You Bet Your Garden

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“You Bet Your Garden” touted as an hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks," is a weekly, nationally syndicated broadcast hosted by Mike McGrath. It is produced in the studios of PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA. This weekly call-in program offers ‘fiercely organic’ advice to gardeners far and wide.

Episode Date
A Fresh Look: Of Mice, Of Mint...& Moth Balls
50:49

On this 'fresh look' at an episode of YBYG Mike takes you through tips for mice problems as we head into the fall! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Oct 23, 2021
A Fresh Look: The Most Fruitful Way to Tame Rampant Rousers
54:52

In this 'Fresh Look' Mike McGrath warns you not to PRUNE so quickly this fall! And takes you into the fall with Tips for 'Taming' Rampant Rousers!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!!

Oct 16, 2021
Composting, Down Under
55:10

On this episode of YBYG, Mike takes you 'Down Under' to the wild world of Composting in the Question of the Week! Plus your wild phone calls!! 

Oct 09, 2021
Hair of the Dog -that bit Slugs
54:12

On this episode of YBYG, Mike gives you needed info of deterring slugs and squirrels using the 'Hair of the Dog'! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Oct 02, 2021
Composting Time!
54:59

On this episode of YBYG Mike preps you shreds your FALL leaves to compost in a timely Question of the Week! Plus your shredding phone calls!!

Sep 25, 2021
What Went Wrong with My Tomato plants
54:09

On this episode of YBYG Mike helps gardens whose tomatoes took a late season slump! Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Sep 18, 2021
A Fresh Look: Tip Toe Your Tulips to Spring Bulb Success
53:33

On this Fresh Look at an episode of YBYG Mike gets your bulbs ready before the Winter- for success in the Spring! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Sep 11, 2021
A Fresh Look: Time for the third season of Gardening
53:07

On this Fresh Look Mike prepares you for the third season of Gardening into the Fall!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Sep 05, 2021
A Fresh Look: The Crash Course for saving some SEEDS for next Season
53:45

On this 'FRESH LOOK' at an episode of YBYG, Mike gets you ready to save your seeds for next years garden. Plus your fabulous phone calls!

Aug 28, 2021
What's the Deal with Epsom Salts
54:24

On this new episode of YBYG Mike addresses an age old topic: Epsom Salts in the Question of the Week! Plus your 'salty' phone calls!!

Aug 21, 2021
The Dreaded Squash Vine Borer
54:24

In this new episode of YBYG, Mike details the 'Dreaded Squash Vine Borer' in the Question of the Week. Plus your 'Squishy Squashy' phone calls!!

Aug 14, 2021
The Seed of the Potato Bears Bitter Fruit
54:24

On this new episode of YBYG, Mike answers a local couples gardening concerns on 'Potato woes' in the question of the week! Plus your concerned phone calls!!

Aug 07, 2021
Hornet Warnings Above and Below
53:55

On this new episode of YBYG, Mike gives you the buzz on Hornet Nests in trees and the ground! Plus your 'Buzzy' phone calls!!

Jul 31, 2021
Summer Song Bird Safety
54:42

Could you possibly be ‘helping’ your songbirds to a painful and premature death by providing food and water for them over the summer? On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, Mike discusses startling findings that’ll have you taking down those feeders and bird baths post haste! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Jul 25, 2021
A Fresh Look: Does rosemary have the power to deter insect pests?
50:37

On this "Fresh Look" at an episode of YBYG from last season Mike reveals rosemary's secret potential! Otherwise, its a HYBRID show, cats and kittens! New Calls! Old Calls! And PLENTY of Mike McGrath to store up til next winter!

Jul 18, 2021
A Fresh Look: Tomato Rot, Compost, Woodchips & Cuke FREE Cucumbers!
50:38

In this fresh look at an episode from last season of YBYG Mike covers 4 topics in the Question of the week; Tomato Rot, Compost, Woodchips & Cuke FREE Cucumbers!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!

Jul 11, 2021
A Fresh Look: Death by Lawn; The Sad Story of Contaminated Clippings
50:42

On this fresh look at an episode from last season of YBYG Mike warns of LAWN CLIPPINGS that may contain remaining chemicals that can hurt your Compost piles and your Plants!! Plus your Fabulous phone calls!!!

