up for Friday Emails: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Shortcut FB Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

Feb 23, 2021
Q&A - What direction should my trellises face?
05:08

What direction should my trellises face?  I'll share a tip on what you should know when planning your vertical garden.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

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Feb 19, 2021
173 - 10 Steps to Planning a Multiple Season Garden Layout
40:31

How do I put this garden layout puzzle together?  I'll walk you through how I settled my garden layout for 2021.

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Feb 16, 2021
Q&A: How close can companion plants be planted next to each other?
09:40

How close can companion plants be planted next to each other?  Today, we will scratch the surface of that question.

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Feb 12, 2021
172 - Companion Planting Disasters
31:11

Have you ever researched companion planting?  How do you keep all the information straight?  Today, I want to share with you why I believe some combinations don't work and what I would change.

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Feb 09, 2021
Q&A: When do I plant cool season crops?
04:58

When do I plant cool season crops?  I will give you some tips to answer this question on today's Q & A.

 

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Feb 05, 2021
171 - Plant Timing Tips for Tomatoes and Peppers
36:31

In today’s episode we’re talking about timing tips for tomatoes and peppers that go beyond simply knowing your average last frost date.

 

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Feb 02, 2021
Q&A: Which tomato varieties are best for canning?
06:15

Which tomatoes are best for canning?  Today, I am sharing which varieties I use in my own home canning.

 

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Jan 29, 2021
170 - Choosing Your Crops: Begin with the End in Mind
42:23

How do I want to use this vegetable, fruit, herb, or flower? If you're wondering what that looks like or means for you, we discuss all of the details that go into choosing your crops in today's podcast.

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Jan 26, 2021
Q&A: What crops have I NEVER planted from seed indoors?
06:00

Today I am sharing with you the 5 seeds I have never started indoors.

 

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Jan 22, 2021
169 - Pros & Cons of Soil Blocking for Indoor Seed Starting
39:27

Interested in soil blocking?  Today I am providing you with all the information you need to decide if this method is right for you.

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Jan 19, 2021
Q&A: Does it matter where I buy seeds?
06:27

Do I buy seeds at the big box store or order from a catalog? I will share my thoughts about that on today's episode.

 

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Jan 15, 2021
168 - Is Indoor Seed Starting Right for You?
31:56

Is indoor seed starting right for you?  I will ask you three questions to help you decide.

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Jan 12, 2021
167 - 7 Ways to Pre-Plan Your 2021 Garden
39:17

Already dreaming of next years garden?  We will talk about a few things to get your mind ready to plan for 2021.

 

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155 - Summer Garden 2020 - Failures

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Dec 22, 2020
Q&A What is New & Unique About the 2021 Complete Garden Planner?
09:36

Want to know what's new in the 2021 Complete Garden Planner?  I'll let you know just that in today's Q&A.

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Dec 18, 2020
166 - Garden Gadget Wish List
45:04

New and useful gardening tools I am enjoying this year.

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Dec 15, 2020
Q & A Straw Bale Garden Fertilizer to Garden Soil?
05:08

Why wouldn't you fertilize your garden soil like a straw bale? We will answer that question on today's Q&A.

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Dec 11, 2020
165-Complete Container Herb Gardening - Sue Goetz
56:13

The endless possibilities of container herb gardening, and your questions answered by talking with Sue Goetz author of Complete Container Herb Gardening.

 

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Dec 08, 2020
Q & A Is the 3 Sisters Method a Good Idea?
08:11

On today's Q&A we will address some of the pros and cons in my experience of the 3 sisters gardening method.

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Dec 04, 2020
164-Homemade Gifts From the Garden
44:45

Looking for Christmas gift ideas? On today's podcast I'm sharing some of my favorite homemade gifts from the garden.

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Dec 01, 2020
Q&A Can I grow cilantro now?
05:22

Absolutely, you can plant cilantro now!  On today's Q&A I'll tell you why.

 

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Nov 27, 2020
163 - What I'm Thankful for in 2020
39:20

What are you thankful for? Even though this has been a difficult year, I've found things to be thankful for and I'm sharing them with you today.

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Nov 24, 2020
162 - Simplifying Compost
52:36

What do you think is the biggest mistake that home gardeners make when it comes to composting?  This is the topic we are going to revisit today and how to simplify this process.

Show Notes:

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Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

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  • Mail in
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 Soil Kit promo: WITHJILL20 -- $5 off a soil kit through 11/30/20 

https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=63s

Composting for Beginners episode 7

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/14/composting-for-the-beginner/

Do you Really Need compost

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/02/29/do-i-really-need-compost/

Worm composting

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/03/05/worm-composting-step-by-step-guide-beginners/

137 - Compost Piles vs. Tumblers

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/137-compost-piles-vs-tumblers

Flourish

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Lee Reich

http://www.leereich.com/

Charles Dowding

https://charlesdowding.co.uk/

 

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Nov 17, 2020
Q&A - What if my garlic sprouts early?
04:06

What happens if you plant your garlic in the fall and it sprouts early?  We will talk about what that means on today's Q & A.

 

Show Notes:

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Garlic Planting Cheat Sheet:

journeywithjill.net/garliccheatsheet

 

 Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/3kZXFDu

 

Connect with Jill:        

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Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

 

Nov 13, 2020
161 - Straw Bale Garden Results
54:43

Wondering about the straw bale gardening method?  I'm sharing the results from my first straw bale gardening experience.

