Garden Variety Whether you're a master gardener, just getting started or somewhere in between — there's always something new to learn in your garden and landscape. That's where Garden Variety comes in. On each episode we'll talk with horticulturists, foresters and other experts. We'll learn about vegetable gardens, lawns, native plants, trees and more. Garden Variety is the podcast for all the things you'd like to grow or grow better.
Garden Variety

Garden Variety

From Iowa Public Radio News

Whether you're a master gardener, just getting started or somewhere in between — there's always something new to learn in your garden and landscape. That's where Garden Variety comes in. On each episode we'll talk with horticulturists, foresters and other experts. We'll learn about vegetable gardens, lawns, native plants, trees and more. Garden Variety is the podcast for all the things you'd like to grow or grow better.

Most Recent Episodes

BONUS: Philadelphia Flower Show

In this bonus episode of Garden Variety, learn about the Philadelphia Flower Show from designer Kelly Norris.

The key to a successful garden - variety!

Variety is the spice of life and the key to getting the most out of your garden.

Flowers for that special some bud-y

Instead of going to the grocery store this season, grow flowers for your Valentine from home.

Water hydroponics good for anyway?

A horticulture expert shares ways to create your own indoor hydroponics system without breaking the bank.

Extra, extra! Seed all about it!

Horticulture experts discuss their favorite seed catalogs and picking the right plants for your garden.

Tree-mendous advice for your holiday plants

The holidays inspire many of us to bring new plants into our homes. Here's how to best care for them

Tree-mendous advice for your holiday plants

Holidays are betta with a poinsettia

Host Charity Nebbe talks with horticulturist Chris Currey about the long history of the poinsettia.

Bird is the word and less is more

More and more people are planting gardens with pollinators in mind. How about planting something nice for birds?

Let's get to the root of the issue

Ajay Nair, professor of Horticulture at Iowa State University, discusses the finer points of growing our own carrots.

Do weekend garden tasks before clocks fall back

Daylight hours are about to get even shorter. What's your outdoor agenda this weekend?

Do weekend garden tasks before clocks fall back