Jul 03, 2021
A Fresh Look: The Four Part Question of the week
54:14

On this 'fresh look' at an episode from last season of YBYG Mike McGrath answers a 4 part Question of the Week! With Deer & Evil Squirrels, Cartoon Dice, Killing a Lawn softly, and Explaining Endorphins!! Plus your Fabulous Phone Calls!!!

Jun 26, 2021
A Fresh Look: Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland
49:20

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

Jun 18, 2021
In Praise of Snags PLUS an interview about 'Tiny Plants' by Leslie Halleck
56:44

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

Jun 11, 2021
Update on Groundhog & Racoon Woes: The People Speak
55:08

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

Jun 04, 2021
Whack the Wilt PLUS Flower Show Update!!
54:54

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

May 28, 2021
Praying Mantis: Garden Fiend or Garden Friend
54:54

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

May 22, 2021
Squash Beetles, Squash Bugs, What is Squashing My Zucchini
54:34

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

May 15, 2021
In Praise of Potatoes
55:11

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

May 08, 2021
Careful with that Garlic, Eugene
55:26

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

May 01, 2021
Pine Needles, Pine Straw and Pine Fine
53:55

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

Apr 24, 2021
Now is the Time to Care for Spring Bulbs Correctly
54:24

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

Apr 17, 2021
Are Bag Worms the Creepiest or Sneakiest Caterpillar?
54:24

On this episode of YBYG, Mike digs in to Bag Worms and their sneaky and creepy traits! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Apr 10, 2021
Moles, Voles, Shrews and Woodchucks: What is Eating My Garden?
54:24

On this episode of YBYG Mike chomps on a new Question of the Week about critters in your garden! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Apr 03, 2021
Where's the Rhubarb
54:29

In this episode of YBYG Mike digs in on how to grow Rhubarb in the Question of the Week. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Mar 27, 2021
Attack of the 17 Year Cicadas
54:49

On this episode of YBYG Mike prepares you for the '17' year itch: CICADAS!! 'Pharaoh Cicada' AKA 'Brood X' returns to the East Coast and beyond! Plus your 'Brooding' phone calls!!

Mar 20, 2021
The Best Flowers for Cutting
54:42

On this new episode of YBYG, Mike goes over the best flowers for cuttings! Plus your cutting phone calls!!

Mar 13, 2021
Mike's Definitions of Dirt!
57:01

On this new episode of YBYG Mike defines 'DIRT' in the Question of the Week! Plus your compost defining phone calls!!

Mar 06, 2021
The Dirty Little Secret of Raised Bed Success
56:04

On this episode of YBYG Mike sets you up for Spring with a 'Question of the Week' on proper setup of Compost in your raised beds PLUS secrets on success for the coming season! And of course your fabulous phone calls!!

Feb 26, 2021
Seed Starting Part 3
54:24

In this episode of YBYG the 'Trilogy' on Seed Starting is Complete with tips for Spring! Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Feb 19, 2021
Seed Starting Part 2 Let There Be Light
55:35

In Part 2 of a 'Trilogy' on Seed Starting, Mike McGrath helps you plant the seeds for success with a focus on lighting in a sequel Question of the Week!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!!

Feb 12, 2021
Seed Starting Basics
55:21

On this episode of YBYG Mike prepares you for the start of Spring with a review on 'Seed Starting Basics!' Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Feb 05, 2021
Peas and Beans, To Start or Not To Start?
56:48

On this episode of YBYG Mike digs into Legumes and when/how to start seeding in the Question of the week! PLUS Seed Pioneer, Renee Shepherd 'zooms' by for a chat on Sun Flowers and seeding in 2021!! PLUS PLUS your 'zoomy' phone calls

Jan 29, 2021
A Christmas Tree Year Round- in Spain
51:15

On this episode of YBYG Mike answers an International Question of the week from Spain! And your International and National phone calls!!

Jan 22, 2021
Caring for Crape in Colder Climbs PLUS Sam Lemheney from PHS on the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show
50:23

On this new episode of YBYG Mike answers a Question of the week on care tips for Southern Crape Myrtle- in Northern climates. Plus a very special guest, Sam Lemheney of PHS tells us about the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show!!