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 Episode 132

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Milorganite

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156 - What I'll Keep & Change Next Season

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/157-what-ill-keep-change-next-season

114 The Autopilot Garden with MI Gardener's Luke Marion

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/114-the-autopilot-garden-with-luke-marion

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.Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 Garlic Planting Cheat Sheet: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/        

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

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Nov 10, 2020
Q&A - Do You Need To Cover Herbs In Winter?
06:25

Should I cover my herbs?  I'll help you answer that question on todays Q& A.

Show Notes:

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Perennial Herbs:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/10/15/perennial-herbs-kitchen-garden/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/30/herb-basics-part-2-rosemary-oregano-thyme-sage-chives/

Annual Herbs:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/23/herb-basics-part-1-basil-dill-cilantro-and-parsley-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

 Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: 

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/plantsomething/thebeginnersgardenpodcast/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: 

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Connect with Jill:        

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Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Nov 06, 2020
160 - Ways to Nurture Your Mental Health in the Garden's Off - Season
49:29

Winter Blue's got you down?  Today I'm talking about the mental benefits of gardening with licensed counselor Whitney Caves.

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Whitney's Website

http://whitney-caves.com/

Whitney's Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/whitneycaves/?hl=en

 

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.Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 Garlic Planting Cheat Sheet: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/        

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

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Nov 03, 2020
How to use Coffee Grounds in the Garden
03:55

Ever wondered how you can use coffee grounds in your garden?  I'll share how I use mine with you in today's Q & A.

 

Show Notes:

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Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

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Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 30, 2020
159 - Basic Season Extension and Overwintering Crops
40:19

How low of a temperature can my fall and winter crops withstand?  Do I need to cover them in some way?  We will look at season extension and more on today’s podcast.

Show Notes:

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Floating Row Cover

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Plastic Cover

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How to Eat Your Back Yard Year Round with Becky Porter of The Seasonal Homestead

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/06/04/plan-a-year-round-harvest-for-your-garden/

The Seasonal Homestead

https://www.theseasonalhomestead.com/

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/theseasonalhomestead/

Fall Gardening in Different Climates with Kevin Espiritu and Melissa K Norris

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/151-fall-gardening-in-different-climates-with-kevin-espiritu-and-melissa-k-norris

6 Simple Herbs for Health and How to Use Them - Carolyn Thomas from Homesteading Family

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/?p=10801

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

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  • Mail in
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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: 

 journeywithjill.net/podcast

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Oct 27, 2020
Greenhouse Questions
12:15

Today I'm answering questions about my new Greenhouse.

 

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Connect with Jill:        

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Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 23, 2020
158 - What's Wrong With My Raised Bed Soil?
50:27

What's wrong with my plants?  A more accurate question would probably be, what's wrong with my soil?  Today we will talk about what makes up good soil.

 

Show Notes:

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 https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=62s

 

Composting for Beginners

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/14/composting-for-the-beginner/

4 Tips to Choosing Raised Bed Soil

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/71-4-tips-in-choosing-raised-bed-soil

Raised Bed Soils Compared

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/126-3-raised-bed-soil-mixes-compared

Should I Test My Soil in EACH Bed?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/qa-should-i-test-my-soil-in-each-bed

Soil Testing Article: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/10/23/garden-soil-testing-a-beginners-guide/

Book Containing Mel's Mix, Square Foot Gardening

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Blood Meal

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

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Oct 20, 2020
Q&A Is it Too Late to Plant?
07:25

Today I will help you figure out if it is too late to plant crops in your garden this time of year.

 

Show Notes:

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Garden Jumpstart

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(96)- Fall Gardening: When and How to Plant with Stacey Murphy

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/96-fall-gardening-when-and-how-to-plant-with-stacey-murphy

9+ Fall Crops for the Beginning Gardner

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/08/11/fall-crops-for-the-beginning-gardener/

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 16, 2020
157 - 6 Simple Herbs for Health and How to Use Them - Carolyn Thomas from Homesteading Family
51:28

Have you ever considered that some of the herbs you are already growing could be useful to you to use for health and even medicinal remedies?  Carol of the Homesteading Family is sharing her knowledge of herbs to treat common ailments.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

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Garden Jumpstart

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101 - Medicinal Herb Gardening - How to Get Started

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/101-medicinal-herb-gardening-for-beginners

135 - Favorite Herbs to Grow for Health, Body, and Home

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/135-favorite-herbs-to-grow-for-healthy-body-and-home

Herbs and Flowers

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/05/12/basic-herbs-to-grow-for-health-and-body-care/

Medicinal Herb Gardening

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/09/10/medicinal-herb-gardening-for-beginners/

Herb Basics Part 1 (Annual Herbs)

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/23/herb-basics-part-1-basil-dill-cilantro-and-parsley-beginners-garden-podcast/

Herb Basics Part 2 (Perennial Herbs)

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/30/herb-basics-part-2-rosemary-oregano-thyme-sage-chives/

 

Connect with Carol:

Homesteading Family

https://homesteadingfamily.com/

Homesteading Family Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nEq7ZJ7-bM

The Pantry Chat Podcast

https://homesteadingfamily.com/introducing-pantry-chat/

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

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Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 13, 2020
Q&A What can I do to Prepare for Next Season
06:09

What can I do to prepare for next season?  I'll share a few tips to hopefully help you have a more successful season.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

SoilKit provides everything you need to do a soil sample and receive reports from a lab that you can understand and includes recommendations to keep your garden healthy. All you need to do is:

  • Collect
  • Mail in
  • Get results

 https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=62s

126  Raised Bed Soils Compared

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/126-3-raised-bed-soil-mixes-compared

Garden Jumpstart

JourneywithJill.net/jumpstart

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 09, 2020
156 - What I'll Keep & Change Next Season
37:45

Have you started thinking about what you're going to do for next seasons garden?  Today, I'm sharing some of the things I'm going to continue, some I will change, and some dreams I have for next season.

