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2 Feb, 2019

The Garden Journal Podcast: February 2, 2019

2019-02-21T10:10:07+00:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: February 2, 20192019-02-21T10:10:07+00:00
1 Feb, 2019

February’s Garden Chores

2019-02-11T12:32:42+00:00

February 2019 by Scott Canning, Director of Horticulture and Special Projects SOME THOUGHTS AND TIPS ON SEED STARTING When reflecting on my more than 30 years of professional gardening, I think learning plant propagation is among my most exciting adventures. Let’s face it, what gardener doesn’t want more plants? And when it comes to plant [...]

February’s Garden Chores2019-02-11T12:32:42+00:00
5 Jan, 2019

The Garden Journal Podcast: January 5, 2019

2019-02-21T10:15:55+00:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: January 5, 20192019-02-21T10:15:55+00:00
1 Dec, 2018

Firescaping

2019-02-11T12:34:00+00:00

By Donita L. Frazier, DVM, PhD Creating the hardscape for Ojos y Manos Garden during winter 2016. Photo: Clayton Bass Cold winter mornings are the perfect times to dream about new garden projects. Hardscape projects and landscape cleanup are still possible in early winter when planting is no longer feasible. Recent catastrophic fires [...]

Firescaping2019-02-11T12:34:00+00:00
1 Dec, 2018

The Garden Journal Podcast: December 1, 2018

2019-02-21T10:18:28+00:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: December 1, 20182019-02-21T10:18:28+00:00
3 Nov, 2018

The Garden Journal Podcast: November 3, 2018

2019-02-21T10:21:58+00:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: November 3, 20182019-02-21T10:21:58+00:00
1 Nov, 2018

November’s Garden Chores

2019-02-11T12:34:35+00:00

November 2018 By Scott Canning, Horticulture and Special Projects Director November is still a good time to plant or transplant deciduous trees and shrubs. It is getting too late to transplant conifers, because they continue to transpire (lose water from their needles) through the winter and suffer from the root-pruning that invariable accompanies transplanting. They [...]

November’s Garden Chores2019-02-11T12:34:35+00:00
1 Nov, 2018

Thank You, Nina Katz!

2018-10-24T13:57:09+00:00

Nina Katz Many of you have met Nina Katz, our New Mexico Youth Conservation Core (NMYCC) Lead. This month, we will have to say “so-long, farewell” to Nina as her 6-month term with us is ending. Nina has been a pivotal part of our team, from leading the NMYCC team of seven members in [...]

Thank You, Nina Katz!2018-10-24T13:57:09+00:00
6 Oct, 2018

The Garden Journal Podcast: October 6, 2018

2019-02-21T10:24:34+00:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: October 6, 20182019-02-21T10:24:34+00:00
1 Oct, 2018

October’s Garden Chores

2019-02-11T12:35:20+00:00

October 2018 By Scott Canning, Horticulture and Special Projects Director To repeat from last month:  Your continued work in the garden will pay future dividends. Remember that terrifying adage: “One year to seed; seven years to weed!" At this late point in the season, you can save yourself some effort by simply removing the flowers [...]

October’s Garden Chores2019-02-11T12:35:20+00:00

Weather Update for Sat. Feb. 23 – Garden CLOSED

Botanical Garden at Museum Hill CLOSED today, Feb. 23. Docent Training is canceled. Weather updates also posted to Facebook.