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The Hoe Knows™ Garden Podcast

Featuring gardening insights, expert advice, and informative interviews, The Hoe Knows Garden Podcast offers short, information-packed episodes from Lis Friemoth, The Garden Hoe. You’ll find practical solutions to gardening problems and the latest scientific research in horticulture.

Do you have questions you’d like answered on a future podcast? Email The Garden Hoe with your inquiry.


Marigolds in the Garden

02 JulMarigolds [Podcast]


Marigold, as a common name for a gold flower, is found representing different flowers in different countries and for different cultures.

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Plant Drought

18 JunPlant Drought [Podcast]


It is reasonable to imagine that at some point in any growing season there may be droughty conditions.

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Interesting “A” Plants

04 JunInteresting Plants [Podcast]


There are so many plants and so little time to try them all. Most gardeners do their best to squeeze those…

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24 MayAbelia [Podcast]


Related to those gorgeous southern belle abelias, Abelia mosanensis brings cold hardiness, sweet fragrance, and lovely, early flowers to northern gardens.

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Calycanthus (Carolina Sweetshrub or Sweet Bubby) Podcast

24 MayCalycanthus [Podcast]


Looking for a perfect early evening, late spring garden activity? Go smell a Calycanthus in flower. Inhaling the sweet, fruity scent…

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Herbs Podcast

06 MayHerbs [Podcast]


Herbs play a vital role in completing gardens. Most often used for cooking, herbs provide the basis for medicinal treatments, they…

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Hellebores Podcast

14 AprHellebores [Podcast]


Helleborus (hellebore) are not the first flowers to open as the growing season swells, but they leave a lasting impression. An…

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Border Gardens Podcast

06 AprBorder Gardens [Podcast]


Landscape borders define space and delineate real and/or representational boundaries. Borders can invite or they can deter. They can be practical…

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Grown Your Own Luffa Podcast

05 AprGrow Your Own Luffa [Podcast]


When you think about those adorable, exfoliating loofah (common name) scrubbers, a gourd probably does not come to mind. But indeed,…

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Warm Season Veggies Podcast

04 AprWarm Season Veggies [Podcast]


When contemplating the appropriate timing for outdoor planting, note last frost dates, current and expected soil temperature readings as well as…

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