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5-day 2021 Garden Jumpstart Challenge

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Use Your Kitchen Aid Mixer to Cut the Time it Takes to Prepare Tomatoes for Canning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HovHWR7nQ4I

Comparing the Sweet Potato Harvest in Raised Beds, Ground Beds, and Containers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYbMthYBwl0&t=430s

How to Make Soil Blocks for Indoor Seed Starting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hPelx-eSQM

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Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

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  • Self Watering Raised Beds

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Oct 06, 2020
Q&A - Do you pull plants out by the root when removing?
05:35

Today we are talking about how to remove a plant in your garden.  Should you pull it out by the root or cut it at soil level?

SHOW NOTES:

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

9 Simple Succession Planting Combinations         

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/124-9-simple-succession-planting-combinations

Succession Planting Ideas

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/05/01/succession-planting-ideas-to-keep-your-garden-producing-all-season/

Maximize Harvest in Small Space

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/02/22/how-to-maximize-your-harvest-in-a-small-garden-space/

 

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Oct 02, 2020
155 - Summer Garden 2020 - Failures
40:44

How do you view failure? The garden is teaching me to view failure in a whole new way.  Join me today to hear what I've learned from this years garden failures.

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

                                     

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

  • Rain Barrels
  • Composters
  • Planters
  • Self Watering Raised Beds

Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

https://goodideasinc.com/                                                                          

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SoilKit provides everything you need to do a soil sample and receive reports from a lab that you can understand and includes recommendations to keep your garden healthy. All you need to do is:

  • Collect
  • Mail in
  • Get results

 https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

 

Spring Garden Lessons Learned

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/142-spring-garden-lessons-learned

 

9 Simple Succession Planting Combinations

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/124-9-simple-succession-planting-combinations

 

How Can I Avoid Massive Crop Loss Due to Disease and Pests?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/qa-how-can-i-avoid-massive-crop-loss-due-to-diseases-or-pests

 

Pests in the Garden – When do I step in?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/qa-pests-in-an-organic-garden-when-do-i-step-in

 

Managing Insects in the Home Garden

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/06/19/managing-insects-in-the-home-vegetable-garden/

 

Saving Seeds for Your Next Garden with Phil Kauth of Seed Savers Exchange

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/08/04/how-to-save-seeds-for-your-next-garden-a-beginners-guide/

 

Garden Principles I Don’t Compromise (and ones I let slide)

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/150-gardening-principles-i-dont-compromise-and-ones-i-let-slide

Organic Pesticides and their Uses with Joe Lamp’l

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/139-organic-pesticides-and-their-uses-with-joe-lampl

9+ Fall Crops for the Beginning Gardener

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/148-9-fall-crops-for-the-beginning-gardener

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Sep 29, 2020
Q&A: Is it best to grow herbs in containers?
07:06

Is it best to grow herbs in containers? Do they grow as well?  Here’s my perspective on growing herbs in containers.

 

SHOW NOTES:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Herb Basic Part 1

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/23/herb-basics-part-1-basil-dill-cilantro-and-parsley-beginners-garden-podcast/

Herb Basic Part 2

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/30/herb-basics-part-2-rosemary-oregano-thyme-sage-chives/

Favorite Herbs to Grow and Use

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/04/18/favorite-herbs-grow-use/

Connect with Jill:        

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Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Sep 25, 2020
154 - Summer Garden 2020 - Successes
39:08

How did your Summer Garden of 2020 end up doing?  I'm sharing 9 of the biggest garden successes I had this summer, and what I learned from them.

SHOW NOTES:

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Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

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SoilKit provides everything you need to do a soil sample and receive reports from a lab that you can understand and includes recommendations to keep your garden healthy. All you need to do is:

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9 Lessons from my Summer Garden

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/09/23/summer-garden-lessons/

 

Spring Garden Lessons Learned

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/142-spring-garden-lessons-learned

 

 

Raised Bed Soil Mixes Compared

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/126-3-raised-bed-soil-mixes-compared

 

Raised Bed Kitchen and Herb Garden Tour

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1Io9cUFHoA

 

Organic Gardening for Everyone with Cali Kim

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/12/16/organic-gardening-for-everyone-with-calikim/

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

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Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

                                                                 

Sep 22, 2020
Q&A: Should I Test My Soil in Each Bed?
07:25

Do you need to test your soil in each raised bed you have?  On today's podcast I'll share my thoughts on soil testing and some options you have for soil testing.

 

Show Notes:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Soil Testing Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFauqxX2mEU&t=61s

 

Purchase SoilKit

https://journeywithjill.net/soilkit

.Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

                                                                                    

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

               

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Sep 18, 2020
153 - Planting Garlic - Prepping the Soil for Best Bulb Harvest
33:11

Ready to start planting your garlic?  I am going to share what I think contributed to the results of THE BEST garlic harvest I have ever had.

