Posts Tagged ‘basil’

Garden Guru – Rain, Tomatoes, Basil

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 24, Parsons talks about the rain over the weekend and cooler September weather arriving this week, starting the tomato harvest for those ripening early, saving basil seeds and more. We’re always looking…

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Garden Guru – Peppers, Tomatoes, Basil

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 15 Parsons talks peppers, tomatoes and basil. He said the garden has you covered, whether it’s salsa, pizza or pesto. Summer weather is heating up this week too, so keep the garden…

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Garden Guru – Beans, Tomatoes, Cucumbers

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 14, Parsons talks about fast-growing beans, cucumbers and basil. The Brandywine tomatoes are behind schedule, but the peppers are mostly on time. And although it’s a little cooler this week, Parsons said…

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Garden Guru – Spring Rain

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 10, Parsons talks about Mother Earth providing some much-needed moisture this week and what it means for the garden after this last weekend’s heat wave.

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Garden Guru – Season Winding Down, But Basil Still Growing

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about moving towards the end of the growing season, using hoop houses and solar frames to extend greens-growing a little longer, and planning ahead for next year’s garden.

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Garden Guru – September, Basil Harvest, Cooler Weather

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about moving towards fall planting and harvesting with September here. However summer weather lingers with a high of 90 coming up Thursday. Basil and other herbs are coming out of the garden, along…

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Garden Guru – Smoke, Tomatoes, Compost

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Dan Langager stops by Parson’s garden despite the heavy smoke in the area to talk about how smoke affects both the garden and gardeners, crops ready for harvest like peppers, basil and potatoes, the important…

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Garden Guru – Trench Irrigation, Basil, Avoiding Summer Heat

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about getting into the garden early in the morning and late in the evening to avoid the summer heat, using trench and drip irrigation to automate your watering, pesto and other fun with…

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Garden Guru – Friendly Bugs, Summer Heat, Basil

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about getting out early to avoid the summer heat, bunches of basil and zucchini and friendly bugs in the garden – from praying mantises, to lady bugs, to nematodes.

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Garden Guru – Big Basil, Tomatoes, Summer Heat

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Dan Langager stops by Scott’s garden to check out the almost-ripe tomatoes, staying cool during summer heat and increasing watering, big-leaf basil (perfect for burgers, wraps and pesto), other herbs and more.

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Garden Guru – Cilantro, Basil, Sharing Veggies

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about replanting cilantro, basil going crazy, battling beetles on zucchini plants and sharing the garden goods with friends and neighbors.

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