Jan 15, 2021
What to do About Dirty Rats
54:21

On this new episode of YBYG, Mike teaches you how to get RID of RATS! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Jan 08, 2021
A Fresh Look:The Ethics of Fallen Leaves
57:53
In this Fresh Look Mike McGrath reviews the Annual question; Is it ethical to use fallen leaves for garden mulch and compost making? Or should we leave them as they lay? Plus your questionably ethical phone calls!!
Jan 01, 2021
A Fresh Look: The Legal & Landscaping Dangers of Running Bamboo
52:21

On this Holiday Hangover episode of YBYG Mike takes a fresh look at the legal and landscaping dangers of 'Running Bamboo'! Plus your running phone calls!!

Dec 26, 2020
A talk on Compost and Salinity with Jake Chalfin PLUS More Avocado Seeding
49:45

In part 2 of this Avocado double whammy Mike dives into the compost pile with a special guest from Laurel Valley Soils, Jake Chalfin! Plus a refresher on last weeks 'Nationwide' Avocado Seeding in the Question of the Week

Dec 18, 2020
An Old Avocado Tree in Tennessee and a 'troubled youngster' in New Jersey
54:22

On this episode of YBYG Mike covers Interstate Avocado Seeding in the Question of the Week! Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Dec 11, 2020
When is a Prune - not a Prune?
53:22

On this new episode of YBYG Mike goes over the differences in Winter pruning (and not pruning) techniques. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Dec 04, 2020
Holly Jolly Holiday Pruning of Evergreens and Holly
51:47

On this Encore episode of YBYG Mike preps you for Winter plant pruning. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Nov 27, 2020
What to do with Worm Bins Over the Winter + The NEW book "Complete Container Gardening" Author interview with Sue Goetz
51:21

On this episode of YBYG Mike answers an International Question of the Week and explains 'what you do with worm poop, over the winter'   Plus speaks with the Sue Goetz, Author of the new book "Complete Container Gardening"  

Nov 20, 2020
Spring and Summer Bulb Stories & Beer Fridge Advice
50:23
On this episode of YBYG Mike preps you to prep your bulbs for next season! Plus your 'preppy' phone calls!!
Nov 13, 2020
One of the Biggest Rookie Mistakes in the Wonderful World of Composting
50:52

In this episode of YBYG Mike goes over one of the biggest rookie mistakes for composters in a multiple Q/A!  Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Nov 06, 2020
The Spooky Creepy Crawly Question of the Week
56:22

On this Halloween episode of YBYG, Mike teaches you to beware of pokey creepy crawly caterpillars in the Question of the Week! Plus your spooky phone calls!!

Oct 30, 2020
Of Mice, Of Mint...& Moth Balls
54:22

On this episode of YBYG Mike takes you through tips for mice problems as we head into the fall! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Oct 23, 2020
Leaf Shredding Season Begins!
52:33

On this episode of YBYG Mike goes over how to choose the BEST Leaf Shredder in the Question of the Week! Plus your fabulous phone calls!

Oct 16, 2020
The Most Fruitful Way to Tame Rampant Rousers
53:22

In this episode of YBYG Mike McGrath takes you into the fall with Tips for 'Taming' Rampant Rousers. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Oct 08, 2020
How to Perennialize your Peppers
54:51

On this episode of YBYG Mike McGrath teaches you how to keep your Pepper plants inside for the winter! Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Oct 02, 2020
Terrariums For Beginners & The Perils of Pruning
53:19

On this episode of YBYG, Mike talks Terrariums with special guest, Patricia Buzo- Author of the new book ‘A Family Guide To Terrariums For Kids’.   And goes over the Perils of Pruning in the Question of the week!!

 

Sep 25, 2020
How to have Spring Bulb success with Tulips
54:22

On this episode of YBYG Mike covers how to plant spring bulbs properly in the fall with special instructions for Tulips. Plus your fabulous phone calls!! 

Sep 18, 2020
It is time for the 3rd Season of Gardening
54:22

On this episode of YBYG Mike readies you for the 3rd season into the Fall with tips for autumn. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Sep 11, 2020
The Crash Course for saving some SEEDS for next Season
53:52

On this episode of YBYG, Mike gets you ready to save your seeds for next years garden. Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Sep 04, 2020
The Most Popular Question of the Week
54:22

On this Centennial Episode of YBYG Mike takes a fresh look at the most sought after question of the week; Can Porch Painting to make Ghosts AND Wasps go away! Plus your centennial phone calls!! 

Aug 28, 2020
The Happiest Garlic Harvest, EVER!,
54:22

It is Garlic planting time and on this episode of YBYG, Mike takes you through the steps to get the Happiest Garlic Harvest, EVER!! And your fabulous phone calls!