 

SHOW NOTES:

Episode 32 - How to Plant Garlic

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/10/09/how-to-plant-garlic-3-most-frequently-asked-questions-beginners-garden-podcast/

Episode 60 - Should you Grow Garlic?

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/08/28/reasons-grow-garlic/

139 - Organic Fertilizer Options with Joe Lamp’l

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/139-organic-pesticides-and-their-uses-with-joe-lampl

Q&A 31 – Can I Plant Garlic from the Grocery Store?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/qa-can-i-plant-garlic-from-the-grocery-store

Garlic Cheat Sheet:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/

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To Test Your Soil:

SoilKit uses science and technology to keep your lawn and garden healthy. Begin where it all starts- in the soil.

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Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

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  • Planters
  • Self Watering Raised Beds

 

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Sep 15, 2020
Q&A: What is a tomato leader? What is topping off?
05:51

What is a tomato leader? What is topping off? On today's Q&A I will be clarifying some gardening terminology concerning tomatoes. 

 

Show Notes:

Pruning Tomatoes: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/05/14/is-pruning-tomato-plants-necessary/

                                                                                                

Tomato Trellising Options: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/04/10/tomato-trellising-deciding-which-method-is-right-for-you/

 

Tomato Stakes vs. Cages: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/03/19/is-it-better-to-stake-or-cage-tomatoes/

.Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Garlic Planting Cheat Sheet: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Sep 11, 2020
152 - Late Summer To-Do List
30:19

Feeling a little burnout? That's okay because today I am going to share a completely doable to-do list to get you ready for that fall garden.

SHOW NOTES:

 

Episode 137: Compost Piles vs Tumblers

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/137-compost-piles-vs-tumblers

Episode 102:Garden Tasks to Transition from the Summer Garden:

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/102-7-garden-tasks-to-transition-from-the-summer-garden

Episode 62: Fall Garden Clean-Up for Organic Home Gardeners

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/09/25/fall-garden-clean-up-organic-home-gardeners/

Composting for Beginners:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/14/composting-for-the-beginner/

Do I really need compost:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/02/29/do-i-really-need-compost/

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Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Sustainable Products. They offer a variety of products to help busy gardeners create the garden of your dreams.

  • Rain Barrels
  • Composters
  • Planters
  • Self Watering Raised Beds

 

Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

https://goodideasinc.com/                                                                          

 

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Thanks to our sponsor, MADEON 100% natural "Hard Lotion"  Check them out for a variety of skin care needs.

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Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

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Sep 08, 2020
Q&A: What do I do with overgrown tomato plants?
05:05

What should you do with your tomato plants who's vines are taller than you? I have a few suggestions in today's Q & A.

 

.Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book:

https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Sep 04, 2020
151 - Fall Gardening in Different Climates with Kevin Espiritu and Melissa K Norris
01:02:17

Today we are talking about the fall garden with Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening and Melissa K Norris of Pioneering Today.  They will be share with us how their different climates affect their fall gardens.

SHOW NOTES:

9 Crops to Grow in a Crisis (March 31, 2020 podcast episode with Kevin, Melissa, and Jill): 

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/03/31/9-crops-to-grow-in-a-crisis/

Kevin's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/EpicGardening

Kevin's NEW Youtube Channel, EPIC URBAN HOMESTEAD:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgfsZHnW6-6uMLmOGu824kQ

Kevin's podcast: https://www.epicgardening.com/podcast/

Melissa's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MelissaKNorris

Melissa's Podcast: https://melissaknorris.com/podcast-2/

Past Podcast Episodes with Melissa:
https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/02/gardening-advice-real-life-homesteader-melissa-k-norris-beginners-garden-podcast/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/01/06/the-family-garden-plan-with-melissa-k-norris/

Past Podcast Episodes with Kevin:

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/12/02/urban-gardening-with-kevin-espiritu/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/08/14/difference-between-garden-zone-and-growing-season/

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:      

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

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Sep 01, 2020
Q&A: How long do you let plants stay in the garden before taking out?
04:40

When should I pull my plants?  When should I leave them? I'm going to scratch the surface on those questions in today's Q&A.

 

SHOW NOTES:

Beginner’s Garden Complete Garden Planner & Journal Printable

https://journeywithjill.net/shop/

The Beginner’s Garden Blog – How to use your garden planner

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/12/29/gardening-obstacle-time-organization/

Podcast episode #26 Squash Bugs and Squash vine borers

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/06/27/squash-bugs-squash-vine-borers-beginners-garden-podcast/

Q&A Podcast episode – How can I avoid massive crop loss due to diseases or pests?

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/qa-how-can-i-avoid-massive-crop-loss-due-to-diseases-or-pests

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:        

 Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Aug 28, 2020
150 - Gardening Principles I Don't Compromise ( and ones I let slide )
35:01

Few things in the gardening world are black and white.  And what works for one gardener may not work for another. After a lot of research and trial and error, here is my list of garden principles I don't compromise and ones I let slide.  

 

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

https://journeywithjill.libsyn.com/125-bees-caterpillars-and-the-importance-of-insects-with-dr-tallamy

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/toxicity-concerns-about-raised-bed-construction-materials

https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/techniques/raised-bed-lumber-pressure-treated-safe

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/10/28/crop-rotation-for-home-vegetable-gardeners/

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

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Connect with Jill:

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Aug 25, 2020
Q&A: What does it mean to "add compost?"
07:37

Can compost be purchased? If so, where? Does it come in a bag? If so, what is it called? These are great questions. Today, I will answer these and share with you what I use for compost in my garden.

 

Link to Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book:  https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:

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Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Aug 21, 2020
149 - Powdery Mildew
41:06

Today I'm sharing what I've learned about Powdery Mildew.  I'll discuss how to identify it, what plants are affected, and how to treat and prevent it in your garden.

 

 

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/09/12/end-season-garden-clean-will-help-get-next-years-garden-started-right-beginners-garden-podcast/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/09/25/fall-garden-clean-up-organic-home-gardeners/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

 

SHOW NOTES:

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

Thanks to our sponsor, MADEON 100% natural "Hard Lotion" bars. They also carry an easy to apply, non-toxic Bug Block that nourishes your skin while keeping the mosquitoes away. Get free shipping using the code JOURNEYWITHJILL at checkout.

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Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Aug 18, 2020
Q&A: Can I Plant Garlic from the Grocery Store?
07:40

Can I plant garlic from the grocery store? Technically yes but, I will share a few things to consider first before planting that may change your mind.

Links for reference:     

Garlic Planting Cheat Sheet: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: 
http://journeywithjill.net/podcast

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Aug 14, 2020
148- 9+ Fall Crops for the Beginning Gardener
32:45

I know that starting a fall garden can feel a little overwhelming. I didn't have a fall garden my first year, but I wish that I had. So I wanted to share with you the very best crops for a beginning gardener in the fall.

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Garlic:

How to Harvest, Cure, and Store: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/06/18/how-to-harvest-cure-and-store-garlic/

Should you grow garlic? https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/08/28/reasons-grow-garlic/

When to Plant Garlic: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/08/28/reasons-grow-garlic/

Garlic Cheat Sheet: https://journeywithjill.net/garliccheatsheet

 

Jill’s book, Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: https://amzn.to/3ghVI2W

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Aug 11, 2020
Q&A: One Way to Transition a Bed from Summer to Fall
06:31

How do you transition your raised beds from your summer crops to your fall crops? I have some time between my summer determinate Roma tomatoes and my fall crops for that bed. This year I’m using buckwheat as a cover crop. Listen in to hear why!

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Aug 07, 2020
147- Saving Seeds for Your Next Garden with Phil Kauth of Seed Savers Exchange
01:01:07

Saving your own seeds is a wonderful way to save money in the garden. It is so rewarding to save your own seeds to be able to use in your garden the next year.

In this episode I talk with Philip Kauth of the Seed Savers Exchange about how to get started saving seeds from what you are already growing in your garden.

 

*links below contain affiliate links

 

Seed Savers: https://www.seedsavers.org/

 

Seed Savers Resources: https://www.seedsavers.org/learn

 

Community Seed Network: https://www.communityseednetwork.org/

 

The Seed Garden: https://amzn.to/2WNNacr

 

Citizen Science Program: https://www.seedsavers.org/citizen-science-corps

 

Virtual Seed School and Online Conference: https://www.seedsavers.org/seed-school

 

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Aug 04, 2020
Q&A: When to pick okra and how to save its seeds
05:41

When should you pick okra? And should you save the seeds? I’m sharing my best tips on when to harvest your okra. And of course I’m sharing tips on how to save okra seeds. What is your favorite part about okra?

 

 

More on Okra: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/05/28/how-to-grow-okra-in-your-garden-or-raised-bed/

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Jul 31, 2020
146- Mid-Summer To Do List
29:25

Hopefully you are deep into your summer harvest! If you’re keeping up with it all, do you know what you should be doing in your garden? I’ve created a summer To Do list with 7 things that all gardeners should think about in the middle of the summer.

 

Squash Vine Borer: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/08/05/squash-zucchini-wilting-squash-vine-borer/

 

Fall Garden Prep: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/07/14/6-steps-to-fall-garden-prep/

 

Start Saving Seeds: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/08/29/free-produce-seed-saving-hobby-gardener-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 28, 2020
Q&A: Drip Lines Above or Below Mulch?
03:57

When you use drip line irrigation, should you place them above or below your mulch? Well, it depends! If you’re trying to decide, I’d love for you to hear what has worked best for me and what I recommend to others.

 

Garden Irrigation Best Practices with Joe Lamp’l: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

 

4 Mulch Options: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2016/05/16/4-types-mulch-can-use-garden/

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 24, 2020
145- Empty Garden Space in the Summer
28:16

In the middle of the summer, there’s a time when your spring crops have finished producing but your fall crops aren’t ready to go into the ground. What should you do with the empty space? If you have any energy left from your summer garden, I have some ideas for what you can do in that space and why.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 21, 2020
Q&A: Tomato Hornworms
06:12

What to do about tomato hornworms? Any tomato grower seems to have to deal with hornworms. If you find evidence of this pest, what should you do about them? I share my experience today.

 

 

Why I don’t prune my tomatoes: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/05/14/is-pruning-tomato-plants-necessary/

 

Organic Pesticides with Joe Lamp’l: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/06/08/organic-pesticides-how-to-use/

 

Organic Cabbage Worm Control: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/04/09/5-organic-cabbage-worm-pest-control-methods/

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 17, 2020
144- Fall Garden Prep
35:21

One of the biggest mistakes I see in fall gardening is planning and getting started too late. It's a good idea to start thinking about the fall as early as July! I know you may be worn out from gardening in the middle of summer, but a fall garden is absolutely worth it.