Aug 21, 2020
When should you PICK your Produce?!
53:52

In this episode of You Bet Your Garden Mike teaches you "When to Pick your Produce.  Plus your fabulous phone calls!!

Aug 14, 2020
Tomato Rot, Compost, Woodchips & Cuke FREE Cucumbers!!
53:52

In this new episode of YBYG Mike covers 4 topics in the Question of the week; Tomato Rot, Compost, Woodchips & Cuke FREE Cucumbers!! Plus your fabulous phone calls!!!

Aug 07, 2020
A Fresh Look: Death by Lawn; The Sad Story of Contaminated Clippings
53:52

On this episode of YBYG Mike warns of lawn clippings that may contain remaining chemicals that can hurt your Compost piles and your Plants!! Plus your Fabulous phone calls!!!

Jul 31, 2020
A Fresh Look: Happy Tomato Planting Tips
54:22

On this fresh look at an episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath takes you through ALL the HAPPY TIPS to get your tomatoes in the ground! Plus your fabulous Phone calls!

Jul 24, 2020
A Fresher Look: Does rosemary have the power to deter insect pests?
54:24

On this "Fresher Look" at an episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath reveals rosemary's true abilities of alertness and memory. Plus, he also reveals which plants can repel human pests like mosquitos. Otherwise, its a HYBRID show, cats and kittens! New Calls! Old Calls! And PLENTY of Mike McGrath to store up 'til next winter!

Jul 17, 2020
A Fresher Look: 50 Ways to Lose your Slugs
53:22

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

Jul 10, 2020
Do's and Don'ts for Using Grass Clippings in Gardens
54:22

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

Jul 03, 2020
The Four Part Question of the Week; Deer & Evil Squirrels, Cartoon Dice, Killing a Lawn softly, and Explaining Endorphins
54:49

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

Jun 26, 2020
Fighting Bugs, Butterflies and Slugs-in Scotland!
54:45

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

Jun 18, 2020
Attempting to Ensure Late Season Success
54:24

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

Jun 12, 2020
A Fresh Look: Does rosemary have the power to deter insect pests?
53:55

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

Jun 05, 2020
50 Ways to Protect Your Plants from Slugs and Snails
53:52

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

May 29, 2020
Tips on Installing New Trees and Shrubs
54:22

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

May 22, 2020
More Tips for Beginner Gardeners
53:52

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

May 15, 2020
Sharing 26 Tips for First-Time Gardeners
54:22

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

May 08, 2020
How to Plant Happy Tomatoes
53:52

On this week's on YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals dozens of ways to ensure a great tomato harvest. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

May 01, 2020
What are "Direct Seeded" Crops?
53:52

Some crops such as peas, beans, sweet corns, and greens are supposed to be "direct-seeded. In this episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath explains what it means for these crops to be "direct-seeded." And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls as well.

Apr 24, 2020
How to Keep Springtime Flowers Blooming Every Year
54:22

On this week's on YBYG, host Mike McGrath discusses how to keep flowers such as forsythia and daffodils blooming year after year in the springtime. And of course, he takes you fabulous phone calls. 

Apr 17, 2020
Episode 80 : A Rose Disease is Making the Rounds!
54:22

A Fresh Look: Mike McGrath reveals how he accidentally conquered an allegedly-invincible rose virus. Plus, a United Nations Researcher comes to the Lehigh Valley to learn about how sustainable agriculture can help fight hunger.

Apr 10, 2020
Got Tomato Problems?
54:22

A Fresh Look: On this episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath tells us why blight is the last thing you want your tomatoes to have and how to prevent the most common tomato problems when you install your plants this season. Otherwise, it's a phone call extravaganza!

Apr 03, 2020
Enjoying Plants During Quarantine & Interviewing a Wild Foodie
54:22
On this week's YBYG, host Mike McGrath explains how enjoying the outdoors and plants is a great "cure" for quarantine blues. Also, Mike interviews Lynn Landes, the founder of The Wild Foodies of Philly and talks about their community of people who love learning about edible food and plants in the wild.
Mar 27, 2020
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
54:21

On this week's YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals spider mites' weaknesses and how to protect your garden. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

Mar 21, 2020
Episode 76: The Rule of Fallen Leaves
54:21

On this week's YBYG, host Mike McGrath reviews the rules of fallen leaves and introduce a brand new version of the "spotted Lanternfly" song. 