 

But before you get started planting, there are steps you will want to take in the planning process to get your fall garden started out right.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Top Crops for Your Fall Garden: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/08/01/top-5-crops-for-a-fall-garden-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

5 Superfoods for Fall: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/11/14/5-superfoods-to-plant-in-your-garden/

 

Fall Gardening with Stacey Murphy: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/08/06/fall-gardening-when-and-how-to-plant-vegetables-for-autumn-and-winter-harvest/

 

Calculate Your Persephone Period Here: https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/grad/solcalc/
or here:
https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/

 

Garlic: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/08/28/reasons-grow-garlic/

https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/10/09/how-to-plant-garlic-3-most-frequently-asked-questions-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Chasing Vines by Beth Moore: https://amzn.to/31snVQ0

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

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Jul 14, 2020
Q&A - Is it too late to plant beans?
04:13

The short answer is probably not! Listen to this quick episode to hear what you should consider when it comes to planting beans in the summer. Depending on where you live and what you want to grow, this could be the perfect time for beans.

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Jul 10, 2020
143- Gardening in the Heat
46:34

No matter where you live, you will most likely have to deal with hot weather throughout the summer. Your hot season might be shorter than mine in the southeastern US, but you likely have one. It was a surprise to me when I first started gardening that not all of my crops handle the hot summer well.

 

How do you make the most of your summer gardening in the highest heat? Nicole Burke of Gardenary joins me today on the Beginner’s Garden Podcast to discuss how to best handle our gardens in the heat. Click below to listen or continue reading.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Watering Your Garden: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 07, 2020
Q&A - How Do I Fertilize Container Vegetables?
05:19

Today’s question is one that I asked someone! I don’t usually grow a lot in containers, but this year I’m trying it out. I asked my friend about what it looks like to fertilize my crops in containers. Listen to his advice for me.

 

 

12 Garden Rules: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/04/16/12-garden-rules-from-one-generation-to-the-next/

 

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jul 03, 2020
142- Spring Garden Lessons Learned
41:09

Every season, I like to give an update on what I’ve been doing in my garden. In this episode, I share what has been going well and what hasn’t worked out. I love testing and learning from my garden every season. I’d love to hear what you’ve though about in your garden so far this year!

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

2019 Spring Garden Lessons: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/06/25/spring-garden-lessons-learned/

 

 

 

For gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

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Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 30, 2020
Q&A - Why aren't my vertical plants climbing?
07:03

Why aren’t my vertical plants climbing? You built the trellis, but your crops aren’t climbing. Beyond making sure you have the right variety, what can you do? I have some tips for you to try!

 

 

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 26, 2020
141 - What to Do with the Harvest
39:28

As the time to harvest approaches, it’s time to think about what to do with all of our produce. Maybe you have just enough to eat fresh, but maybe you have enough to preserve. How do you plan what to preserve and how to get it all done? Listen to my 4 steps today!

 

 

My new preservation course: https://journeywithjill.net/harvesttokitchen

 

Complete Garden Planner: https://journeywithjill.net/complete

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Foolproof Preserving: https://amzn.to/37yrpSb

Annie's Salsa Recipe: https://www.motherearthnews.com/real-food/canning/annies-salsa-recipe-zbcz1609

 

For canning and other gardening supplies: https://journeywithjill.net/amazon

 

My new preservation course: https://journeywithjill.net/harvesttokitchen

 

Complete Garden Planner: https://journeywithjill.net/complete

 

Beginner’s Guide to Freezing, Canning, and Dehydrating: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/16/preserving-the-harvest-beginners-guide-to-freezing-canning-and-dehydrating-supply-list/

 

Get Started with Home Canning: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/07/17/get-started-with-home-canning/

 

Preserving Tomatoes: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/07/04/preserving-tomatoes-making-harvest-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

Process Tomatoes FAST: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/use-kitchen-aid-mixer-prepare-tomatoes-canning-using-fruit-vegetable-strainer-attachment/

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 23, 2020
Q&A: Squash flowers but no fruit? (How to hand-pollinate)
05:39

Do you have flowers on your squash a zucchini plants but no fruit? This has happened in my garden and I’ve heard from several of you that it’s happened to you as well. Listen here to find out why and what you can do about it!

 

 

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 19, 2020
140 - Early Summer To Do List
35:54

As we approach the first official day of summer here in the northern hemisphere, our gardens start to make a shift. Listen in to hear what I’m doing in my garden in the early summer. I hope it gives you something to think about for yours! What are you working on in your garden?

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

Chasing Vines by Beth Moore: https://amzn.to/2AIETOL

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 16, 2020
Q&A: My Herbs are Flowering! Now What?
06:57

What do I do when my herbs start to flower? This is a great question from many beginning gardeners. Since this happens in every garden, here’s my advice whether you have annual or perennial herbs.

 

 

Annual Herbs: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/23/herb-basics-part-1-basil-dill-cilantro-and-parsley-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

Perennial Herbs: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/05/30/herb-basics-part-2-rosemary-oregano-thyme-sage-chives/

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 12, 2020
139- Organic Pesticides and their Uses with Joe Lamp'l
50:56

 

Most of us set out to do just that. But what happens when you see pests munching on your crops? Do you ignore them? Look up a homemade "organic" pesticide? Purchase one from the store? Or are you tempted to throw in the towel and find the strongest pesticide on the home market?

 

We all want a healthy garden but are faced with those questions when insects come to our gardens. It always helps to talk to successful organic gardeners and ask what works. But I wanted to go a step further.

 

In this episode of the Beginner's Garden Podcast, I asked Joe Lamp'l about not only his personal practices but also which organic pesticides he recommends and how to use them.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Other Episodes with Joe Lamp’l:

 

Tomato Troubleshooting: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/02/troubleshooting-tomato-plant-problems-with-joe-lampl/

 

Irrigation Best Practices: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

 

Organic Fertilizer Options:

 

Find Joe here: https://joegardener.com/

 

Joe’s Podcast: Joe Gardener Show

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joegardener/

 

Online Gardening Academy including his new course: Mastering Pests, Diseases, and Weeds https://organicgardeningacademy.com/p/master-pests-diseases-weeds

 

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 09, 2020
Q&A: Why is my lettuce growing really tall?
05:01

Why is my lettuce growing really tall? When your lettuce starts to grow tall instead of out, it means it’s trying to bolt. This means it’s ready to produce flowers and seeds. When it grows tall like this, it means the end of your harvest is near and the plant is starting to switch from producing lettuce to producing seed.

 

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

Jun 05, 2020
138- Organic Fertilizer Options with Joe Lamp'l
43:52

You've probably heard it said that soil quality and fertility is paramount for a successful garden. You probably even know that compost is one of the best amendments you can add to your soil. But what about organic fertilizers?

 

I frequently get questions about organic fertilizers -- specifically, what to use and when to use it. For this topic, I turned to Joe Lamp'l and in this episode of the Beginners' Garden Podcast, we talk about organic fertilizer options.

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Other Episodes with Joe Lamp’l:

 

Tomato Troubleshooting: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/02/troubleshooting-tomato-plant-problems-with-joe-lampl/

 

Irrigation Best Practices: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/07/09/garden-irrigation-best-practices-with-joe-lampl/

 

Find Joe here: https://joegardener.com/

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Jun 02, 2020
Q&A: Pests in an Organic Garden: when do I step in?
06:05

This is the time of year where we start to find a lot of pests in the garden. How should you react when you start to see harmful insects? When should you wait and when should you act? I have some thoughts for you today!

 

 

3 Organic Aphid Control Methods: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/05/21/3-organic-aphid-control-methods-tested/

 

Prevent and Control Aphids Naturally: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/06/20/how-to-control-aphids-naturally-and-effectively-beginners-garden-podcast/

 

Pest Control without Pesticides: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/08/27/pest-control-without-pesticides-for-a-healthy-organic-garden/

 

 

Beginner's Garden Shortcut Online Course: http://journeywithjill.net/gardenshortcut

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

May 29, 2020
137- Compost Piles vs. Tumblers
30:48

Homemade compost is one of the best things you can have as a gardener. The nutrients it adds to your soil are amazing and when you make it at home it is very inexpensive. But many new gardeners are scared to get started. Today, I want to share how I've made compost and compare a using a compost pile or a compost tumbler. I hope you'll feel ready to start composting for your garden!

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Composting for Beginners: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/14/composting-for-the-beginner/

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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May 26, 2020
Q&A: What if I'm behind in planting? (or lost crops already?)
05:51

What can you do if you feel like you’re already behind? Every climate will be different but I have some thoughts and considerations if you think you’re already behind. Whether you want to try transplants or you’re now able to direct sow, I’ll give you some things to think about.

 

Beginner's Garden Shortcut Online Course: http://journeywithjill.net/gardenshortcut

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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May 22, 2020
136- Protecting Your Garden from Deer, Rabbits, Squirrels, and Other Wildlife
35:15

If you've ever walked out to your newly-planted garden (or your just-ripe tomatoes) and your heart fell at the sight of your missing plants, you know the pain of losing your hard work to wildlife.

 

This has happened to me more times than I can count. But every gardener has a different situation (and different wildlife threats). To help you evaluate your options on protecting your garden from the animals that want it as much as you do, Jennifer Smith from Deerbusters, Inc. is sharing what she knows about how to keep wildlife out of your garden.

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Deerbusters: https://Deerbusters.com

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

May 19, 2020
Q&A: Composting or Worm Composting? Which to Start With?
04:33

If you’re just getting started composting, you may be wondering how to get set up and even what type of compost is best. Jill talks about the benefits of regular and worm composting and where you should start. Especially if you have a small space, you will want to check this episode out.