Mar 13, 2020
Taking Care of Roses
54:21

On this week's episode of YBYG, host Mike McGrath shares the proper and successful chemical-free ways to care for your roses. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

Mar 06, 2020
Removing Mulch From Spring Bulbs
54:21

Did you mulch your spring bulbs and perennials over the winter? On this week's YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals exactly when to remove that mulch to help plants emerge safely in the spring. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls.

Feb 27, 2020
Turning Sand into Perfect Garden Soil
54:21

On this week's episode, host Mike McGrath reveals the best way to turn sand into garden soil as he answers a listener's question from Australia. 

Feb 21, 2020
Tackling Successful Seed Growing
54:21

On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath Mike discusses the basics of successful seed starting such as peppers and tomatoes. Additionally, Mike interviews the director of the Mt. Cuba Center in Delaware on the topic of native plants.

Feb 14, 2020
Are Foxes Good or Bad for your Backyard?
00:00

On Today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath discusses the pros and cons of having a fox living in your yard. They do eat mice and voles, but they can also can be a nuisance. And of course, we take your fabulous phone calls. 

Feb 07, 2020
Coffee Grounds and Stove Ashes can Improve Your Plant's health
54:21

On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath explains how to correctly use coffee grounds and ashes from a hardwood stove to help improve plants' health. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

Jan 31, 2020
The Mission to Preserve America's Heritage Apples
54:22

On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath speaks with a gentleman who's mission is to find, name, and preserve America's heritage apples. And of course, he takes your fabulous phone calls. 

Jan 24, 2020
Curing Garden Beds of Weeds and Disease
54:21

Are you gardens overrun with weeds and disease? On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath reveals a way to cure your garden beds if you're willing to let the plot to take a summer off. 

Jan 17, 2020
Ethics of Fallen Leaves
54:21

Is it acceptable to use fallen leaves for garden mulch and compost making or should we leave them alone? And of course, Mike Mcgrath takes your phone calls. 

Jan 10, 2020
What are the legal and landscape dangers of planting bamboo?
54:21
Fresh Look: On today's episode of YBYG, Mike McGrath tells us why that beautiful stand of running bamboo at your neighbor's home will soon be yours, too. Of course, Mike takes lots of your fabulous phone calls.
Jan 03, 2020
What is the best way to remove poison Ivy? And why do flea beetles love chemical fertilizers?
54:21

 A Fresh Look: Mike McGrath marks the 20th year of continuous episodes of You Bet Your Garden on public broadcasting and the first show out of our headquarters at Lehigh Valley Public Media. Episode topics include poison ivy removal, why chemical fertilizers make flea beetles fat and happy, and of course, Mike takes your phone calls. 

Dec 27, 2019
Answering Your Holiday Gardening Questions
51:21

On today's YBYG, host Mike McGrath answers your holiday related gardening questions as well as suggests a few more last-minute gift ideas. 

Dec 23, 2019
Ticks & Tricks- Reduce Tick Populations in Your Yard While Also Guaranteeing They'll Leave You Alone
54:21

On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath reveals ways to severely reduce the number of ticks in your yard as well as how to guarantee you won't get bitten. Plus, hear about a few more holiday gift ideas for gardeners. 

Dec 12, 2019
High School Science Fair Winner Shares Her Project on Measuring Midges DNA
54:21
On this week's YBYG, Mike McGrath interviews Sonja Michaluk, New Jersey high school science fair winner, who discusses her project on measuring the DNA of midges to determine the health of local waterways. Additionally, Mike suggests three more gardening books for holiday gift ideas in case you still need something for the gardener in your life. 
Dec 06, 2019
Gardening Books as Holiday Gifts & Sneak Peek of the Philadelphia Flower Show
51:50

Need gift ideas for the gardeners in your life? On today's YBYG, Mike McGrath shares three books on gardening that also make perfect holiday gifts. Plus, Sam Lemheney, designer of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, reveals what they have in store for the show in March 2020. 

Nov 30, 2019
The Safest Ways to Prune Evergreens and Holly
54:21

The holidays are fast approaching! Are you ready? Today on YBYG, host Mike McGrath reveals the safest ways to take cuttings from your evergreens and holly, revealing the timing for holiday greens success. 

Nov 22, 2019