 

 

Worm Composting with the Crazy Worm Lady: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/03/05/worm-composting-step-by-step-guide-beginners/

 

Composting for Beginners: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/14/composting-for-the-beginner/

 

 

 

Beginner's Garden Shortcut Online Course: http://journeywithjill.net/gardenshortcut

 

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Join the Beginner’s Garden Shortcut Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/beginnersgarden/

 

Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

May 15, 2020
135- Favorite Herbs to Grow for Health, Body, and Home
38:05

When I first started gardening, I did grow herbs, but they were only to use in my kitchen like basil and mint. As I've learned about gardening, I have begun to learn about how I could use herbs in my home for cleaning, in body products, and for our overall health. I'm excited to share what I've learned so far.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

All-purpose cleaner with peppermint: https://livesimply.me/herb-infused-diy-all-purpose-cleaner/

 

Getting Started with Medicinal Herbs: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/09/10/medicinal-herb-gardening-for-beginners/

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

May 12, 2020
Q&A - How to get or grow sweet potato slips?
06:34

Q&A

 

I had a GREAT sweet potato harvest last year so I’ve been getting a lot of questions. I’m not ready to do a full episode about sweet potatoes because I’m still new at them, but I answer some of your common questions here today! Come learn how to get started with sweet potatoes!

 

 

My sweet potatoes from last year: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/09/23/summer-garden-lessons/

 

Beginner's Garden Shortcut Online Course: http://journeywithjill.net/gardenshortcut

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Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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May 08, 2020
134- Garden Hacks with Joey Baird
54:08

You've started your garden and you've tried to do the research, but you don't know where to look! Do you stick to peer reviewed studies? What about your neighbor that has gardened for 30 years? How do you know if any of it will work in your garden? I am excited to hear from Joey and Holly Baird of the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener radio show as they share 10 garden hacks that actually work!

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Find Joey Baird: thewisconsinvegetablegardnener.com

 

 

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

May 05, 2020
Q&A: What are must-have crops for your first garden?
04:37

What are must-have crops for your first garden? I won’t give you a list because it depends on many different things. But I’ll give you things to think about when you choose crops for YOUR first garden!

 

 

Crisis Garden Choices: https://journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/03/31/9-crops-to-grow-in-a-crisis/

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

Beginner's Garden Shortcut Online Course: http://journeywithjill.net/gardenshortcut

PROMO CODE FOR 20% OFF through May 31, 2020: 202020

 

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

May 01, 2020
133- Mid Spring To Dos
38:12

I love this time of year in the garden. I've spent the winter planning and the early spring preparing and now my last frost has passed and I get to start spending more time planting. I've learned a lot about what to do after my last frost and today I'm sharing my list of things you shouldn't forget!

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Early Spring Checklist: https://www.journeywithjill.net/gardening/2020/03/17/early-spring-garden-checklist/

 

Trellis Options: https://www.journeywithjill.net/gardening/2017/02/07/plants-that-climb-sprawl-choose-the-best-trellis-option-for-your-garden-big-or-small/

 

Tomato Trellises: https://www.journeywithjill.net/gardening/2018/04/10/tomato-trellising-deciding-which-method-is-right-for-you/

 

Other Vertical Growing Options: https://www.journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/04/02/vertical-vegetables-unique-diy-ideas-for-any-space/

 

Cabbage Worms: https://www.journeywithjill.net/gardening/2019/04/09/5-organic-cabbage-worm-pest-control-methods/

 

Earlier podcast episodes: https://journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Apr 28, 2020
Q&A: Where do I start?
08:12

So you want to start a garden, but where do you begin? I started in the fall and I was able to read all the books on gardening. But if you’re listening to this in the Spring, you may not have time for that! In this Q&A, I have some great resources for you!

 

 

Plan Your Garden in 7 Days: https://journeywithjill.lpages.co/plan-your-garden-in-7-days/

 

Beginner's Garden Podcast past episodes: journeywithjill.net/podcast

 

Jill’s In the Garden Emails: journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Book: https://amzn.to/2SYe4wy

 

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Connect with Jill:

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

 

Apr 24, 2020
132 - Straw Bale Gardening with Joel Karsten
01:02:01

I love trying new things in the garden. Every year, I get to pick something new to try! This year, I am trying straw bale gardening, but it almost didn't happen. Thankfully, I was able to connect with Joel Karsten, the pioneer of the Straw Bale Gardening method, who gave me some great tips for getting started. Today, I get to share my interview with Joel and I know you'll love it as much as I did.

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

Find Joel Karsten

 

Joel’s book Straw Bale Gardens Complete: https://amzn.to/2wLOgLX

 

Joel’s free club: https://strawbalegardenclub.com

 

You can also find him on social media by searching Joel Karsten

 

 

 

Dream to Garden Course Waitlist: https://journeywithjill.net/dream2garden

 

Raised Bed Templates: https://journeywithjill.net/shop

 

 

(*links below contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, we will earn a commission at no extra cost to you.)

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor, Good Ideas, Inc. Home of the best-selling rain barrel, Good Ideas also offers self-watering raised beds, compost tumblers, and more pre-built options for the busy gardener. Get 10% off your purchase by entering the code JILL10 at checkout.

 

https://goodideasinc.com/

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Connect with Jill:

 

Get Jill’s “In the Garden” Weekly Emails + Free Printable Resources Here: https://journeywithjill.net/gardensignup

 

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Connect with Jill on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebeginnersgarden/

 

Apr 21, 2020
Q&A - Staying at Home and Need Garden Supplies? 10 Ways to Get What You Need
11:06

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all of us, more people have become interested in gardening. But many new gardeners are encountering unforeseen struggles as they seek to start planting -- namely in acquiring garden supplies.

 

We are all trying to avoid stores as much as possible, but many online sources are back-ordered or not even accepting orders right now. If you've run into these struggles in finding much-needed garden supplies, here are options to consider.

 

 

 

Connect with Jill:

 

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Apr 17, 2020